Understanding Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for learners who wish to raise awareness of mental health, creating a culture of care and the promotion of positive mental health. This qualification gives learners the opportunity to understand mental health, its associated care and how this can be applied to learners or colleagues in the workplace.

Entry requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Reside in the DL or TS postcode area, or within commuting distance of Darlington

What is the curriculum intent of this course?

The intent of this qualification is to give learners the skills to support colleagues with mental health problems. These skills will be gained by increasing the learner’s knowledge and understanding of mental health conditions and the principles of mental health first aid and how this can be implemented in the workplace.

What will the course cover?

The course will cover three sections:

  • Exploring mental health
  • Understanding how to support individuals with mental ill health
  • Understand a mental-healthy environment

What could I do when I have finished this course?

You could progress onto one of our many other courses, such as Distance Learning or CPD courses that will be made available to you to support your pathway within or towards employment.

Where and when will I learn?

Please refer to the timetable for course dates and times. This course is both classroom and online based.

Classroom based lessons

  • Tuesday 8 November
  • Tuesday 29 November
  • Tuesday 10 January
  • Tuesday 31 January

All other lessons will take place online via Google Classroom.

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring:

  • a notepad
  • a pen (or a digital device) to take notes
  • a file to store your work

How much will the course cost?

This course is free of charge.

What do I do next?

Please refer to the timetable for course dates and times before applying.

Apply for the​ course

If you require help with the form please contact us on 01325 405601, 07932 869325 or l&[email protected]

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