Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health

£60.00 + VAT

This two-hour RQF level 2 course is designed to create a broad understanding of the main mental health conditions that can impact individuals in the workplace. It follows on from the Level 1 Awareness of Workplace Mental Health course. (It is a requirement that you have completed the level 1 course before completing this course).

This course is an excellent way for you and your organisation to improve understanding of the main signs and symptoms of common mental health conditions to give individuals the confidence to discuss workplace mental health with colleagues and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.

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WHO IS IT FOR?

It is suitable for everyone in the organisation as it gives learners the skills and knowledge to recognise signs of a mental health condition, how to start conversations and how to signpost to an appropriate medical professional. This course is particularly useful for team leaders who wish to develop a greater understanding of how to provide support for workplace mental health issues and to help them to understand the role of the Mental Health First Aider in their team.

This course is currently run virtually with a real trainer via Zoom.

KEY TOPICS COVERED

During the two-hour First Aid for Mental Health course we will cover a broad range of topics (in addition to those covered in the level 1 course):

  • First aid action plan for mental health
  • Mental health in the workplace
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Personality disorders

Learners will also be provided with resources to complete independent learning on how to spot signs and symptoms of conditions such as bipolar disorder, psychosis and schizophrenia and how to complete a first aid action plan for mental health for their workplace

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The two hour course held over Zoom is £60 + VAT per delegate, which includes all course materials and qualification to receive a level 2 certificate on successful completion of the course.

If you would like to train a group of four or more individuals from your organisation, contact us to arrange a bespoke course with dates to suit you.

HOW LONG DOES THE COURSE LAST?

This course is held in one taught two-hour session over Zoom and 2-hours of guided independent learning.

WHAT NEXT?

Choose a date from the drop down menu to book your place, call or email us for further information or help with your booking or to discuss dates and options for a bespoke course for your organisation.

If you would like to train to become a Mental Health First Aider, you also need to book a level 1 and level 3 course.

Many organisations use this course to raise awareness of workplace mental health amongst team leaders and to help them to start developing a proactive action plan for mental health. Some individuals then take further training to become qualified Mental Health First Aiders by also completing the Level 3 course.

 

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Course Dates

Thursday 20th May 10:00-12:00, Wednesday 16th June 12:30-14:30, Friday 25th June 12:00-14:00, Thursday 1st July 16:30-18:30, Wednesday 7th July 12:30-14:30, Wednesday 15th September 12:30-14:30, Thursday 23rd September 16:00-18:00, Friday 1st October 10:00-12:00, Wednesday 6th October 10:00-12:00, Thursday 14th October 16:00-18:00, Wednesday 10th November 12:30-14:30, Thursday 18th November 16:00-18:00, Friday 26th November 10:00-12:00, Wednesday 1st December 12:30-14:30