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Supervising First Aid for Mental Health:
2-Day

Please contact us to discuss group or on site bookings.

RQF Level 3 Award:

FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

SCQF Level 6 Award:
Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This course builds on the Level 2/5 Award in First Aid for Mental Health covering a wider range of mental health conditions.  It goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.

The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?

  • Identifying mental health conditions

  • Providing advice and starting a conversation

  • Drugs and alcohol

  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan

  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

  • Depression

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Self-harm

  • Suicide

  • Eating disorders

  • Personality disorders

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Psychosis

  • Anxiety

  • Schizophrenia

Support Group Meeting
Course Duration

This course runs over 12 hours spread over at least 2 days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire, providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in Leading First Aid in Mental Health at SCQF Level 6. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

Assessment

Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment. A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

Numbers

A minimum of 6 and a maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. All candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

Location

We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out, accommodation and travelling. Please contact us for an On-Site Training quote. Our quotes include the instructors daily rate, course certificate fees, course material fees, travel & accommodation (if required) plus VAT. There are no nasty surprises at the end.

In-House / On-site courses

If you have several employees that you wish to train for Supervising First Aid for Mental Health why not consider an onsite course. Field Crafting UK are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements. To learn more why not submit an On-Site Training enquiry.

Training Books

All of our courses are supported by a comprehensive illustrated training book which is included in your training pack.

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