Mental Health First Aid Qualification


MHFAE Qualification Course

This online 15hr course is accredited by Mental Health First Aid England.

Completion of this course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider and gives you:

 

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix


​Costs:

  • The course is valued at£300 per person.(50% discounts available for BTCA Members, key workers or large organisation group bookings)

 

Formats:

  • Four online sessions of approx two hours duration, plus self study and activity units consisting of around 7+ additional hours.
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  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities.

  • Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.

 

Takeaways

Everyone who completes the course gets:
  • A certificate to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health