Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness

Level 1 (RQF) Award (1/2 Day)

Mental Health Awareness Course Overview

In this Mental Health Awareness course, we will increase learners’ understanding of common mental health conditions and their own Mental Health, including how or when it might suffer, and what they can do about it.

This course is suitable for all employees (in any work environment) who would benefit from understanding more about Mental Health and how to support themselves and colleagues in the workplace. The course is introductory and no prior knowledge or training is required.

It will raise awareness of Mental Health, encourage early intervention to aid recovery, increase confidence in dealing with Mental Health issues and will reduce stigma in the workplace.

The Mental Health Awareness course is an excellent way to support your nominated Workplace Mental Health First Aiders and create a culture of wellness within your organisation.

Why does an employer’s duty of care include staff Mental Health?

Employers have a legal duty of care to ensure that employees are provided with a safe working environment and must take reasonable care to prevent personal injury (including mental or physical harm) that may arise in the workplace.

Mental Health First Aid in the workplace

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RQF Yes (Ofqual Regulated)
Level 1
Certificate Validity 3 years (Annual refresher training recommended)
Duration 1/2 day
Prerequisites None
Assessment The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.
Mental Health Awareness – What You Will Learn
  • What is Mental Health First Aid?
  • What factors can affect our Mental Health?
  • Identifying Mental Health conditions
  • Recognising when someone is in crisis
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Support and signposting to professional help
  • Overcoming stigma
  • How to create a positive workplace culture

Please be aware that this course focuses on employees in the workplace and covers subjects that some people may find distressing, including suicide and self-harm. If a delegate feels overwhelmed, they will be fully supported, but can leave the course at any time.

Tactical Tuition Mental Health Awareness
Mental Health Awareness Course – Location + Duration

This course can be run in-house, or at a location of your choice for up to 12 delegates.

The HSE require at least 4 training contact hours for this course, which can be delivered in half a day.

Delegates must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course.


Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable for those looking to understand and improve their knowledge about mental health and to learn the skills to support their own and others’ positive wellbeing in the workplace.


Mental Health Awareness – Qualification

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Level 1 (RQF) Mental Health Awareness Certificate, which is valid for three years. This course is Regulated by Ofqual under their Regulated Quality Framework (RQF) and accredited by the FAA.


Cost

Our prices are hard to beat and we always work with you to ensure that you get the best training for your budget.

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Mental Health Awareness Course Book

A comprehensive fully illustrated training book to supplement the Mental Health Awareness course is included in your training pack.

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Regulated by Ofqual

Under their Regulated Quality Framework (RQF) and accredited by the FAA and FutureQuals.

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