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Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Course Overview

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.

What the course Covers

A range of subjects are covered including

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress and anxiety
How is this Course assessed

Assessment is by a multiple-choice question paper
Course Duration

4 contact hours normally deliver over half a day, 09:30 – 13:45

Delivery Type
Face-to-Face, Remote Learning
Course Qualification
Upon successful completion of the course, you will gain the Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
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.
Suggested progression
  • Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health
  • Level 2 Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health
  • Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
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