This specially designed regulated one-day training course for schools and universities offers a recognised UK government level 2 FAA Award and qualification. The course is available face-to-face or online and is accompanied by a course manual.
The course will give participants the skills and tools to recognise the early signs of mental health conditions, an understanding of mental health, and the factors that can affect mental wellbeing.
The course will provide participants with a range of practical tools and techniques to help grow their confidence to support themselves, their colleagues, students, and peers. Participants will also learn how to prevent issues from arising by building a supportive culture, encouraging positive conversations, and creating a healthy climate around mental wellbeing.
Participants will not be taught how to diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by professionals who have the appropriate knowledge, experience, and qualifications.
The regulated training course offers a RQF qualification and an FAA level 2 Award and is suitable for all staff that work in education and anyone who actively engages with young adults working or studying in schools or universities.
On completion of the training the participant will be able to:
Note: Individual and small group bookings are welcome for this course (discount available for bookings of 2 or more and for charities/not for profit organisations). Please contact for details.
Please note that the First Aid for Mental Health and Awareness courses are not bespoke to a university or school environment. They have been designed to work across sectors.