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FAA Level 2 Award First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)
 

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.  Our course will provide you with tools to support that person whilst they receive professional assistance. 
 
Course Summary: This course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance ummary:and support for a suspected mental health condition. Learners will be able to provide signposting to professional help and support that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.
This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol and provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employers in implementing a positive mental health culture to supportemployees within a workplace.
This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.
Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

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]
Assessment The qualification is assessed through both a practical demonstration of the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan, and a multiple-choice question paper.
Certification Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.


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

 
 
Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.  Our course will provide you with tools to support that person whilst they receive professional assistance.  

Course Summary:  This course covers a wider range of mental health conditions and 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 how 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 • A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail.  

Assessment Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment at the end of each day.
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)

This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

 

For prices and availability contact Anita August on 07798 751915
anita.august@safeforall.org.uk