ONLINE Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition, either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague. 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.

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation

Qualification duration: The qualification has 2 assigned online guided learning hours with the trainer/assessor.(GLH) This will be followed with additional hours to undertake additional independent self-learning

Assessment: The qualification is assessed through online video professional discussion with the trainer/assessor. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred

Certification: The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that learners attend annual refresher training. Learners will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

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