What is it?
The Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health (RQF).
Who is it for?
The role of a first aider for mental health is to provide basic mental health support or to be the first response to someone in need, usually in the workplace. The first aider for mental health is not clinically qualified to assess, diagnose or treat mental ill health but they will know the basic tools to listen to individuals who require first response support for their mental health.
Where and when?
Our next course will take place in Glasgow city centre on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 May 2020.
How long will it take?
The course runs from 9.30am – 4.30pm each day.
What is covered?
This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to the principles of first aid for mental health, recognising mental ill health in self and others, supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace, understanding how to promote a wellness culture in the workplace and the importance of resilience and self-care for first aiders for mental health.
How is it assessed?
Learners must answer a series of multiple-choice questions.
How much does it cost?
The course costs £170 + VAT per person. This includes tuition, training materials, a full colour course manual, candidate registration with our Awarding Body, assessment and certification.