This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace.
Learners would acquire all knowledge as per level 1 course;
- What is First Aid for Mental Health
- Identifying mental health conditions
- Providing advice and starting a conversation
- Detailing mental health conditions
and move to cover extra content of level 2
- Drugs & Alcohol
- First aid action plan for mental health
- Mental health in the workplace
Learners will also learn how identify the signs of stress and how to appropriately manage these symptoms. Research has shown that work is the biggest cause of stress which can stop people performing at their best; therefore, identifying and dealing with these issues could make a profound impact on your business.
You will also be trained on the implementation of a first aid action plan for mental health. This process will standardise the approach to mental health in the workplace, helping your business implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
You will also learn and understand the impact of substance abuse.
What to expect and course delivery:
A mix of self learning and tutor support webinar sessions will guide you through this course with accredited material, virtual discussions and Q&A’s.
You will receive 3 x 1 hour tutor supported webinar sessions, course content and material will be provided via email along with a reference booklet. It is recommended each candidate conduct a minimum of 4 hours self-learning from the material provided in order to gain the best knowledge from this qualification (please include correct email address at time of booking in order to get the documents to you).
After successful completion of the above a virtual assessment is required by First Aid Awards (FAA) in order to pass this qualification this will be arranged with you and the instructor after content has been viewed.
Internet access, Microsoft Teams are essential to complete this course.
More details can be found on the course specification link below;
Full course and assessment must be completed within 3 weeks of the course commencement date