Supervising First Aid for Mental Health(2 day Practical or Virtual via Teams RQF 3)

Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Course is available either at your place of work over 2 days of your choosing, or at any of our training venues across the UK.

The course will equip you with the necessary skills to understand and recognise signs of mental ill health, the confidence to support and reassure a person in distress, and the knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support.

Who is this course most suitable for?

This course is ideal for anyone in the workplace, as well as individuals who wish to have a better understanding of mental health issues, and how to help.

Our two day course qualifies you as a Supervising First Aider for Mental Health, giving you:

  • A thorough understanding of mental health and mental illness
  • How to provide advice and support for a person presenting a mental health condition
  • How to recognise a range of mental health conditions
  • The first aid for mental health action plan and how to utilise it
  • The impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • How to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Understanding a range of mental health disorders and the support / therapy provided by healthcare professionals

Course content

Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Course covers the following subjects:

  • What is first aid for mental health

  • Identifying mental health conditions

  • Providing advice & starting a conversation

  • Stress

  • Drugs & alcohol

  • First aid action plan for mental health

  • Mental health in the workplace

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Self-harm

  • Suicide

  • Eating disorders

  • Personality disorders

  • Bipolar disorder

  • Psychosis

  • Schizophrenia


At your place of work: Our costs vary depending on the number of learners on a course - please call us for a competitive quote


Two 6 hour Days of Practical or Virtual Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Training.

Course times for the training can be flexible to suit you and your staff. 


On completion of the course you will receive an FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (Level 3 RQF) accredited certificate .

Where can I do it:

This course can be run at your place of work anywhere in the UK.

Please contact us to discuss our latest course prices and available discounts.

Essential info:

Please be aware that the content of the First Aid for Mental Health course can be triggering for some individuals, as there are several sensitive subject matters that must be covered.

We advise that, before booking, learners download the Course Factsheet (available at the top of this page), and read through the course content.

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss any elements of the course, please contact us.

For a competitive quote or to find out more about our courses please call us on 0330 223 2015 or email