Advanced course to address problems and improve workplace culture
Duration: 2 days
Suggested progression: Annual refresher training
Supervising First Aid for Mental Health online course
Due to the coronavirus lockdown, the Level 3 Supervising First Aid for Mental Health classroom course is not currently available. However, we are offering both the Level 3 course and the Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health course via Zoom remote learning. Click here to learn more!
Take a look at our training schedule for all future Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health training open course dates.
About the Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
The Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health is an advanced Ofqual (RQF) certified course for individuals responsible for managing health & safety in the workplace.
While covering everything in the Level 1 and Level 2 courses, the Level 3 Award expands its focus to a wider array of mental health conditions and potential treatments.
It is specifically aimed at trainers, assessors and supervisor-level employees with the ability to make actionable changes within the workplace.
Who is the Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health for?
This 2-day course provides a detailed overview of a wide range of mental health conditions, and how these issues can be supported and treated by healthcare professionals. As well as covering all of the points from the Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications, the Level 3 Award offers specific and actionable advice to individuals with training, assessment and supervisory responsibilities.
Candidates taking this course will receive the most thorough possible grounding in mental health issues and the ways in which they impact on the workplace. They will learn not just to identify a wide array of mental health problems, but also to begin fruitful conversations with colleagues, plan and instil better working cultures, and provide medically-supported advice.
What does the course consist of?
A wide range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered, including:
- What is First Aid for Mental Health?
- Identifying mental health conditions
- Providing advice and starting a conversation
- Mental health conditions
- Drugs and alcohol
- First Aid for Mental Health action plan
- First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Eating disorders
- Personality disorders
- Bipolar disorder
A minimum of 12 hours spread over at least two days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but must be completed within 6 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.
A maximum of 16 students are allowed on each course, with a minimum age of 16 years. Certificates can be offered to all candidates, subject to assessment.
A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. There is no expiry of the qualification, but annual refresher training is recommended.
Book your Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health training today
Mental health awareness is perhaps the prevailing issue of our time, and first aid training is a valuable investment in the health and wellbeing of your employees. Contact us today to book your place, or check out our Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications for an introduction to mental health training.
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