Mental Health First Aid In The Workplace

(For Team leaders and Supervisors)

Level 3 VTQ
Two-day course (12-hours)

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course provides you with an understanding of common mental health issues, awareness of the signs and symptoms and the skills with which to support wellbeing.

We can come to you in your own workplace, to train your team or you can attend a course at your nearest training centre.

Our MHFA courses independently quality assured; delivered by experienced instructors with the most up-to-date, engaging methods of learning, designed to give you confidence.


£199 per learner at our venues


Discounts automatically apply for multiple bookings

Further discounts available when we come to you to train your team

Poor mental health costs UK employers up to £45 billion each year. That's the equivalent of more than £1,500 per employee in the UK. Research in 2020 uncovered that for every £1 spent on supporting people's mental health, employers get approximately £5 back on their investment in reduced presenteeism, absenteeism and staff turnover (Deloitte 2020).

​What does this course cover?

  • Understanding mental health and mental illness

  • Providing support to someone indicating poor mental health

  • Recognising the range of mental health conditions

  • Mental Health First Aid action planning and it's implementation

  • The consequences of substance abuse on mental health

  • How to promote and champion a positive mental health culture

  • The support available from healthcare providers for mental health disorders

Who needs this qualification?

Anyone in a supervisory or team leading capacity who wants a greater understanding of common mental health issues, and how to support appropriately.

Call us for advice on 01202 934964

Mental Health First Aid for Supervisors and Team Leaders

Is this course for me?

The Mental Health First Aid Level 3 course is designed for anyone in a supervisory or team leading capacity who wants a greater understanding of common mental health issues, and how to support appropriately.

Does this course meet the standard I require?

This course is independently quality assured by ProTrainings UK, endorsed by Skills for Care and endorsed by TQUK. This course has also been independently verified for CPD. You will receive a CPD certified time credit statement to prove your continuing professional development when you have finished your training.

What topics will be covered?

  • Recognising mental ill health
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Stereotyping, stigma and discrimination
  • Wellbeing and resilience
  • Stress - definition, affect and management
  • Types of ill health
  • Recognising changes in an employee
  • Starting a discussion
  • Offering support
  • Supporting a return to work
  • Confidentiality
  • Empathy and sympathy
  • The role of the counsellor
  • Employer assistance program
  • Managing workloads
  • Employer attitudes
  • Wellness action plan
  • S.H.U.S.H
  • Workplace awareness
  • Samaritans
  • Looking after yourself

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