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Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid Training course 1 Day

Completion of Besure Training's Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health includes everything that is in our Level 1 Award in Awareness of Mental Heath first aid giving the learner an understanding of what mental health is, why people develop Mental Health conditions and the role of a First Aider for Mental Health. Helping the person to define mental health, demonstrate understanding of the stigma surrounding Mental Health and Identify factors that can affect a person’s mental health. 

In addition to the items cover in our Level 1 Award in Awareness of Mental Heath first aid course the learners will also understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health, this will enable the learner to state potential effects of alcohol and drug abuse on a person’s mental health.

The Level 2 Award in Mental Health First Aid will teach the learner to understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to demonstrate the application of the first aid action plan for mental health.

Prevention is always better than cure and with this in mind the Mental Health First Aider will also be able to benefit the business and employees by assisting with the implementation of a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
  

Duration

A minimum of 6 hours spread over at least one day. Ideally, the course should be run in one day, but must be completed within 3 weeks of starting the course, with each training session a minimum of two hours.

Syllabus

A 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
• Stress
• Mental health conditions
• Drugs and alcohol
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

Assessment

A range of methods are used, including practical and questioning, at the end of the course there is a 30 minute open and multiple-choice assessment paper to be completed.

Numbers A maximum of 16 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate is a lifelong qualification but it is recommended that refresher training is carried out every 3 years.

Level 2 Award First Aid for Mental Health Qualification

On successful completion of BeSure  Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health training course, you will be awarded a Ofqual  Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health. Course fees include certification and registration with FAA & Ofqual.

Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Training course cost

In House Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses

BeSure Training can offer in house Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses for up to 16 delegates, prices start from £500 and all courses can be tailored to work around the hours you require to deliver the Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Training to your staff.

* Training venues can be arranged for your course if required at additional costs, please contact us about your training requirements to discuss what we can offer you. 

Costs for individual Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses

There are regular open training courses that you can book which include Level 2 First Aid for Mental Health Training Certification, First Aid for Mental Health Training manual, Sandwich lunch and Tea/Coffee refreshments on the course.

The cost is from £125 per person.