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Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health course 1 Day

Besure Training's Level 3 Award in supervising First Aid for Mental Health includes everything that is in our Level 1 & 2 Awards in 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. 

The Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health goes further int understanding a range of Hental Health disorders and what support/therapy is available and can be provided by professional healthcare     providers. 
 The Level 3 Award in supervising First Aid for Mental Health training course will develop the knowledge of the learner to describe the characteristics, including signs and/or symptoms. As well as this they will be able to describe the support & therapy provided by professional healthcare provider for of each of the following Mental Health conditions.       

• Depression      

• Anxiety      

• PTSD      

• Self-harm      

• Suicide      

• Eating disorders      

• Personality disorders      

• Bipolar      

• Psychosis      

• Schizophrenia 

Duration

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.

Syllabus

A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
• What is First Aid for Mental Health 

• Post-traumatic stress disorder
• Identifying mental health conditions

• Self-harm
• Providing advice and starting a conversation

• Suicide
• Stress

• Eating disorders
• Mental health conditions

• Personality disorders
• Drugs and alcohol • Bipolar disorder
• First Aid for Mental Health action plan

• Psychosis
• First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

• Schizophrenia
• Depression

• Anxiety

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 16 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 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Qualification

On successful completion of BeSure Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health training course, you will be awarded a Ofqual Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health. Course fees include certification and registration with FAA & Ofqual.​

Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Training course cost

In House Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses

BeSure Training can offer in house Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses for up to 16 delegates, prices start from £800 and all courses can be tailored to work around the hours you require to deliver the Level 3 Award in Supervising 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 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health Training Courses

There are regular open training courses that you can book which include Level 3 Award in Supervising 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.