Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health – Level 1

4 Hours Practical Training Level 1 Award




Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

Where and When?

At your venue on a date and time to suit your group (min 6 delegates).

Who Should attend?

All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into becoming qualified in First Aid for Mental Health.

Course outline

A range of subjects are covered including:

Course Duration

This course takes place over 4 hours and will include both theory and practical elements.

Assessment & Certification

A Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF). This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years. The qualification is assessed through a multiple-choice question paper.

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£420.00 +VAT Group bookings of up to 12.

If you have more than 12 learners, please let us know as we will provide more trainers.

Are you compliant?

If you are unsure which course is most suitable for you or your workplace visit the HSE website for guidance

Suggested Progression



First Aid at Work
First Aid for Mental Health - Level 2
Supervising First Aid for Mental Health - Level 3