Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness - (accreditation number: 603/3794/1)

Lear Training

Lear Training

The purpose of this qualification is to provide learners with an understanding and awareness of mental health, common mental health disorders and issues, help reduce stigma and discrimination and encourage people to talk about mental health. Furthermore, the qualification should provide learners with the ability to apply their knowledge of mental health through recognising and responding to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others and be able to offer mental health first aid to people experiencing mental ill health.

Unit 1 - Mental Health Awareness

This unit provides learners with an understanding of mental health through definitions of mental health and the mental health continuum. They will learn how to reduce and challenge the stigma and discrimination, which are often caused by prejudice and a lack of knowledge. The unit also covers mental health statistics and helps to separate mental health facts from the myths.


Unit 2 - Mental Health First Aid

In unit 2, those taking the qualification will develop the ability to recognise and respond to the signs of mental ill health in themselves and others, and be able provide initial help to a person experiencing mental ill health. What is mental health first aid (MHFA)? MHFA is the help offered to someone who is either: » Developing a mental health issue » Experiencing a worsening of a mental health issue » In a mental health crisis

There are four key aims of MHFA:

1.Preserve life

2.Prevent further harm

3.Provide comfort

4.Promote recovery



The course is delivered via blended learning that requires attendees to complete e-learning and a full day workshop. 


  • E-assessment
  • Advice services
  • Carers
  • Children and families
  • Community development
  • Community relations
  • Disability
  • Education/training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Sport/recreation
  • Volunteer development
  • Women
  • Young people

Date and Time

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Lisburn Racquets Club
36 Belfast Road
BT27 4AS
United Kingdom

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