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Supervising Mental Health

The Training and Recruitment House

The Training and Recruitment House

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As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/IOSH/FAA. This course leads to certification in the FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF).

Assessment method: The qualification is assessed through two written assessment papers and the practical demonstration of the first aid action plan for mental health. Learners must successfully pass all parts of the assessment to be awarded the qualification.

There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.

Guided learning hours (GLH): 12 
Total qualification time (TQT): 14

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace.

Entry Requirements

The qualification is available to learners aged 16 or over.

It is recommended that learners should hold a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.

It may be possible to allocate a reasonable adjustment to a learner who has a disability, medical condition or learning need; learners should contact us to discuss.

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place on our Website or Contact us on 02838 39 45 80

If you would like our trainers to go out and deliver onsite with yourselves, contact for costs.

You can also email us at [email protected]

Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health

  • Define mental health
  • Indicate understanding of the stigma surrounding mental health
  • Identify factors that can affect a person’s mental health
  • Understand the role of a First Aider for mental health

2. Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition.

  • Outline the advice that should be provided to a person suffering from a suspected mental health condition
  • Know when to contact the emergency services in respect of first aid for mental health

3. Know how to recognise and manage stress

  • Identify signs of stress
  • State how stress can be managed

4. Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health

  • State potential effects of alcohol and drug abuse on a person’s mental health

5. Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place

  • Demonstrate the application of the first aid action plan for mental health

6. Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

  • State key factors in providing a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Describe how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

7. Understand a range of mental health disorders and the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers

Describe the characteristics, including signs and/or symptoms, of each of the following mental health conditions:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Bipolar
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia

Describe the support & therapy provided by professional healthcare

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Bipolar
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia

Certification

The qualification does not have an expiry date but keeping up to date with changes to policies, procedures and new legislation through ongoing CPD is vital.

Sector:
  • Advice services
  • Carers
  • Children and families
  • Community development
  • Disability
  • Education/training
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Volunteer development
  • Women
  • Young people
Tags:
  • Mental health
  • first aid
  • Training
  • staff
  • work
  • WORKPLACE
  • employers
  • employees
  • Qualification
  • Education

Date and Time

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Location

44-48 Carleton Street
Portadown, County Armagh
BT62 3EP
United Kingdom

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