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799 Level 3 Supervising Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace


Date: 22/11/2022

Time: 09:30 - 16:30

Statutory/Business: £260.00

Voluntary Sector/Social Enterprise: £230.00

Winchester Vineyard
Unit A, Bar End Industrial Estate
SO23 9NR

This course is run over 2-days on Tuesday 22nd and 29th November, to gain your Level 3 qualification, you must attend both days

Mental Health First Aid won’t teach you to be a therapist, but it will teach you to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and potentially stop a crisis from happening.

This two-day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider at Work, giving you
· An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect the wellbeing
· Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
· Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
· Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
· Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

There will be additional work set for you to do between the two classes, please ensure that you have the time to do this to achieve the qualification. It is suggested that you should do around 3 – 4 hours of work to prepare for session 2.

Learning Outcomes, by the end of this course you will be able to

1. Explain role of The Mental Health First Aider
2. Show increased awareness of how to talk to someone experiencing a mental health crisis
3. Identify someone suffering with stress problems
4. Explain the impact of substance misuse on mental health
5. List 3 or more features of positive mental health cultures in the workplace
6. List 3 or more mental health conditions and give suggested support or therapy options


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