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Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace: Level 3 Award (RQF)

Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace: Level 3 Award (RQF)

This two-day course is specifically designed to immerse students in the critical components of mental health first aid in the workplace. Completing this course gives attendees a better understanding of mental health.
Course Type: Full Time
Course Price: £295
Course Period: 2Day(s)
Course Type : Full Time |
Course Price : £295 |
Course Period : 2 Day(s)

Course Overview

Mental Health First Aid Course Leeds

This two-day course is specifically designed to immerse learners in the critical aspects of Mental Health First Aid in the workplace. Completing this course gives attendees a deeper understanding of mental health, which improves their ability to listen to and respond to colleagues’ mental health concerns, participate in risk assessments, and contribute to the development of mental health policies.

Graduates of this course will be capable of directing those experiencing mental health challenges to appropriate support channels, such as healthcare services or reputable charities, qualifying them as workplace mental health first aiders.

What You’ll Learn

Participants will delve into important mental health topics prevalent in today’s workplace, such as stress, PTSD, depression, and anxiety. The curriculum covers emergency assistance in crisis situations, recognising workplace stress indicators, and developing effective mental health strategies.

Key Learning Points Include:

  • Define mental health and distinguish between different mental health conditions.
  • Understanding what influences mental well-being.
  • Learn about the mental health continuum.
  • The duties and responsibilities of a mental health first aider.
  • Essential characteristics for effective mental health first aid.
  • A structured approach to addressing mental health issues.
  • Guidance for supporting workforce reintegration following mental health leave.
  • Incorporating physical first aid for mental health emergencies.
  • Techniques for assessing risk.
  • Recognising critical mental health emergencies.
  • Stress management strategies and how to recognise crisis signs.
  • Understanding the range of suicide risks.
  • A comprehensive overview of mental health issues such as self-harm and eating disorders.
  • Developing empathy and supportive skills for people with mental health issues.
  • A review of mental health legislation.
  • Developing a positive attitude towards mental health and shaping workplace culture.

Ideal Participants

This course is ideal for anyone looking to improve their understanding of mental health and learn how to foster positive well-being in themselves and others in the workplace.

Please be aware that the course content includes sensitive topics such as suicide and self-harm, which may be distressing for some. Participants are free to leave the course at any time if they find it overwhelming.

Prospective Attendees Should Evaluate Their Comfort Level With These Subjects Before Enrolling, and Are Encouraged To Contact Us For A Discussion If Unsure.

For immediate mental health support, call Samaritans at 116 123 or NHS 111.

Participants must be at least 16 years old and possess a basic understanding of English (Level 2).

Large Group Bookings

For large group bookings, please inquire about our on-site or private virtual training options.

Assessment and Certification

To obtain the QualSafe Level 3 qualification, delegates must successfully complete two multiple-choice question papers. Attendees who pass all assessments will receive the QualSafe Level 3 Award in Mental Health: Workplace First Aider Qualification, which is valid for three years.

Benefits and Prices

We guarantee the best value in our courses by matching the price of any comparable course. Upon completion, participants will receive a QualSafe Awards certificate of recognition. For on-site training requests, please contact us for a personalised consultation.

Contact Us at 0808 164 2780 for more information or to schedule training. We are available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.



We guarantee the best value first aid at work courses in Leeds. We promise to price match any like for like course.

Course Type

Our Mental Health First Aid Courses are available either as public courses or on-site courses for groups of up to 12 people.


Our Level 3 Mental Health First Aid Course is fully accredited by Qualsafe Awards.

Our Accreditations

First Aid Industry Body

The First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) is a leading first aid training accreditation body. Their courses are recognised by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). Our first aid at work courses are accredited by the FAIB.


The Federation of First Aid Training Organisations (FOFATO) represent over 400 first aid training providers throughout the UK. A FOFATO member displays you meet a level of due diligence with regards to training standards.

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Registering with an Ofqual awarding organisation like Qualsafe ensures that the training you receive is of the highest quality, and that the qualifications we provide are accredited through a government-approved and nationally recognised qualification.

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