This Course is Distance Learning (DL) and can be completed from your office or at home via Zoom.
This qualification will provide you with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. You will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.
The course includes how to recognise and manage stress and understanding the impact of substance abuse. You will also learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:
This qualification is available to learners aged 16 years or over. Learners must have the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the reference manual and additional resources.
In addition, the learner will need access to a computer with a reasonable internet connection in order to access the distance learning resources and communicate with the Trainer/Assessor.
The qualification has 6 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 14 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of contact hours that the learner will have with the Trainer/Assessor.
TQT includes GLH but considers unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to achieve the qualification.
It is beneficial for the learner to undertake additional independent learning for example, by doing research on the internet.
An Award in Supervising/Leading First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.
This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.
The qualification is assessed by a professional discussion with the Trainer/Assessor and evidenced by a recorded video call.
The learner has a maximum of 60 minutes to complete the assessment. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred..
Red Hackle Training is insured through Hiscox Insurance Company, we cover the requirements of the HSE and fulfil the HSE due diligence requirements.
Note – the HSE sets a trainer to student ratio of 1:12 people and our costs are based on
working with a group of 12. If you only have a small number of candidates for the course it would
be worth trying to contact other local organisation who may require training to try and fill your
course, to reduce the per head costs for yourself.
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PLEASE BE AWARE: Payment is due 30 days before the course start date, or 30 days on receipt of your invoice if this is more than 30 days prior to course start date. The course Payment should be paid, or course cancelled a minimum of 7 Days before start of course, this would result in you not receiving a refund of any kind!!
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