Level 2 & Level 5 (In Scotland) RQF/SCQF
RQF Level 2 Award:
FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)
SCQF Level 5 Award:
Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5
Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.
This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.
Learners undertaking this course will be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and be a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.
Building on the Level 1/4 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health this course introduces the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan which allows learners to provide their peers with comprehensive guidance and support for a suspected mental health condition. Learners will be able to provide signposting to professional help and support that person whilst they are receiving professional assistance.
This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol and provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employers in implementing a positive mental health culture to support employees within a workplace.
A range of subjects are covered including:
Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5. This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.
The qualification is assessed through both a practical demonstration of the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and a multiple-choice question paper. A Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.
A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age to qualify.
We can run First Aid Courses at any suitable venue, for groups of up to 16 participants per
trainer. courses can be tailored to almost any situation or context that your organisation or group requires.
Red HackleTraining 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.
Booking with Red HackleTraining is simple and easy. Fill out the booking form then press submit, ensure you choose your payment option and select your course/s. Once we receive your booking form, we will email you with confirmation of place/s and any other details pertaining to your selected course/s and payment option within 24hrs.
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