RQF Level 2 Award:
FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)
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 a
comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be to act should a condition be suspected.
This course is also suitable for any person who is interested in supporting others who may have concerns around thier mental wellbeing and health.
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. The 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.
The course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol and provides learners with the skills and knowledge to assist employes in implementing a positive mental health
culture to support employees within a workplace.
A range of subjects are covered including:
What is first aid for mental health?
Identifying mental health conditions
Providing advice and starting a conversation
Drugs and alcohol
First Aid for Mental health action plan
First Aid for mental health in the workplace