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FAA Level 2 (RQF) Award in First Aid For Mental Health
This course will be delivered by Distance Learning or Group TrainingThis 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 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:
- 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
DurationThis course runs over 6 hours spread over 1 day. Ideally, the course should be run over one day, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire, providing it is completed within 6 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.
NumbersA maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age to qualify.
Assessment & CertificationThe 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.
Course: FAA Level 2 (RQF) Award in First Aid For Mental Health
Course Delivery: Group Training
Price per person: £105.00
Date: May 22nd 2024
Time: 09.15 - 16.15
Venue: Amplio Training Centre, Kennaway House Coburg Road, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8NG
If this date is not suitable for your needs please contact us with a view to arranging another scheduled course or an in house course at your premises subject to us assessing the suitability of your premises.
These courses can be set at your own pace with tutor support. The learner
is required to undertake self-learning compromising of a series of modules
and assessment within a time framework e.g. 3 weeks.
The trainer will have contact with the learners on a regular basis (email/phone/webchat) to allow monitoring of their learning and to offer guidance and ultimately when they are ready for the assessment.
The assessment is by professional discussion and where relevant practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence
Learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks. Contact us.
These courses are scheduled as set in scheduled courses or arranged to
meet the needs and timing for the organisation. Contact
The schedule will be set within the time required for the specific course e.g. 0900 - 1500 and delivered through webinar however learners must be prepared to arrange with the Trainer individual assessment time that can take up to an hour.
The assessment is by professional discussion and, where relevant, practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence.
Prior to the course learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks.
FAA has an FAA Reasonable Adjustment Policy but due to the level of unsupervised learning, a learner will need the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the manual, PowerPoint presentation and any other resources.
Group Training - face to face
In our Group Training COVID-19 safety guidance is strictly adhered to at
all times whether training is at our own venue or delivered at your premises.
Learners are required to follow any safety precautions in place
Any courses not scheduled can be arranged
on request by contacting us.
Our programs are professional and adaptable to meet the needs of the individual and training groups as a whole and maximise learner potential.
We endeavour to ensure our training sessions are innovative and interactive, using a variety of training tools and realistic scenarios to encourage discussion and learning.
To minimise the time spent in classroom courses can be delivered through
blended learning; Group Training and Distance Learning.
We can provide the venue or come to you in line with COVID-19 Safety Guidance.
Training can be booked on evening or weekends if required. We can spread the course over a number of sessions to suit your needs.
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