Online Mental Health First Aid courses  

We're delighted to now be delivering Mental Health First Aid courses on line.  

We can now deliver the half-day Mental Health Aware course, as well as the flagship two-day programme, which will qualify you to become a fully accredited Mental Health First Aider online!  

Online Mental Health First Aid Training 

This course is delivered online and delivers the same high quality courses online. Carried out on the MHFA learning platform, you will learn the same material and be given the same learning resources as you would if you were meeting us physically.  
 
At least one in four people in the UK are affected by a mental health condition at some point in their life. 
 
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. Everyone on an Adult MHFA course is taught a set of skills which enables them to support someone experiencing mental health issues. 
 
Each and every MHFA course is delivered by one of our quality assured instructors who has attended the seven day instructor training programme accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health. 
 

Online two-day Mental Health First Aid course (Accredited Mental Health First Aider training) 

What will I learn on the two-day online MHFA course? 

An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing 
Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues 
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress 
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening 
Knowledge to help someone recover their mental health by guiding them to further support 
The two-day online course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. Training is delivered through a mixture of four individual e-learning activities hosted on the MHFA England Online Learning Hub and four live sessions delivered securely in the virtual classroom via the MHFA online platform. 
 
Individual learning is a combination of videos, workbook activities, quizzes and reading, which can be done at an individual's own pace in advance of each live session. This learning in total takes between three and six hours, depending on priot knowledge.  
 
The live sessions will be led by a qualified and approved MHFA instructor and will be a mix of slides, videos, group discussions and case study activities. 

All pre-learning must be completed to receive your certificate. 

The schedule for this course is as follows: 

Session one (day one AM) 

E-learn session 1 – self-learning, prior to live session one 
Live session 1 – approx two and a half hours, 10:00 - 12:30 

Session two (day one PM) 

E-learn session 2 – self-learning, prior to live session two 
Live session 2 – approx two and a half hours, 13:15 - 15:30/45 

Session three (day two AM) 

E-learn session 3 – self-learning, prior to live session three 
Live session 3 – approx two and a half hours,10:00 - 12:30 

Session four (day three PM) 

E-learn session 4 – self-learning, prior to live session four 
Live session 4 – approx two hours from 13:00 - 15:00 
 
The course covers all of the same subject matter as the traditional 2-day course that is delivered in the physical environment. 
 
All learners will receive an MHFA manual and workbook, containing all the material they need to complete the course and continue learning as a Mental Health First Aider. 
 
The cost for this excellent and invaluable training course is just £295 per person + VAT plus £25 for manual and workbook 
 
We can deliver this material over more days, intersperse bespoke materials, or discuss a way of delivering according to your requirements.  
 
We have two-day courses scheduled on the following dates -  
24th and 25th of March 2021 - click here to book a place  
15th and 16th of April 2021 - click here to book a place 
28th and 29th of April 2021 - click here to book a place  
13th and 14th May 2021 - click here to book a place 
 
25th and 26th May 2021 - click here to book a place  
10th and 11th June 2021 - click here to book a place 
22nd and 23rd June 2021 - click here to book a place  
8th and 9th July 2021 - click here to book a place 
22nd and 23 July 2021 - click here to book a place 
Costs for in-house training for your organisation can be obtained by contacting us direct via info@setas.org.uk 
One-day online 'Mental Health First Aid Champion' course 

Our one-day course is a non accredited overview which covers the basics of mental health. The content can be delivered flexibly, according to your requirements. We can deliver over one full day, two half days or split sessions over three or four days.  

Course description 
Delegates will gain an understanding of common mental health issues and the knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness. The course gives delegates the ability to spot signs of mental ill health and the skills to support positive wellbeing for themselves and others. 
 
All delegates receive a mental health first aid manual and workbook to support their learning. 
 
This course is suitable for those who want to gain a greater awareness of mental health, to detect early symptoms of some mental health illnesses and the skills to support their own and others’ positive wellbeing. 
Option 1: Two live sessions (over one full or two half-days) 
Live session 1 – (approx. 3hr 35min) 
Live session 2 – (approx. 3hr 20min) 
 
 
Topics covered 
About Mental Health First Aid 
About mental health and stress in the workplace 
Action planning for using mental health first aid 
Alcohol, drugs and mental health 
Anxiety disorders 
Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 
Building a mentally healthy workplace 
Depression, early warning signs of mental ill health 
Eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis) 
Recovery, stigma and discrimination, suicide 
 
 
Option 2: Four live sessions (flexible delivery) 
Live session 1 – (approx. 1hr 45min) 
Live session 2 – (approx. 1hr 35min) 
Live session 3 – (approx. 1hr 35min) 
Live session 4 – (approx. 1hr 40min) 
The cost for this online Mental Health Aware course is £170 per person + VAT plus £20 for manual and workbook 
 
If you are interested having this course delivered for your business, please email info@setas.org.uk  

Half-day 'Mental Health Aware' online course  

Our half day course is an introductory four-hour session to raise awareness of mental health. It is designed to give: 

An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge the stigma 
A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues 
An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing 
Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue 
 
This excellent four-hour course (including breaks) is designed for to help people develop a better understanding of mental health issues and maintaining wellbeing. The training is delivered securely and safely online via video conference software. 
 

The format for this course is as follows: 

Half day face to face course 
Presentations, group discussions and workshop activities 
We limit numbers to 25 people per course 

Everyone who completes the course will receive: 

A certificate to say you are Mental Health Aware 
A manual to refer to whenever you need it 
A workbook with a toolkit to support your own mental health 
The cost for this online Mental Health Aware course is £95 per person + VAT plus £15 for manual and workbook 
 
We have half-day courses scheduled on the following dates - 
31st March 2021 - click here to book a place  
9th April 2021 - click here to book a place 
23rd April 2021 - click here to book a place  
19th May 2021 - click here to book a place 
2nd June 2021 - click here to book a place 
17th June 2021 - click here to book a place  
5th July 2021 - click here to book a place 
28th July 2021 - click here to book a place 
Our two-day, one-day and half-day courses can be tailored to meet your businesses' needs and we offer a free, no obligation taster session if you aren't sure which course is best for you, giving you the opportunity to meet the instructor. 
If you would like to discuss booking one of these courses for your organisation please contact Richard 07783 222956 or 01403 627766 or email richard.brooks@setas.org.uk  
If you would like to pay for your course by credit or debit card, please click on the link below. Thank you.  
 
for booking terms and conditions, please click here 
 
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