This course teaches people how to identify, understand and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health issue. You will learn how to listen, reassure and respond, even in a crisis – and potentially even stop a crisis from happening. The two-day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider. Participants are given a manual to work from and keep, and certificate upon completion.

Learning outcomes

Students will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Learn practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Achieve enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

Course structure

Weekly sessions for up to 4 weeks

Aimed at

Anyone with an interest in mental health who feels they could benefit from this approach.