• Deer Ridge First Aid Training Courses
    Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
    Scotland and North of England

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health: Scotland/North of England

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RQF Level 3 Award: FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

SCQF Level 6 Award: Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague. This course offers further development of the skills provided on the Level 2/5 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and includes information on a wider range of mental health conditions. It goes into further detail about the range of therapies offered and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a diagnosed mental health condition.

The Level 3/6 Supervising First Aid for Mental Health course is suitable for all persons within the workplace but provides the necessary skills for those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

Syllabus

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
A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail

Course Duration

This course runs over 12 hours spread over at least 2 days. Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire, providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours

Certification

Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in Leading First Aid in Mental Health at SCQF Level 6. 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.

Assessment

Assessment is ongoing via summative practical assessment by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.

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