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  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Industry
  • 09/12/2022
  • Start Date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

About this programme

In partnership with The Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway, we are offering FULLY FUNDED Mental health First Aid course.

This ½ day course is aimed at providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

  • Course Syllabus

A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid for mental health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions

You will complete practical and multiple-choice assessment. On successful completion, a level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health will be issued and is valid for 3 years from the date of achievement.

There are practical activities on this course, please wear suitable clothing and footwear

Where you'll be

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  • Address Galloway Arms Hotel, Crocketford, Dumfries, UK
  • City Crocketford
  • Post Code DG2 8RA
  • Country United Kingdom

Things to know

Updated on November 29, 2022 at 5:54 pm
  • Industry: Health & Wellbeing
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Qualification Gained: Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
  • Course Length: 4 hours
  • Start Date: 09/12/2022
  • Course Capacity: 12
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Attendance Pattern: 09:00 - 13:00
  • Travel Expenses Covered: No
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway

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