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  • Adult Care, Agriculture, All Industries, Arts, Business Skills, Childcare, Construction, Digital Skills, Employability Support, Health & Wellbeing, Hospitality, Life Skills, Media, Retail, Sport, Tech, Warehousing & Logistics
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  • Rolling programme
  • Start date
  • 16+
  • Eligible Age Range

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Dumfries and Galloway College

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Aimed at anyone wanting to increase their knowledge and understanding of mental ill health and how to support people experiencing mental distress.  This course is particularly helpful to individuals, managers and organisations wishing to assess and improve mental well being in the workplace or learning environment.

Mental Health First aid is about providing initial care and support to someone in need.  This course will allow individuals to become aware of warning signs of a developing mental health problem, or even a mental health crisis and be able to offer appropriate support. This course looks at how the workplace can impact upon mental well-being and what individuals, their managers and their organisations can do to create a mentally healthy environment.

This fully funded open learning course is FREE to all Scottish residents.

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  • Address Dumfries & Galloway College, Dumfries, UK
  • City Dumfries
  • Post Code DG1 4FD
  • Country United Kingdom

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Employability programmes work a little differently from other courses, especially when it comes to eligibility. For example, someone from Glasgow wouldn't be eligible for a programme taking place in North Ayrshire, and vice versa. Check the Postcode Eligibility tab in the Things to Know section to make sure this programme is open to you.

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Updated on November 7, 2023 at 6:40 pm
  • Industry: Adult Care, Agriculture, All Industries, Arts, Business Skills, Childcare, Construction, Digital Skills, Employability Support, Health & Wellbeing, Hospitality, Life Skills, Media, Retail, Sport, Tech, Warehousing & Logistics
  • Programme Type: Course
  • Eligible Age Range: 16+
  • Qualification Gained: Level 2 College Certificate
  • Course Length: 20
  • End Date: None - open learning
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Substance Misuse, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment
  • Attendance Pattern: Learn from home
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway
  • Start date: Rolling programme

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