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Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health: 4 hours

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.
All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health. A comprehensive fully illustrated training book to supplement the Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health course is provided in your training pack.


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


Certification
Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health.


Assessment
The qualification is assessed through a multiple-choice question paper. A Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This certification lasts for 3 years.


Numbers
A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age to qualify.