Mental Health

Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

QA Level 3 Award (RQF) - Coming Soon

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/5026/X

  • Unit 1: Understanding the Principles of Mental Health First Aid and the Association within the Workplace.

Course Information

The QA Level 2 Award in Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This comprehensive 2-day course has been designed to educate individuals in common mental health illnesses such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide.

The qualification includes how to listen to others and provide advice on where to signpost to expert support to assist them in difficult times. The qualification will potentiallyl assist with reducing stigma associated with mental health problems in the workplace.

Course Duration

The Mental Health in the Workplace course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 14 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 12 weeks.

Assessment & Certification

Course assessment includes:

  • 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper).

Upon successful completion of this course individuals will receive a QA Level 2 Award in Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) printed certificate as well as a credit-card style license. This qualification is valid for 3 years from date of certification.

Learners may progress to the other qualifications including:

Entry Requirements

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 18 years old on the first day of training and should have an interest in the area of mental health due to the content of the course and the nature of the role of the mental health first aider. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 3 in literacy and numeracy or equivalent.


We are able to deliver our Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace course on your premises (subject to a pre-course assessment) to reduce the costs associated with taking time out and travelling. Alternatively, you can book onto our next available course at our Snetterton Training Facility.

Price (Per Student)

£195.00 ex VAT - Outside M25.
£230.00 ex VAT - London.

If you would like more information or to book your Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace course with us, please complete an enquiries form or call our team on 01603 486448.