Mental Health First Aid

Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace

QA Level 2 Award (RQF) - Coming Soon

Qualification Information

Qualification number: 603/5191/3.

  • Unit 1: Awareness of Mental Health within the Workplace.

Course Information

The QA Level 2 Award in Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace (RQF) is an accredited, regulated and quality assured qualification that is recognised throughout the UK. This intensive 1-day course has been designed to benefit the Learner by educating them 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 potential assist with reducing stigma associated with mental health problems in the workplace.

This qualification is for those over the age of 16 and over who have an interest in mental health and would like to raise their awareness and be able to listen and signpost work colleagues to a professional body that can provide support.

Course Duration

The Understanding Mental Health in the Workplace course that we deliver has a Total Qualification Time (TQT) requirement of 7 hours. The maximum period to achieve this qualification (including any referrals) is 3 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 Understanding 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.

Possible progression routes from this qualification include:

Entry Requirements

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. Please note that students must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training. There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 2 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)

£120.00 ex VAT - Outside M25.
£165.00 ex VAT - London.

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