Mental Health First Aid

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 benefit the Learner by educating them in common mental health problems related to work such as stress, depression anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

The qualification includes how to actively listen and have a conversation provide suggestions but empowering the individual to make their own decisions on how to best provide assistance in difficult times. The Learner will have an understanding of laws that apply to work place associated with mental health and in addition know how to assist with making the work environment beneficial to both employer and employee.

This qualification is for those over the age of 18, who have an interest in mental health first aid and would like to raise their awareness of mental health within the work environment and be able to actively listen and guide/ support work colleagues. Although this qualification is ideal for those who are line managers or work in human resources department any member of staff should be able to attend this qualification.

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.