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Mental Health First Aid

This course enable participants to:

  • Recognise those that may be experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention 

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

  • Practise active listening and empathy 

  • Encourage a person to identify and access sources of professional help and other supports 

  • Discuss the MHFAider® role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality 

  • Practise self-care 

  • Know how to use the MHFAider Support App® 

  • Know how to access a dedicated text service provided by Shout and ongoing learning opportunities with MHFA England  



  • Two day face to face course, or four x 4 hour live online sessions

  • Learning takes place through a mix of instructor led training, group discussions, individual and group activities

  • Each session builds on the previous, enabling the learner to gain confidence in supporting others with a Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • Numbers are limited to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A workbook to support their learning throughout the course
  • A digital manual to refer to whenever they need it after completing the course

  • A wallet-sized reference card with the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • A digital MHFAider® certificate

  • Access to the MHFAider Support App® for three years

  • Access to ongoing learning opportunities, resources and exclusive events

  • The opportunity to be part of the largest MHFAider® community in England


Corporate bookings:

Prices start at £1750 per course, depending on the training location

This includes MHFA England registration, workbook, 3 year support package

and access to online course manual.

Contact us to book a course for your workplace

or go to our Workplace Training page for more information.

"Very well organised and the trainer had a very good understanding of mental health which then translated to the trainees. Thoroughly enjoyed the course."
Adult Mental Health First Aid course participant

Booking a course

 Contact us to book our instructor for a workplace course delivery for your company or organisation. Courses are available online or on-site. If you are unsure of the right course for you, we are happy to advise you of the best fit for your needs.

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