Level 3 Award In Mental Health First Aid In The Workplace (RQF)

The QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health, develop an understanding on how to support, reassure and signpost fellow colleagues to professional support.

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Assessment: E-Learning

Delegate Limit: 12

Duration 2 Days

Course Detail

The QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health, develop an understanding on how to support, reassure and signpost fellow colleagues to professional support. 

 

Throughout this 2-day course, Learners will develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to actively promote positive mental health in the workplace by covering a range of topics, including: understanding mental health and its importance, own wellbeing as a mental health first aider, common mental health conditions, how to support those experiencing poor mental health at work and much more.

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 Overview

  • Identify what is meant by the terms:

    •  Mental Health and Mental Health first aid

  • Give examples of how poor mental health can affect employers

  • Give examples of why positive mental health is important to employees

  • Recognise contributory factors of work-related stress

  • Understand roles and responsibilities in relation to Mental Health in the workplace

  • Understand own self-care as a Mental Health first aider

  • Understand legislation associated with Mental Health in the workplace

  • Learn how to promote a culture of positive Mental Health within the workplace

  • Identify characteristics and features of common Mental Health conditions

    • Suicide

    • Post-traumatic stress disorder

    • Obsessive compulsive disorder​

    • Phobias

    • Bipolar

    • Psychosis

    • Self-Harm

    • Alcohol & Drug Addiction

  • To understand the triggers and contributing factors to Mental Health Conditions

  • Recognise signs of work-related stress and psychological symptoms of stress

  • Identify different types of anxiety

  • State different types of eating disorders

  • Recognise signs of depression

  • Know how to implement Mental Health first aid strategies in the workplace

    • Coping strategies ​and Mental Health first aid at work action plan​

  •  Understand how employers can provide support to employees

    • Wellness recovery action plan ​

Course Assessment & Certification

This course is being run virtually due to Covid-19 and will be assessed through course interaction and an online timed assessment. 

Successful candidates will receive a certification that is valid for 3 years. Our courses are recognised and regulated by Ofqual. Qualsafe is the largest awarding organisation for First Aid qualifications. 

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Any Questions?

If you have an questions or you are unsure if this is the right course for you or your organisation, please contact us directly. 

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