QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace

Duration: Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 14 hours

Qualification Overview

This QA qualification is for people who wish to: 

  • Raise their awareness of the signs and symptoms associated with mental health problems both related to the workplace and in the general public 
  • Be able to actively listen and feel confident to have a conversation with individuals suffering potential mental ill-health 
  • Be able to assist with policy writing and risk assessments for mental health in the workplace 
  • Direct anyone with potential mental health problems to a reliable source of support both internally and externally

Education 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 and 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.

Intended Audience

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.

Requalification requirements

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner must successfully retake the qualification on or before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

Please enquire for further details 01302 354004 or email: firstaid@flyingfutures.org

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