This course is aimed at delegates who have an interest in supporting people with their mental health.

This two-day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you:

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

Delivery: This is an online course delivered through a virtual platform. Learning takes place through live training sessions, with self-learning activities in between. Each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.

Duration: 4 live sessions delivered over 2 weeks

Takeaways: Everyone who completes the course will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

Delegates: 8 – 16 (We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn)

Cost: Individual £150. For group costs, please email training@lighthouselcub.org

Upcoming courses:

If you are interested in joining one of our courses, please register your interest below and a member of our team will get in touch.