The Wellbeing Academy embraces every style of learning from self-paced, eLearning through to online tutor led sessions and onsite training. The academy also offers a variety of courses that support everyone in our industry from soft skills training through to MHFA accredited qualifications.

We know that better mental health for our workers stems from promoting a positive cultural change within our industry. So whether you’re a site operative, project manager or office based professional, there really is something to suit everyone. What’s more, the vast majority of our training is free for everyone!

Suitable for anyone working in construction

Site Operatives & Trades
Learn practical tools that can immediately benefit your wellbeing and awareness.
Managers
Enhance your understanding of wellbeing and create a supportive work environment.
Senior Executives
Ensure your leadership team are fully aligned with a positive and healthy wellbeing culture.

Self-paced eLearning

Develop your understanding of mental health and wellbeing and gain new knowledge and skills across various topics to empower your own emotional, physical and financial wellbeing – as well as those around you.

Once you have registered for eLearning, please allow 1 working day for a confirmation email and log in details

For everyone working in construction

You must complete Bronze in order to progress onto Silver and Gold
Bronze Award
This level will teach you the basic knowledge of emotional, physical and financial issues so that you can improve your own mental health and wellbeing. 
Silver Award
This level will help you apply the knowledge you learnt in the Bronze Award with real-life situations. Develop your skills and use logical thinking so that you can problem-solve and make a difference to others. 
Gold Award
This level will use case studies to help you to develop your skills to cope with and manage real-life challenges and solutions. It will help develip your knowledge in order to break the stigma around mental health and wellbeing within the construction industry and inspire others to make a change.
Cost: Free
Timing & Delivery:
Online self-paced eLearning
Topics: Banter vs bullying, building resilience, managing stress, mindfulness, resolving conflict, self care, taking control: drugs and alcohol, understanding anxiety, work-life balance, bang on budget, borrowing, controlling credit, gambling and tackling debt.
Upon completion of each course within the Bronze, Silver or Gold Awards, you will receive a bespoke digital certificate to download.

Lighthouse Wellbeing Exclusives

These individual courses are designed to create a holistic approach to employee wellbeing, and help create a supportive, balanced and healthy work environment.

Online Talk: The Myths of Men’s Mental Health

This 1 hour session will discuss how men’s hormones, lifestyle and goal setting influence their mental health. Delivered through a combination of science, story and strategy, this fascinating talk is as positive as it is serious. Whether you’re a man looking to enhance your own mental health, or someone keen to support the men in your life, this webinar is for you. You will gain a deeper understanding of how various lifestyle factors affect male mental health and learn specific, actionable steps to promote better wellbeing, resilience and overall mental health.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online recorded webinar (1 hour)
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction
New Course: Menopause (General Awareness)

This 1 hour session will explore what the menopause is, signs and symptoms, menopause statistics, treatments and what you can do to support someone experiencing menopause from a workplace perspective.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led session (1 hour)
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction
New Course: Menopause (Management & Leadership)

This 2 hour session is exclusively for managers and leaders to gain a further understanding of menopause and give them the tools to support colleagues going through the menopause and help reduce any barriers that could be present.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led session (2 hour)
Suitable for: Managers and leaders
Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

This course will discuss the six stages of best practice and information on different types of mental health and wellbeing issues. There will be scenario planning and group discussions to help build confidence and deliver wellbeing support in the most appropriate way.

Cost: £100+VAT (Free for Company Supporters)
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led course (6 hours)
Bespoke company training available (Onsite: £1,250+VAT) 
Suitable for: Organisations wishing to train managers to support their employees
CPD Approved
Suicide Awareness

This course will help enhance your understanding of the common reasons for suicide, spot the signs of suicidal thoughts and behaviour and equip you with skills to approach and talk to someone at risk and how to ensure their safety.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led course (2.5 hours)
Bespoke company training available (charges apply) 
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction
CPD Approved
Taking Control: Drugs & Alcohol

This course will explore the physical and mental effects of drugs and alcohol, the importance of regular employee testing for organisations, and the consequences of a positive test on both work and home life.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led course (1 hour)
Bespoke company training available (charges apply) 
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction
New Course: Start Meditating

This 4-week introductory course gives you the tools to incorporate a short meditation practice into your daily life. Learn about the benefits of meditation and delve into different aspects of breath, body and mindful awareness techniques. No meditation experience is required.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led sessions (1 hour every week, for 4 weeks)
Bespoke company training available (charges apply) 
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction
Wellbeing Wednesday

These weekly 15-minute sessions will give you an opportunity to pause and re-set with guided meditation. Take 15 minutes out of your day to allow yourself to settle, then move into a guided breathing exercise and a few moments of calming meditation.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led session (15 minutes)
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction

MHFA Accredited Mental Health First Aid Courses

These courses will provide a comprehensive approach to mental health and equip you with tools to recognise and address mental health issues professionally.

Mental Health Awareness

This course will give you the basic knowledge of mental health issues, signs and symptoms and how to open the conversation with someone in distress or experiencing mental health issues.

Cost: £75+VAT (Free for Company Supporters)
Bespoke company training available (charges apply)

Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led session (4 hours)
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction
MHFA Accredited
Mental Health First Aider

This 2-day course will qualify you as a Mental Health First Aider, giving you an in-depth understanding of mental health and wellbeing. You will learn practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of poor mental health, build the confidence to step in and support a person in distress and signpost them to the appropriate help they may need.

Cost: £150+VAT (Free for Company Supporters)
Bespoke company training available (charges apply)

Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led course (4 live sessions over 2 consecutive days)
Suitable for: Everyone working in construction
MHFA Accredited
Mental Health First Aider Refresher

This 4 hour MHFA Refresher course is designed exclusively for those who have completed an Adult Mental Health First Aider course. It will enable you to stay current on mental health support, update your knowledge and practice applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan.

Cost: £75+VAT (Free for Company Supporters)
Bespoke company training available (charges apply)

Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led session (4 hours)
Suitable for: Exclusively for those who have completed an Adult Mental Health First Aider, MHFA Champion or Armed Forces Mental Health First Aider Course
MHFA Accredited
We recommend MHFA Refresher training every 3 years

MHFA Wellbeing Support

New Course: Wellbeing for Mental Health First Aiders

This 6-week course will empower MHFAiders to take an active role in maintaining and restoring their own health. Introduce mind-body practices so that you can reduce stress and anxiety, increase resilience and mitigate risks of burnout.

Cost: Free for everyone
Timing and Delivery: Online tutor-led sessions (1 hour every week, for 6 weeks)
Suitable for: Mental health first aiders
Please note: New delegates will be allocated every 6 weeks

Wellbeing Champion and First Aider Support

Our industry has over 12,000 voluntary Wellbeing Champions and Mental Health First Aiders who deliver vital daily support.
It is essential that we support those that bear the emotional weight of our workforce by understand the issues being raised, monitoring their own mental health challenges and ensuring access to further expert support if needed.

Cost: Free for everyone
Suitable for: Mental health first aiders and Wellbeing Champions

New Sessions: Mental Health First Aider Peer Support

These 1-hour sessions are intended for any trained MHFAiders who would like to receive support and encouragement in their role. You will be able to share your experiences with other MHFAiders, refresh your skills, learn about new resources and be reminded about the importance of self-care.

Cost: Free for everyone
Suitable for: Mental Health First Aiders 

Bespoke training for your organisation

If you would like us to deliver a training programme to meet the specific needs of your organisation then we can help with this too and we will work with you to deliver exactly what you need. If you would like to enquire about bespoke training or have any questions, please fill in the contact form below.

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