Level 3 Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

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    Course Includes

    Learners will achieve a Level 3 qualification (Level 6 Scotland) in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health, subject to passing the course assessment criteria. This 2-day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the level 1 and level 2 qualifications but is aimed at Supervisor and management level within the workplace.


    This course can be delivered at client premises and in fact, this can often result in considerable cost savings. For a bespoke quote, please contact us so that we can discuss delegate numbers and location enabling us to keep the cost as competitive as possible for you. Alternatively, for individual bookings, why not check out our upcoming courses which could be classroom-based or virtual using Microsoft Teams. If the course you are interested in is not listed in the calendar, please contact us to enquire about the next course date.

    Should you attend?

    Each year, approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK experience a mental health condition, and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. Mental health conditions are often hidden due to stigma and fear of discrimination. The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) guidance refers to mental health in the workplace.

    This course is ideal as a natural progression for those learners who have attended the 1-day mental health first aid course. It is also suitable for mental health first aiders and/or supervisors and managers responsible for the wellbeing of their staff. This course could also be of benefit to learners with friends or family with mental health conditions.


    The course covers:

    • What is the first aid for mental health
    • Identifying mental health conditions
    • Providing advice and starting a conversation
    • Stress
    • Mental health conditions
    • Drugs and alcohol
    • First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan
    • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace.
    • Depression
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    • Self-Harm
    • Suicide
    • Eating Disorders
    • Personality Disorders
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Psychosis
    • Schizophrenia
    • Anxiety


    This, in turn, should improve the workplace health and safety culture and result in fewer lost hours due to absence.


    This is delivered in 2-days in the classroom environment.

    Alternatively, the course can now be delivered remotely via Microsoft Teams or a software platform of your choice.

    Exam format

    Ongoing assessment by the tutor, including practical and a test/ oral questioning.

    The qualification is valid for three years subject to successful assessment. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.