Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®)

Wednesday, September 20, 2023 - Thursday, September 28, 2023 Online

This course is ideal for individuals who would like to become an MHFAider® to gain the knowledge and skills to spot signs of people experiencing poor mental health, be confident to start a conversation and signpost a person to appropriate support. Train to be a Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®) and receive three years of certification, plus access to ongoing benefits.   

The course will be run over 4 days:

Wednesday 20th September   9.30am – 1.30pm (4 hours)

Thursday 21st September   9.30am – 1.30pm (4 hours)

Wednesday 27th September   9.30am – 1.30pm (4 hours)

Thursday 28th September 9.30am – 1.30pm (4 hours)


Course Outcomes:

  • Recognise those that may be experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention 
  • Encourage a person to identify and access sources of professional help and other supports 
  • Practise active listening and empathy 
  • Have a conversation with improved mental health literacy around language and stigma 
  • Discuss the MHFAider® role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality 
  • Practise self-care 
  • Know how to use the MHFAider Support App® 
  • Know how to access a dedicated text service provided by Shout and ongoing learning opportunities with MHFA England 


You will also receive:

  • A hard copy workbook to support their learning throughout the course 
  • A digital manual to refer to whenever they need it after completing the course 
  • A wallet-sized reference card with the Mental Health First Aid action plan 
  • A digital MHFAider® certificate  
  • Access to the MHFAider Support App® for three years 
  • Access to ongoing learning opportunities, resources and exclusive events  
  • The opportunity to be part of the largest MHFAider® community in England 


The cost is £300 incl VAT per person, cheaper than MHFA England run them!


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