FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)


This course gives learners the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions, the skills to start a conversation, the ability to signpost towards professional help and goes into creating a mental health action plan and a positive mental health culture.


We run both open and in-house courses, and are also happy to create bespoke courses to suit your specific needs.

What you will learn

  • What is Mental Health?
  • Why people develop mental health conditions
  • What the role of a mental health first aider is
  • Knowing how to provide advice and practical support
  • Knowing how to recognise and manage stress
  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Recognising a range of mental health conditions and the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Psychosis
    • Eating disorders
    • Suicide
    • Self-harm

Further information

Pochat Training
Pochat Training
1 Day
Scheduled dates
Course type:
Chesterfield, Sheffield

Contact Information

Pochat Training

Office Address:
34 King Street, Brimington
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
S43 1HX