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Mental Health First Aid Training Course

What is this training course about?

Would you know how to spot the signs of a mental health condition in a colleague or friend? And would you know how to provide effective first aid in a crisis?
Enroling in the Mental Health First Aid Course offered by FirstAidPro will provide you with the knowledge to identify signs of mental health challenges, locate help from experts, and understand available therapeutic options.

The course is endorsed by Mental Health First Aid Australia (MHFA) and conducted by certified course facilitators from FirstAidPro.

According to research undertaken by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, as much as 45 of the local populace will have to deal with the difficulties associated with a mental health issue at some point. Are you equipped to identify indications of a mental health condition in your friends, family, or colleagues? Moreover, would you possess the knowledge to administer effective initial aid during a crisis?

Through the research-backed Mental Health First Aid training by First Aid Pro, you will acquire the skills to discern and address manifestations of mental health distress. This training encompasses understanding avenues for professional assistance and available treatments.

If you wish to understand how you can assist a coworker or a loved one in recognizing and surmounting the incapacitating effects of prevalent mental health ailments, the Mental Health First Aid course is tailored for you. This program especially benefits those overseeing team members and individuals employed in governmental, social service, and health-related sectors. For managers, this course serves to identify symptoms of depression and anxiety within your staff, facilitating timely intervention before their condition exacerbates.

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MHFA Course Duration

FirstAidPro’s Mental Health First Aid course is delivered face to face. You can participate in the 12 hours course across 2 days. It’s important to note that schedules, dates, venues, and course availability might vary across different states. To get precise information about the training schedule, please refer to the MHFA Training Calendar HERE.

Workplaces - On-Site MHFA Training Group Bookings

Our training is flexible and adaptable to your needs, whether at your workplace or a location of your preference in Australia. We can readily organise sessions seven days a week at a time that aligns with your business schedule. Feel free to contact FirstAidPro at (08) 7120 2570, or you can complete the inquiry form available HERE. You also have the option to hold the training at our designated public venues or a venue of your choosing, spanning across Australia.

MHFA Training Course Content

12-hour Standard MHFA Course

FirstAidPro’s evidence-based course in Mental Health First Aid utilises Mental Health First Aid Australia’s instructional manual and strategic plan. This curriculum is designed to equip you with the capacity to identify and appropriately address indicators of prevalent mental health conditions. You will acquire insights into administering initial aid during critical situations and gain an understanding of where and how to access professional assistance.

Within workplace settings, this mental health training enhances awareness regarding mental well-being. It educates employees on the crucial nature of early intervention. This training aims to fortify your workforce and the overall work environment by imparting skills and knowledge and fostering support for individuals grappling with mental health challenges. Many individuals delay seeking assistance for mental health concerns. However, colleagues who have undergone Mental Health First Aid training gain access to meaningful and potentially life-saving support, thus facilitating their journey toward treatment and recovery.

Mental Health Conditions And Situations Covered include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Substance abuse

Mental Health Crises Covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Self-harm
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

MHFA Training Delivery And Assessment

  • You’ll receive a copy of the up-to-date Mental Health First Aid Manual upon participating in our Mental Health First Aid course. This valuable resource will be available to take with you once your training is concluded.
  • It’s important to note that this course does not involve online learning or assessment. However, individuals can pursue Mental Health First Aider Accreditation via Mental Health First Aid should they choose to.

Course Prerequisites

  • The MHFA Course requires no prior academic preparation or special skills from its students.

Certificate(s) Issued

You will receive the following certificate on the day of your MHFA Course completion with FirstAidPro:

  • MHFA Mental Health First Aid Certificate of Completion

Course Accreditation

FirstAidPro’s Mental Health First Aid training is approved by Mental Health First Aid Australia (MHFA).

Depending on your profession, this course may contribute to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Check with your relevant industry body for more information.

New South Wales | Queensland | South Australia | Tasmania | Victoria | Western Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Northern Territory

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Empower yourself to make a difference as a mental health advocate. Enroll in our mental health first aid course to gain vital skills in supporting mental well-being and helping those in need.


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