mental health first aid

Mental health first aid course — refresher

The standard MHFA refresher course is a 4-hour face-to-face course that allows people who have previously completed the standard MHFA course to refresh their knowledge and skills.

For people accredited in MHFA, the refresher courses offer an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

FirstAidPro delivers MHFA courses in line with Mental Health First Aid Australia, with experienced and accredited MHFA facilitators.

Covid-19 Precautions

At FirstAidPro, your health and safety is our priority. Infection control measures and COVID-19 practices are applied across all of our training facilities. Please remember if you are unwell or experiencing any symptoms, we ask that you contact us to reschedule your training. For further information, please email courses@firstaidpro.com.au

Who Can Attend?

People who have attended the 12-hour standard Mental Health First Aid course or a blended course are eligible to attend this training. People accredited in MHFA can use the Refresher training to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

Delivery

FirstAidPro’s Mental health awareness training is a four-hour program delivered face-to-face in one of our many locations in South Australia, or if you’re in Adelaide, we can come to you in your workplace.

Join a Public Course

Adelaide CBD Training Rooms

  • Level 1/50 King William Street
    Adelaide, South Australia, 5000
    Australia

Times, dates, locations and availability may differ from state to state. Please see the MHFA Training Calendar HERE.

You are invited to submit your expression of interest for any one of our other states Australia-wide. Call FirstAidPro to discuss 1300 029 132 or fill in the enquiry form HERE

Group and Corporate Bookings

Training can be conducted at your workplace, or a location that suits your requirements Australia wide an can be easily arranged 7 days a week at any time convenient for your business Call FirstAidPro to discuss 1300 029 132 or fill in the enquiry for HERE at our public venues or any venue of your choice Australia wide

What The Course Covers:

  • Gain an understanding of the latest research in the mental health field
  • Learn the 3 key actions for helping someone feeling suicidal
  • Work through complex mental health first aid interactions
  • Practice mental health first aid skills

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course is based on the MHFA Guidelines.

Course Instructors

  • FirstAidPro’s course instructors are all fully trained and are accredited by MHFA to deliver this mental health training.

    David Machen – Course Facilitator

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David is qualified and professional trainer and facilitator, and is passionate about improving the quality of life for the disadvantage and raising awareness and increasing skills and knowledge in people to address mental health issues.

Over the last 26 years he has have been working with people with a diagnosis of mental illness which has given him great insight.

He has facilitated courses to community members, Disability Services, Allied Health Care Counsellors, Care Workers, Peer Workers, and people with a disabilities.

David delivers Mental Health First Aid Courses to community members, businesses and organisations and regularly presents to organisations on mentally well workplace and travels regularly throughout Australia to provide Mental Health and Awareness education in ‘Recognising the Signs’.

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