Supervising/Leading First Aid for Mental Health SCQF Level 6

The Care Training Consortium

Course details

Course description

This 2-Day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals and covers all content in the 1 day course - providing learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help. This course also covers the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace. Course outcomes: • What is First Aid for Mental Health? • Identifying Mental Health conditions • Providing advice and starting a conversation • Stress • Mental Health coniditions • 'CARE' Mental Health action plan • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace • Alcohol, Drugs and Mental Health Identifying signs and symptoms of: • Depression • Self Harm • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder • Suicide and first aid for suicidal crisis • Personalisty Disorders • Bipolar Disorder • Psychosis • Schizophrenia • Anxiety This course is certificated by the awarding body Nuco - equivalent to SCQF Level 6. This is a generic personal development course aimed at low-income individuals looking to progress within their employment.

Provided by

The Care Training Consortium

01387 249111

Provider website

First Floor Office, Franklin Steel Building,

Dumfries Enterprise Park, Tinwald Downs Road




ITA funding available

Entry requirements

No specific entry requirements

Course options

Course details

Short course

18th Oct 2021 to 19th Oct 2021

Cost: £165.00 (ex. VAT)

Venue details

The Care Training Consortium (Grierson House)

Room F15, Grierson House

The Crichton, Bankend Rd



Who to contact

Lewis Connell

Business Support Officer


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