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What you can expect from a Mental Health First Aid course

The Mental Health First Aider course at Target Zero will cover a variety of topics and teach delegates how to recognise the warning signs of mental health and develop the confidence and skills to approach the person to provide support and signposting.

Mental Health First Aid internationally recognised courses are and accredited by MHFA England and are delivered by a team of qualified MHFA instructors. The remote learning course is split over four sessions via Zoom and utilising the MHFA Enabley platform. By completing self-learning exercises and engaging in interactive activities, delegates will gain knowledge and understanding of the following topics:

Session One

  • Why Mental Health First Aid?
  • The Mental Health First Aid Action Plan
  • What is mental health?
  • Impact of mental health issues
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • What is depression?
  • Symptoms of depression
  • Risk factors for depression

Session Two

  • Suicide
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  • First aid for suicidal crisis
  • Non-judgemental listening skills
  • First aid for depression
  • Treatment and resources for depression
  • Self-care

Session Three

  • What is an anxiety disorder?
  • First aid for anxiety disorders
  • Crisis first aid after a traumatic event
  • Alcohol, drugs and anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive distortions and CBT
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Self-harm

Session Four

  • What is psychosis?
  • Risk factors for psychosis
  • Alcohol, drugs and psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Warning signs of developing psychosis
  • Crisis first aid for acute psychosis
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Recovery and building resources
  • Action planning for using MHFA

Book a space on our popular MHFA courses to complete online. If you need any more information regarding our training programmes, do not hesitate to call Target Zero directly on 0333 444 0018.


What is a Mental Health First Aid course?

Mental Health First Aid is a remote training course which will teach an individual how to notice the signs of poor mental health issue and be able to engage with and offer support.

What will candidates learn from the Mental Health First Aid course?

The remote learning course is split across 2 days, and will cover a vast array of mental health topics for candidates to learn about and discuss, including:

  • Mental health first aid
  • The impact of mental health issues
  • Symptoms, treatment and resources for depression
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
  • Treatment and resources for anxiety disorders
  • Treatment and resources for psychosis
  • Action planning for using MHFA

Check out our available courses page for more information on the course and to book in for the next available slot.

How do I book a place on a MHFA course?

To book a place on the remote learning Mental Health First Aid course, simply get in touch with a member of our team directly on 0333 444 0018 or you can book online in a few simple steps. The course is for remote learning, and upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded with a MHFA England certificate.

About Mental Health First Aid England Course

This Mental Health First Aid course is for individuals who work across a whole host of industries who want to have a better understanding of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety and suicide. Those who attend the course will leave with the confidence to be able to recognise the signs of mental health issues and be able to engage with someone needing mental health support and signpost them for further help if they require it.

Why choose a Target Zero course?

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Target Zero provides a wide range of health and safety training solutions to managers and contractors across the UK workforce. The aim of the courses are to provide high-quality training to equip anyone working in construction trade with the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their roles safely. Whether you’re looking for a CITB Site Safety Course, including the HSA, SMSTS, SSSTS, SEAT and refresher, you can be assured that Target Zero delivers precisely the training your company needs. We also offer Temporary Works, NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ’s and Mental Health training.
We offer a range of courses which you can take either online or in the classroom at our venues in Chelmsford, Peterborough, Stratford, Grimsby, Barking, Crawley or Sheffield. The price of the courses varies depending on the length and contents of the training, for example, our Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme online course is priced at £149, whilst the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme online costs £449.

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