About this Level 2 Award

  • This Level 2 Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health qualification is suitable for anyone who actively connects with children such as parents, carers, teachers, youth group leaders, sports coaches and young adults
  • The 1 day qualification has been designed with children and young people in mind covering a range of areas and will provide the knowledge and skills to identify a potential mental health condition, start a conversation, and provide support and guidance to professional help.
  • Successful learners can act as a ‘First Aider for Mental Health’ in any environment which they may deal with young people*
  • Learners must be 16 years old or over to undertake this training
  • Assessment is by MCQ final exam
  • *Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals, but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.
By successfully completing this half day course, learners will:
  • Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the roleof a First Aider for Mental Health
  • Know how to recognise and manage stress
  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mentalhealth condition
  • Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place

What is a Level 2 Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health?

Level 2 Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health is a training program designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively respond to mental health crises in young people. This comprehensive course covers important topics such as understanding the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues, promoting positive mental well-being, and providing appropriate support and advice to young individuals in distress.


Positive Safety Solutions provides Mental Health First Aid Certification that covers topics such as how to offer initial help, where and how to get professional help, what sort of effective help that has been shown by research, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation. Ultimately the aim is for participants to gain the knowledge and skills they need in order to look after young people’s well being and provide necessary support for them when needed.


Contact us to know more about the details of this Level 2 Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health Certification. Call us on 0800 448 0503 or send us a message through this link. We’d love to hear from you!

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

The importance of Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is becoming increasingly evident in today’s society. The need for young people to have access to services and support that can help them cope with mental health issues is very important.


Youth mental health is a crucial issue that needs immediate attention. Mental illnesses among young people are on the rise, and it’s important to equip ourselves with the right tools and knowledge to help them. That’s where the Youth Mental Health First Aid Training comes in. This course provides participants with an in-depth understanding of youth mental health issues and equips them with skills to provide initial support to young people experiencing mental health problems. Mental Health First Aid Youth program is designed to teach young people how to recognize and respond to mental health issues in their peers. They will also be taught how to communicate effectively with someone who may be experiencing distressing emotions or thoughts.