About this Level 3 Award

NVQ Health and safety
  • The Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health 2-Day qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers
  • Successful learners completing this qualification will become a ‘First Aider for Mental Health’ and be able to utilise the skills and knowledge gained within their workplace and private life*
  • 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.
NVQ Level 6 health and safety
By successfully completing this half day course, learners will:
  • Know what mental health is, why young people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for Mental Health
  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a suspected mental health condition
  • Know how to recognise and manage stress
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Understand a range of mental health disorders and the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers