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Mental Health First Aid and Advocacy in the Workplace

Mental Health First Aid and Advocacy in the Workplace


Health and Wellbeing

Popular Mental Health First Aid


Around 450 million people currently experience mental health problems, with recent reports suggesting that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues. This qualification builds an understanding of mental health problems and the support available to colleagues. Increasing the understanding of mental health with staff at all levels builds a culture of care and support.
By completing this qualification you will have knowledge and skills to support colleagues with mental health problems.
This qualification is suitable for learners who wish to raise awareness of mental health, creating a culture of care and the promotion of positive mental health.


  • Exploring mental health and mental ill-health
  • Recognise factors that contribute towards mental ill-health
  • Understand how to support individuals with mental ill-health
  • Learn about responsibility of yourself and others
  • Understand mentally healthy environment
  • Identify how to create a wellness action plan

Entry Requirements

You must be a British, EU or EEA citizen, had been a permanent resident of the UK, EU or EEA for the whole of the previous 3 years and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23, you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.

Mode of Study

Online, remote delivery or postal

Course Features

Level 2


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