Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF)

The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for those who would like to become a Mental Health First Aider in their workplace. This qualification raises learners’ awareness of mental health, develops an understanding on how to support, reassure and signpost fellow colleagues to professional support.

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Course Cost:

Course Duration:
2-Day (14 Hours)

Course Delivery:
Face to Face or Online

Entry requirements:
Learners must be at least 18 years old on the first day of the training. Learners should have an interest in the
area of mental health due to the content of the course and the nature of the role of the mental health first aider.
There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a
minimum of Level 2 in literacy.

The objective of the qualification is to benefit the Learner by educating them in common mental health
problems related to work such as stress, depression anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The qualification includes how to actively listen and have a conversation, provide suggestions but empower
the individual to make their own decisions on how to best provide assistance in difficult times. The Learner will
also gain an understanding of laws that apply to the workplace associated with mental health.

Intended audience:
This qualification is for those over the age of 18, who have an interest in mental health first aid and would like
to raise their awareness of mental health within the work environment and be able to actively listen and guide/
support work colleagues. Although this qualification is ideal for those who are line managers or work in the
human resources department, any member of staff should be able to attend this qualification.

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 14 hours. Full details of the
unit are available in the Appendix.

Learners must complete the assessment in the unit, successfully within the registration period to achieve the
qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification, including any referrals is 12 weeks