Please note this training is only for people who either live or work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Mental Health First Aid (Two Day Course) – please note this training may be moved online if COVID guidance changes.

For the health and wellbeing of the instructors and all attendees, if possible, please can you take a lateral flow test either the night before or on the morning of the course. We ask that unless you are exempt from wearing masks, masks are worn when moving around the building or in the training room, however when you are sat down masks do not need to be worn unless you wish to do so. We will maintain social distancing wear possible throughout this training. If you are feeling unwell, please do not attend.

The course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider, providing you with:
An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

Who is it for?

The two-day course is best suited for those with line management responsibility or HR roles.

This is a two day course and due to high demand for places participants are required to attend both days in full. There can be no exceptions to this, so please ensure that you make any travel/childcare etc. arrangements with this in mind. Please also ensure that you are not managing a duty phone or similar, as there will only be access to mobile phones during the breaks and lunch hour.

Failure to attend both days means you will not complete the training.

This is a fully funded course and failure to attend the training without prior notification will result in a £40.00 cancellation charge. Please contact us beforehand if you wish to nominate a colleague to take your place.

Tea/Coffee will be provided, please bring lunch with you.

Registration is from 9.15am – 9.30am
Course time: 9.30am – 5.00pm, both days

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