Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
Level 1 / 4
FAA LEVEL 1 AWARD IN AWARENESS OF FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH (RQF)
AWARD IN AWARENESS OF FIRST AID FOR MENTAL HEALTH AT SCQF LEVEL 4
This course will provide you with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation surrounding mental health.
- Study the course via distance learning
- A combination of self-study and webinars
- Guided by a qualified Trainer/Assessor
- Distance learning resources included
- Assessed via a professional discussion
- Ofqual or SQA Accreditation regulated qualification (SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENT)
Who should attend?
Suitable for any person involved in working within a public environment.
This course would suit :
- Office Managers
- Retail Managers
- Group Leaders
- Childcare Workers
- Care Workers
- Childcare Workers
The qualification has 2 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 5 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates them number of contact hours that the learner will have with the Trainer/Assessor.
TQT includes GLH but considers unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to achieve the qualification.
It is beneficial for the learner to undertake additional independent learning for example, by doing research on the internet.
- What is First Aid for Mental Health?
- Identifying mental health conditions
- Providing advice and starting a conversation
- Mental health conditions
This qualification is available to learners aged 18 years or over. Learners must have the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the reference manual and additional resources.
In addition, the learner will need access to a computer with a reasonable internet connection in order to access the distance learning resources and communicate with the Trainer/Assessor.
The qualification is assessed by a professional discussion with the Trainer/Assessor and evidenced by a recorded video call.
The learner has a maximum of 60 minutes to complete the assessment. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.