• Duration2 days
  • Awarding bodyMHFA

Overview

This two day course qualifies you as Mental Health First Aiders, giving you:

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover by guiding them to further support, whether self-help resources, internal support such as EAP, or external sources such as their GP
  • Understanding of how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Please enquire for the next start date.

No formal assessment.

You can progress onto the Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems.
Contact the college on 01642 333371 or email firstaid@mbro.ac.uk

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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