North West Education and Training are now offering Mental Health First- Aid Training for individuals and businesses. Delivered by a MHFA England Instructor, with experience in a range of sectors.

North West Education and Training are offering 3 courses in Mental Health Awareness.

  • Mental Health First-Aider (Two Days)

  • Mental Health First-Aid (One Full Day)

  • Mental Health Awareness (Half Day)

Details of Standard

The two-day mental health first aid course is for those wanting to become a certified mental health first-aider for their organisation. Certificate holders will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health illnesses and effectively guide a colleague towards the right support. It is recommended an organisation has a similar number of mental health first-aiders to medical first aiders.

The aims are:

  • To preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others.

  • To provide help to prevent the mental health problems developing into a more serious state.

  • To promote the recovery of good mental health.

  • To provide comfort to a person experiencing a mental health problem.

  • To raise awareness of mental health issues in the community.

  • To reduce stigma and discrimination.

During this course you will receive a Mental Health First Aid Guide, Workbook and Certificate. 

A one-day or half day (4 hours) Mental Health First-Aid course is available which is aimed at those wanting to gain an awareness of mental health. Giving individuals the ability to understand the common mental health illness and support their own mental health and that of others.

Although you will receive a certificate of attendance once you have attended this course.


The course will last 2 days, 1day or 4 hours depending on your option

Course Requirements

No previous skills are required.


Level 2


The apprenticeship should be reviewed after a maximum of 3 years.

If you're interested in signing your employees up to this course, please get in touch with a member of the team today. Please provide the course name in your message and what it is that we can help you with, we will respond promptly. 


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