Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in practice

Supporting Mental Health First Aiders put their skills into action in the workplace.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) enables people to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health, and to provide help on a first aid basis.

But initial training is only the first step in the process – and this course can help you see all the benefits Mental Health First Aiders can bring to your organisation. It will refresh their skills, develop their practice and help them to find support, if needed.

  • Give your mental health first aiders a better understanding of their roles with a clear definition
  • Ensure they have an ongoing support and development plan
  • Develop the role to have a greater impact on your organisation


What will your managers learn?

  • Examination of the role of a Mental Health First Aider, with a recap of the symptoms of mental health conditions and stress
  • How to use the ALGEE action plan in conversations about mental wellbeing
  • What to do if someone is at risk of harming themselves and others (safeguarding processes)
  • How to access support for mental health first aider or others
  • How to increase mental health awareness within an organisation

Who this course is for

For existing Mental Health First Aiders. This course is suitable for those recently qualified or those who have been in this role for a while. This course aims to embed their original MHFA training to benefit the business further.

Duration and delivery

We can deliver these group courses face-to-face or online, to suit your needs.

Group bookings:

Online delivery:

  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants
  • Duration: Five hours (over two sessions)

Face-to-face delivery:

  • Group size: 6 to 12 participants
  • Duration: Full day

Our expert team have been delivering workplace training and consultancy to organisations from all sectors for over 75 years, helping to shape culture and inclusivity of workplaces across the UK. We specialise in helping both employers and employees to develop the knowledge, confidence and capacity to effectively support colleagues and individuals with a disability or health condition.

All our training is delivered by a team of experienced consultants, who have extensive knowledge and a practical understanding of workplace issues.