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Free Mental Health Course:
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) - Level 2 Certificate

Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health

Learn about different types of mental ill health and how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses in our free mental health course.

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Our free mental health first aid course

Do your part to help mitigate the effects of mental health by promoting positivity and potentially providing support. 

Take action to help raise awareness and end stigma.

Our free mental health first aid course equips you with the confidence, skills and qualification to become a point of contact within the workplace.

32% of full-time employees in the UK have suffered from mental health problems while at work

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Is it really free?

Simple answer – if you meet the eligibility criteria below, then, yes! No fee, no card details and no trial periods… 

We connect you with training providers that use the UK Government’s Adult Education Budget to fund the free online courses. 

Eligibility Criteria

*EEA nationals will need to have obtained either pre settlement or settled status and provide evidence of this.

Receive an accredited NCFE CACHE or TQUK certificate

The certificate is a record of achievement and your reward for completing a nationally recognised qualification.

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Get involved and help create real difference to the mental health and wellbeing of those around you

The free mental health first aid course is split into 3 manageable units

Successfully complete all units to be awarded the level 2 Certificate in Mental Health First Aid

This unit will introduce learners to different types of mental ill health.

They will understand factors which may contribute to mental ill health and actions that can be taken.

The aim of this unit is to understand how to support individuals with mental ill health.

Learners will understand their responsibilities and how to protect their own mental health.

Learners will know about relevant legislation.

They will understand mentally healthy environments and wellness action plans.

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Complete the short form below to register your interest in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

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Register interest and a Training Advisor will be in touch to discuss your needs or learn more about our opportunities for organisations and download our free guide

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Louise Foxall
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Incredibly easy to enrol. Allocated a tutor to assist if needed. Online coursework really easy to follow, with questions to evidence learning.
Rachel Halamandres
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Delighted to be able to enrol on a course to give me the tools to help people experiencing mental health crises. I found the enrolment process easy and Emma was supportive and encouraging throughout!
Stuart Smith
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Very well organised. Easy to use, and very good courses. Would highly recommend
Thomas Stanton
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Well explained by the tutor. Good support available. Material easy to read and navigate. Website for assessments very straight forward.
Sam Bethel
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Everyone I spoke to have been lovely and super helpful!! Very quick and easy. Highly recommend!!
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Quickly set up and speedy dispatch of course materials meant I could start studying as soon as it was convenient.
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Would 100% recommend this service to anyone looking to add to their cv and skillset for boosting job opportunities.
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If you meet the eligibility criteria then YES!

We connect you with learning providers that use government funding, in the form of the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and the Adult Educational Budget (AEB).

We hope to get you started within 24 hours of completing the full enrolment process but this can vary depending on the learning provider.

Register interest and a course advisor will be in touch to provide you with more specific details.

The courses are designed to allow learners to fit their learning around their employment obligations and can be completed in a number of weeks or months, depending on the level. Our shorter courses are often completed within 3 weeks, whilst our longer lasting courses can take up to 3 months.

Yes! All of our free courses are 100% online.

All of our courses are accredited by UK government-recognised awarding bodies. These include NCFE CACHE and TQUK, with whom we work closely to ensure our existing courses, and all new ones, meet approved standards of excellence and are certified as such. NCFE CACHE and TQUK are national awarding organisations that design, develops and certifies nationally recognised qualifications and awards.

All qualifications are regulated by Ofqual and are the perfect way to boost any CV.

You can only take one course at a time but you can take up to 7 in one academic year.

No, there are no exams, all courses require you to complete assessment questions based on the knowledge you have just gained from the units.

The courses we offer are all funded qualifications, meaning you need to be eligible for government funding in order to secure your a place. This information is a funding requirement and proves your eligibility.

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