Course overview

Supervising Mental Health First Aid City of Bristol College

Not all first aid is about CPR. This course will equip you with skills to help people struggling with their mental health.

This two-day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by health care professionals.

To pay the course fees and enrol, please call 0117 312 5000. Alternatively, you can come to one of our centres to do so.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who meets the entry requirements who is aged 16 or over.

It is suitable for anybody that has responsibility for the pastoral care and wellbeing of another person. This could include:

  • employers
  • people in the education, childcare or early years sectors
  • NHS staff
  • carers
  • people in the construction industry.

What you'll learn

You’ll learn:

  • how to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions.
  • about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers.
  • how to start a supportive conversation.
  • when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.
  • the first aid action plan for mental health and how to put it in place.
  • how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.

Course entry requirements

We recommend you should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.

It is important that you have reflected on your own wellbeing and mental health. You will need to be in a position to undertake study in circumstances where sensitive discussion may take place.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course is delivered within a classroom environment. A range of assessment methods are used, including practical assessments and exams. Exams are open and multiple choice.

Future career and study opportunities

This course will equip you with skills to provide mental health first aid in your workplace. You may also consider studying another first aid course.

Additional costs

As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationery.

Many courses offer learning opportunities that you may need to pay for. This may include things like study visits and visiting speakers. We will let you know in advance if there will be additional costs.

If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time.

Fees and applications

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Supervising Mental Health First Aid SBSA and Construction Centre
Course Code
29/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
1 weeks
Thurs & Fri
Hours per week
Start Time
SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £250. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FMP0643C01-4 29/04/2021 - 30/04/2021 1 weeks Thurs & Fri 12.00 09:00 SBSA and Construction Centre
This course costs £250. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.

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