Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

SCQF Level 6

Our Supervising First Aid for Mental Health course will essentially cover the content from the First Aid for Mental Health course in addition to being able to describe the support and therapy provided by professional health care providers as well as describe the characteristics, including signs and/or symptoms, of each of the following mental health conditions:

  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Suicide
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Anxiety
  • Self Harm
  • Eating Disorders
  • Bi-polar
  • Schizophrenia

 

This qualification is valid for 3 years but it is strongly recommended to attend annual refresher training. The minimum age to attend this course is 16.

Assessment

This course is assessed through two written assessment papers and a practical demonstration of the first aid action plan for mental health. Candidates will need to pass both of these aspects to achieve the qualification.

Additional Courses

We also offer:

Contact us:

If you’d like to enquire about any of these courses, or any of our other fully accredited training, please contact us on t: +44 (0)141 244 0181 or e: info@amalgamate-safety.com

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