Mental Health First Aid Course

Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace Level 1 

This half day course is ideal for all employees to give them a basic awareness of mental health in the workplace.  We also offer a one-day level two course and a two-day level 2 course for managers and those who need a higher level of training.

Green Box are one of the few Skills for Care centres of Excellence where we passed stringent checks to prove our commitment to high-quality training and compliance. We are also able to offer Skills for Care Endorsed qualifications for our classroom and video online training courses ensuring you have an acceptable certificate to prove your compliance.  This means that our training meets the high standards expected by Skills for Care.

Topics covered

  • Understand the difference between mental health and mental ill health. 

  • Describe how mental health affects human behaviour

  • Describe the components of mental well-being and how it relates to resilience. 

  • Be able to provide examples of well-being in the workplace

  • Understanding resilience and the capacity to stay mentally well during difficult situations

  • Understand how to positively support individual well-being in the workplace

  • Understand how risk factors associated with mental ill health can lead to problems in the workplace. 

  • Be aware of risk factors that are caused from mental health

  • Be able to recognise how mental health problems can affect day-to-day living 

  • Recognise how mental health can lead to other known character traits

  • Understand how mental health problems can affect normality from one day to another

  • Understand how social and cultural attitudes can lead to mental illness 

  • Recognise how stigma and discrimination can lead to overwhelming influences on individuals, communities and societies

  • Understand how stereotyping can lead to prejudice, discrimination and inequality

  • Understanding causes of stress and knowing how stress can stem from influences resulting from work 

  • Understand what stress is and how it is commonly defined

  • Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of useful and harmful stress

  • Be able to manage stress in the workplace – local and workplace support and self-management

  • Be able to understand different types of mental health 

  • Describe what an anxiety is and how it becomes a mental health problem (including phobias)

  • Recognise the physical and psychological signs and symptoms of anxiety

  • Be able to understand what depression is, how it is defined and what the common symptoms are

Where and When?
Unlike a lot of First Aid training companies we like to work to your time table. We believe in being flexible and training you or your team when it suits you.
We have a class rooms in Windsor, Bracknell, Denham, Slough, Maidenhead, Newbury, Woking & Leicester but we are happy to train you in your place of work, your home or we can find training facilities in a location of your choice. All you have to do is ask.....

Contact us: Tel 0330 311 0799 email

© 2017GBFAT. Green Box First Aid Training Ltd Company Number 11191296

Windsor, Berkshire

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