Unsure about online learning

We will support you all the way

Short on time? Difficulty travelling to venues? Already invested time and money into training that hasn't met your requirements? Then this is the right course for you. This online learning package doesn't compromise on quality or support. You are able to learn at your own pace, with the full support of your tutor.

This course is for you if

  • If you need a qualification in mental health first aid

    This course will give you a deeper understanding of mental health first aid. In this course we cover more topics in more depth than the level 1 course

  • Need to manage work, life balance

    Life is busy. Trying to get a workalike balance is hard enough let alone trying to juggle training as well. We can help you achieve your goals in the time frames that suit you at the times that suit you. Our tutors are here to support you all the way.

  • You want to understand mental health and how you can assist those around you

    Mental health problems are one of the fastest growing illness in the world. Thos course will give you a basic understanding of a number of conditions, signs and symptoms and what help and support you can provide to someone that is suffering

What subjects will you cover

Each unit is divided into bite size lessons. You can work through at your own pace and if you need help don't forget your tutor is always on hand.

  • What mental health means

  • Stress and Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Psychosis

  • Eating Disorders

  • Self-Harm

  • Suicide

  • Giving advice, starting a conversation and action plans

  • Drugs and Alcohol

  • Mental Health in the workplace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I haven't studied for years, am I capable?

    We understand that returning to education can be daunting, however, we can assure you that you're not alone. wWhilst we can't do the work for you, we can support you throughout and adapt where necessary to suit your unique learning style. You will be given the best possible opportunity to succeed.

  • Is there a time limit on the course?

    There is for this course. You have 3 weeks to complete the course and the assessment. If you think you will need longer, contact your tutor who can assist you.

  • Is there an exam?

    There is an assessment for this course. It is a combination of multi choice questions and full answer questions, there is also a practical test.

  • Is there a charge for a re-sit?

    There is a fee of £20 for a re-sit although we don't think you will need it.

  • I am worried I will get side tracked with online learning.

    We understand that you are not actually going to be in a classroom, and this can be difficult. If you find you are struggling contact your tutor who will help you devise a plan that will help keep you on track.

  • I have a specific learning need, can i still complete the course?

    Yes, we can always help and support you. Make sure you discuss any specific needs with your tutor who will be able to assist you with an individual plan, and provide any support that you need.

Meet your tutor

All our tutors are experts in their fields and are here to support you all the way through.

I have been a tutor since 2000 and have worked as a college lecturer, as well as an independent trainer. I am fortunate enough to have been a fire fighter for over 20 years which has given me a great deal of practical experience in the fields that I teach. I have two of the best jobs in the world. I love teaching and supporting people to reach their potential is one of the most rewarding things I am able to do.

Don't take our word for it

See what our students think of us

  • Bethan Smith

    You have to be interested in this subject as the topics are very serious. The course has really opened my eyes to the real problems that those with mental health problems face and has helped me to have the confidence to support them.

  • Daisy Polley

    Such an interesting subject. Hazel is a great tutor and supported me through the whole process. She answered all my questions and discussed in depth the subjects that I needed. Thank you so much.

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