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The Mental Health First Aid Two Day course from MHFA England teaches people to recognise the signs that someone may need support with their mental health and offer help on a first aid basis.

Find out more about the Being Well together Programme here.

A trained Mental Health First Aider in your workplace can start productive conversations about mental health, be a role model for how to manage mental health, promote greater understanding of the importance of mental health, and play a significant part in ending stigma and discrimination around mental health in the workplace.

Upon completing the course, students will become certified mental health first aiders in the workplace and can help colleagues with a mental health issue receive the support they need to recover or manage their symptoms. Both public courses and workplace training are available.

British Safety Council offers both live online delivery and classroom courses at our London training centre. Alternatively, our expert tutors can visit your workplace and deliver this two-day course to groups of up to 16 employees.

Upon completion of the two-day course you will receive a Mental Health First Aid certificate from MHFA England.

Only available to people in England booked through a company registered in England. 

Why choose the British Safety Council?

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    We are one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations

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    Our tutors have completed the licensed MHFA England Instructor Training programme.

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    No 'death by PowerPoint' – learning is student-centred and interactive

What’s in it for me?

At the end of the course, you will have a greater understanding of mental health and wellbeing and will be able to recognise common triggers in mental ill health and signs that someone may need support. You will develop non-judgemental listening skills along with the confidence to reassure and support a person who may be experiencing mental ill health and guide them to source of further support for recovery. 

Who should attend this session?

Anyone who would like to support colleagues facing mental health issues, and improve understanding and attitudes towards mental health in the workplace. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Recognise the symptoms of mental ill-health
  • Provide initial help
  • Guide the person towards appropriate professional help
  • Be mindful of their own wellbeing. 

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Virtual Classroom

Get all the benefits of structured classroom learning but with the convenience of the digital world, studying where you like.

Benefits of Virtual Classroom

  • Benefits of both digital and face to face training
  • Engage with group discussions
  • Interact with our expert tutors


Either virtual class or we can visit your workplace or a third party venue and deliver this course on dates of your choice.

Why In-Company?

  • Cost-effective method that can be tailored to your organisation
  • Creates a study community with your colleagues
  • Allows you to tailor the training to your organisation.