2-Day First Aid for Mental Health Instructor Requalification Course

This 2-day course is aimed at existing First Aid for Mental Health Instructors who are due to expire and would like to continue to teach the Ofqual and SQA regulated national qualifications in First Aid for Mental Health including the Level 2/5 award in First aid for Youth Mental Health.  The instructor course is available either as a classroom-based course or by distance learning – further details on the distance learning option.

Nuco’s Instructor course includes the latest version of Tutor Pack with PowerPoint and training notes for you to run all 4 qualifications. You will continue to be registered with Nuco Training as a First Aid for Mental Health Instructor for a further 3 years.

Micro-teaching session

If you’re attending in the classroom, you’ll be asked to deliver a micro-teach session on First Aid for Mental Health to your peers; your topic will be allocated to you whilst on the course and you’ll also receive up-to-date resources. For distance learning courses your micro teach will be emailed to you to as part of your Joining Instructions before the course starts and resources will be posted out to a suitable address.

N.B. This course does not contribute to your annual monitoring of first aid courses.

THE MILITARY
Nuco Training Ltd is an Approved Provider to the Military Funding Scheme of Enhanced Learning Credits (ELCs). Our Approved Provider number is 1349. This course will be fundable through the ELCAS scheme. The course code is NT015.

Syllabus
    A range of subjects are covered including:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Stress
  • Mental health conditions
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
  • Depression
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety
    Qualifications you will attain from this course: (subject to assessment)
  • Instructor Certificate in First Aid for Mental Health from Nuco Training Ltd
  • FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)
  • Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6
    Qualifications you will be able to teach: (subject to you holding an appropriate teaching qualification)
  • FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health
  • Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 4
  • FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health
  • Award in First Aid for Youth Mental Health at SCQF Level 5
  • FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health
  • Award in First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 5
  • FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
  • Award in Leading First Aid for Mental Health at SCQF Level 6

Certification

You will be issued a Nuco Training Instructor Certificate, as well as a level 3 (Level 6 in Scotland) regulated certificate. This qualification and instructor certificate will be valid for 3 years from the date of achievement and it is strongly recommended that you keep up to date with CPD during this 3 year period.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 19 years of age to qualify due to the requirement to hold a recognised teaching qualification.

Assessment

A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).

In-house/On-site courses

If you have several employees that you wish to train as a First Aid for Mental Health instructor, why not consider an onsite course? With lead instructors based throughout the UK, Nuco Training are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements. We currently deliver courses for many national and international companies throughout the UK and abroad. To learn more why not visit our On-Site Training page, for our full range of courses that we have to offer.

Course Duration

This is a 2-day course and can be attended at various venues throughout the UK or via Distance Learning.

2-Day course cost: £306.00
(£255.00 + VAT)

Course information, schedules and booking
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First Aid for Mental Health book
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