MHFA® Champion Course

Gain the knowledge and skills to recognise warning signs of mental ill health with this 1 day course.

Mental Health First Aider - Training Course

MHFA Associate Instructor

Our lead trainer is a MHFA England Associate Instructor, one of the highest rankings with MHFA.

CIPD Associate

Our lead trainer is quality assured through CIPD and qualified to design high quality courses.

MHFA England

Our (MHFA) Mental Health First Aid course and others available have been designed directly by MHFA England.

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Become a MHFA® Champion

with this MHFA England 1 day course

The 1 Day MHFA Champion course is private bookings only with a minimum of 8 learners.

MHFA Course

*This course is available as either an online or face-to-face training session. Email us below to request this course and let us know which format you require.

This one day course trains you as an MHFA Champion, giving you: 

  • An understanding of common mental health issues  

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health 

  • Skills to support positive wellbeing

​Cost

We value this course at £200 + VAT per person.

*Save money by booking a course for more than 5 people. Contact us below for more info.

 

Format
  • This is a one day course delivered either face-to-face or via online video conferencing

  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities

  • We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn 

Takeaways

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are an MHFA Champion

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

 

 

 

Course Structure

Day 1: 9am - 5pm
Session 1
  • About Mental Health First Aid 
  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)
  • Early warning signs of mental ill health
  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health
Session 2
  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 
  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis
  • Suicide
  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally
  • Action 3: Give support and information
  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help
  • Action 5: Encourage other supports
  • Recovery
  • Building a mentally healthy workplace 
  • Action planning for using MHFA

This course is held online or in-house at your workplace over the course of 1 day from 9am – 5pm with 2 learning sessions, a lunch break and tea breaks.

The Importance of Workplace Mental Health

Employers know that for a team to  work at their best, creating an inclusive environment to support  the wellbeing of their people is crucial. In fact, your company’s success often depends on it.

Our MHFA course is ideal for staff  at every level who would like to become an MHFAider® to gain  the knowledge and skills to spot signs of a person experiencing poor mental health, be confident to start a conversation and signpost a person to appropriate support.

Through the MHFAider Support  App®, exclusive resources and ongoing learning opportunities, your people will be able to keep their learning and confidence alive,  quickly reference something and understand what is current with mental health and wellbeing support.

With confidence, community and  access to exclusive resources and  events, MHFAiders® will feel empowered to provide support where it’s needed and begin to help shape a healthier workplace with a thriving culture.

Contact us today to request a MHFA Champion course!

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Our Mental Health First Aid Courses are great for...

 

At EDP we believe everyone should be educated in mental health in order for it to be less stigmatised. Although with that being said we do believe it is vital for some of the few (but not limited to) professions listed below to be educated in mental health to help fast track us into a better world where the mental health of everyone will be a priority. One person at a time. Every person trained gets us one step closer to a better world!

 

 

Workplaces, Organisations & Social Enterprises

Whether your a big corporate business or a small charity fighting for change we have designed a sliding scale for training your workforce. Email us for details.

Health and Mental Health Professionals

Whether you are a physiotherapist or a counsellor. Don't let microaggressions or gaslighting be a blind spot for you when talking about mental health.

Private Practices

It is important everyone in your private practice know how to spot the signs especially when dealing with patients or clients.

Education Professionals

Whether you are a teacher or a tutor or anyone that works in an educational setting learning ways to spot the signs is key.

Line Managers or HR Professionals

In this day in age it is vital for people managers and line managers to be trained and qualified to look after their workforce not just physically but mentally as well.

Individuals

Our courses are great for individuals who may have a passion for mental health and are looking for ways to learn more on how to better support those struggling.

Why Choose Us?

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5.0 Google Star Rating

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Trusted by Big Name Brands

From Airbus to Bali there is a good reason our big clients keep choosing us!

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Quality Assured Training

We are quality asured thorugh MHFA England and CIPD.

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Lived-In Experienced Educators

Our instructors don’t just talk about it, they’ve lived through it so know what it is like.

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Testimonials

 

But don’t take our word for it, take a look at what our past delegates have to say! We have a 5 star rating on google. See for yourself!

I love working with Bianca, and have been fortunate enough to have been part of and organised many courses with her. she is super easy to discuss the course content with what I am after and very helpful in helping us a create a course designed to help particular attendees. Before, during and after the courses Bianca is always on hand and offers excellent support, very quick to answer any questions I have and helps guide us through every step. I will always use Bianca, and will always recommend her to others. Bianca is just such a lovely person, and everyone who I book on her courses agree!

Chloe Coombs

HR Manager at Aardman Animation

Bianca was an incredible trainer, she has a wealth of experience and makes the environment very safe to tackle some challenging topics. I have learned so much over the course and feel confident I will now be better equipped to support others. Thank you for your passion and expertise.

Sarah Walker

Head of Safeguarding Case Mgmt at The Football Association

Bianca was engaging, sensitive and provided a safe space for people to openly discuss their uncertainties around mental health without fear of judgement.

Annabel Leydon

Outdoor & Cycle Concepts

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