First Aid for Mental Health – and other training…

Bespoke training for your context and needs

Qawah Coaching offers fully accredited (FAA) training, alongside courses designed just for you.

We know how unique your context is. That is why – alongside the 4 fully accredited First Aid for Mental Health courses (see below) – Qawah Coaching will work with you to create training that meets the specific needs of yourself, your employees and those you work with and for.

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Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (level 1 RQF/Level 4 SCQF)

Available In person or via Distance Learning.

This ½-Day course provides learners with the knowledge to identify suspected mental health conditions and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost the person towards professional help.

The course materials also include a comprehensive handbook.

For more information – including possible dates and prices, contact Andy via the link here.

First Aid for Mental Health (level 2 RQF/Level 5 SCQF)

Available In person or via Distance Learning.

This 1-Day course covers the content of the level 1/4 course (see left) but also expands on the effects of drugs and alcohol, incorporates the First Aid for Mental Health Action Plan and covers ways in which a positive mental health culture can be supported within a workplace.

Successful completion of this course (including assessment) qualifies participants as First Aiders for Mental Health for 3 years.

The course materials also include a comprehensive handbook.

For more information – including possible dates and prices, contact Andy via the link here.

** New to 2021 ** First Aid for Youth Mental Health (level 2 RQF/Level 5 SCQF)

Available In person or via Distance Learning.

This 1-Day course is suitable for anyone who actively connects with children such as parents, carers, teachers, youth group leaders and young adults (aged 14 or over).

The qualification has been designed with children and young people in mind covering areas such as depression, self-harm, eating disorders and bullying and will provide the knowledge and skills to identify a potential mental health condition, start a conversation, and provide support and guidance to professional help.

Successful completion of this course (including assessment) qualifies participants as First Aiders for Youth Mental Health for 3 years.

The course materials also include a comprehensive handbook.

For more information – including possible dates and prices, contact Andy via the link here.

First Aid for Mental Health Supervising (level 3 RQF/Level 6 SCQF)

Available In person or via Distance Learning.

This 2-Day course goes into detail on a wide range of mental health conditions and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. It covers the content of both the Level 1/4 and Level 2/5 qualifications listed to the left – but is aimed at Trainer/Assessors and/or supervisor level within the workplace.

In addition to material covered on the other course levels, participants will learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and understand how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.

The course materials also include a comprehensive handbook.

For more information – including possible dates and prices, contact Andy via the link here.

All of the above courses are fully accredited by the First Aid Awards, and via material approved by NUCO Training (FAA Approved Centre no. FAAC001)

It is important to note that participants in the above courses will neither diagnose nor treat mental health conditionsas this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals – but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.


Andy was extremely helpful and encouraging. The course ran well, and his manner instilled confidence.”

Mark – (now qualified) First Aider for Mental Health


Get in touch to find out how Qawah can help you help others