Why Choose MBO Safety Services?

  • Our pass rates are in excess of 90%
  • Delivered by Instructors who are Chartered members of IOSH
  • Quality Assurance, course content very thorough and engaging, various teaching techniques used to deliver key points.
  • Excellent training venues with complementary refreshments
  • Course can be delivered at your premises for group bookings


Classroom , Virtual Learning

Course Cost

£95.00 + VAT
Includes course material and assessment.



This course is designed for people who want to receive training in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health. Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition - either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.

All members of the public can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health.


Upon successful completion of the course, the delegate will receive a Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) certificate which is valid for 3 years.

It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training.

After three years the certificate will expire, and the learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years. 

Course duration

4 hours


• Introduction – What is first aid for mental health?
• Identifying mental health conditions.
• What mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health.
• How to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition.
• How to recognise and manage stress.
• How to recognise a range of mental health conditions.
• Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health.
• Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and to be able to put it in place.
• How to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.

• Questions and answers – There are ongoing questions and answers during the course to clarify and query any of the points raised.

• Assessment – The qualification is assessed through a multiple-choice question paper. A Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.


MBO Safety Services Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements. Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Multiple UK Locations

Each of our training venues have been carefully selected to ensure that delegates are provided with a comfortable learning environment. All rooms have natural lighting, air conditioning and provide quality food and refreshments.