Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health RQF

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Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

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Qualification overview and objective

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace and/or to give learners personal growth and engagement in learning, specifically in relation to understanding the principles of first aid for mental health. The role of a first aider for mental health is to provide basic mental health support or to be the first response to someone in need, usually in the workplace.

The first aider for mental health is not clinically qualified to assess, diagnose or treat mental ill health but they will know the basic tools to listen to individuals who require first response support for their mental health. This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment.

This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to the principles of first aid for mental health, recognising mental ill health in self and others, supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace, understanding how to promote a wellness culture in the workplace and the importance of resilience and self-care for first aiders for mental health.

Who is this qualification for?

The role of a first aider for mental health is to provide basic mental health support or to be the first response to someone in need, usually in the workplace. The first aider for mental health is not clinically qualified to assess, diagnose or treat mental ill health but they will know the basic tools to listen to individuals who require first response support for their mental health. This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment.

How long will it take?

The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 14 hours and of this 12 hours are recommended as guided learning hours (GLH).

Topics covered

This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to the principles of first aid for mental health, recognising mental ill health in self and others, supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace, understanding how to promote a wellness culture in the workplace and the importance of resilience and self-care for first aiders for mental health.

Assessment method

This mental health first aid qualification is assessed through completion of an open-response learner workbook which will be assessed and internally quality assured by the centre

Entry requirements

This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 16 and above. It is advised that learners have a minimum of level 1 in literacy and/or numeracy or equivalent.

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Croft Myl

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Halifax

HX1 2EQ

United Kingdom

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