NUCO Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

The NUCO Supervising First Aid for Mental Health course builds on the Level 2/5 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and covers a wider range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.

  • Overview

    The NUCO Supervising First Aid for Mental Health course builds on the Level 2/5 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and covers a wider range of mental health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a mental health condition.

    The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory / managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

  • This course covers...

    • What is First Aid for Mental Health?

    • Identifying mental health conditions

    • Providing advice and starting a conversation

    • Drugs and alcohol

    • First Aid for Mental Health action plan

    • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace

    • A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail

  • Structure

    Currently this course is by client arrangement only.

    This is a two day course which can be undertaken at:

    • Our purpose-built training facility in Woodbridge, Suffolk, or

    • Your own premises.

  • Information

    Upon successful completion of the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)/Award in Leading First Aid in Mental Health at SCQF Level 6.

    This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the full course again to requalify for a further three years.

    Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

    We can accommodate a maximum of 16 delegates per course, and delegates must be 16 years or over.