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IOSH recommendation are taken into consideration as well, that many of the points they make for the downfall in MHFA training and workplace considerations we have implemented in all the MHFA training courses we offer

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Why Choose Red Umbrella For Your Mental Health First Aid Workplace Training? 

It's such a benefit to have Mental health First Aiders, but who looks after them, and how do you best implement them?

  • 1 Instructor and a trained pastoral care representative for safeguarding on every 2-day course exceeding 10 delegates (this is vital as the course always stirs up emotions)
  • Full access to our advice telephone lines and email/messaging to receive advice from experienced MHFAiders & Instructors 
  • Access to our 24/7 Support line
  • Full access to our Therapists if required (no charges)
  • Access to our unique online forums
  • Your company receives advice on how to best promote the MHFAiders to all your staff

The Red Umbrella Academy Team 

Qualsage and the Red Umbrella Academy Team of highly-skilled Trainers have a wealth of experience and understanding in delivering Mental Health First Aid qualifications to ensure you get the most out of your experience with us. Throughout your course, you will be provided with an engaging learning experience; through the use of video, PowerPoint Presentations, case study analysis, real-life examples of Mental Health issues, group discussions, workbook activities and much more.

(Example of an independent MHFA England Instructor delivering training)

Adult Training Cost

The RRP for the course is £295 per person and even though Red Umbrella includes all the vital add-ons, our cost per person is less than this. Please contact us regards to pricing. 

Costs may vary depending on location and instructor – contact the instructor for more information by clicking on a course below.


What To Expect

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

You will get a manual to keep and refer to whenever you need it. When you complete the two days you'll get a Ofqual Accredited Level 3 Certificate (Equalivent to an A-Level). For the one day course, you receive a Level 2 Certificate and for the Half Day a Level 1 Certificate. These are respectively the equalivent the same as GCSE's.

Course structure

The QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) has been specifically designed for those who would like to raise their awareness of mental health, develop an understanding on how to support, reassure and guide those experiencing poor mental health. What’s more, you will develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to actively promote positive mental health within your workplace, making it an ideal qualification for Mental Health Champions/First Aiders, Human Resources, Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders.

Throughout this 2 day course, you will also cover:

  • Identifying characteristics and features of common Mental Health conditions
  • Importance of own wellbeing as a Mental Health first aider
  • Best practice for employers in relation to Mental Health in the workplace
  • Support for those experiencing Mental Health issues whilst at work

The Qualsafe Academy team of highly-skilled Trainers have a wealth of experience and understanding in delivering Mental Health First Aid qualifications to ensure you get the most out of your experience with us. Throughout your course, you will be provided with an engaging learning experience; through the use of video, PowerPoint Presentations, case study analysis, real-life examples of Mental Health issues, group discussions, workbook activities and much more.

Before applying for this course, please ensure you meet the following criteria:

  • You must be at least 18 years old on the first day of training
  • You should have an interest in mental health

To find out more about our entry requirements, please don’t hesitate to email us on getwell@red-umbrella.co.uk or by calling 0300 002 0061.

Please be aware that for some individuals the content covered within this qualification maybe distressing. If you have any concerns that you may be potentially affected by any of the content then please do not hesitate to contact Qualsafe Awards for further details.

Note: To remain an approved Mental Health First Aider in the Workplace learners will need to update their QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) accordingly.

We are here to help, whatever the problem.

Depression, Bullying, Anxiety, Gambling, Fear of Job/career prospects, Alcohol Use Disorder (drink at work and post drinking hangovers), Eating disorders, Panic attacks, Bereavement, Substances (illegal and prescribed), Bipolar, OCD, PTSD, Seasonal Affective Disorder (also known as SAD), General Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder.

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