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16 April

First Aid for Mental Health Awareness Course - Level 2

Sheffield Hallam - City Campus, Sheffield

From £30.00

16 April 2023

10:00 - 16:00

Sheffield Hallam Students' Union


Give it a Go
Training and Development
Health and Wellbeing


This 1 day course is run by external provider AP Training Services and is Ofqual Approved - FAA Level 2 Award.

The course leads to a qualification which provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation, and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help.

The course will cover:

  • Know what mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for mental health
  • Know how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a mental health condition
  • Know how to recognise and manage stress
  • Know how to recognise a range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, psychosis, eating disorders, suicide, and self-harm
  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • Understand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in place
  • Know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace

Things to know 

  • Arrive at the course in plenty of time before the event so we can check you in
  • Have your e-ticket ready when you arrive, this can be on your phone
  • More information will be sent to you closer to the event date
  • If you are late for the event and have not let us know, we may give your spot to someone on the waiting list
  • Tickets are non-refundable and we will only process a refund if we are able to fund a replacement for your spot on the course

What do I need to bring?

Please bring your ticket confirmation (this can be on your phone). You may also like to bring a drink and some snacks/lunch for the day as these will not be provided.

Terms and Conditions

Tickets, Cancellations, Refunds and Adverse Weather Conditions

  1. All tickets once sold are strictly non-refundable in all circumstances except where an event is cancelled by Give it a Go. Notifications of cancellations will be given on social media and email where available.
  2. Give it a Go is open to Sheffield Hallam University students and its Alumni only. Each student must book their own ticket, however Give it a Go takes no liabilities if a guest is denied access without the proper production of an NUS or uCard.
  3. As the Covid-19 situation can change rapidly, we will advise you if the trip must be cancelled due to staff shortage or government restrictions. In the case of a free event, you do not need to do anything; if you have paid for the event, it will be refunded if the event must be cancelled.

Expected Conduct and Liabilities

  1. Please observe the authority of the event host and follow all reasonable instructions. Our staff and guides are there to keep you safe.
  2. We advise against you taking expensive or sentimental belongings to these events. Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union cannot be held liable or responsible for any losses sustained to property however caused.

Venue Info

Sheffield Hallam - City Campus, Owen Building, Hallam Square, Sheffield S1 2LX

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