MHFA England Adult Mental Health First Aid Course 

Train as a Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider®) and receive three years of certification, plus access to ongoing benefits. 
This course is ideal for individuals who would like to become an MHFAider® to gain the knowledge and skills to spot signs of people experiencing poor mental health, be confident to start a conversation and signpost a person to appropriate support. 
In addition to the course, you will become part of the largest MHFAider® community in England, gaining access to resources, ongoing learning and 24/7 digital support through our MHFAider Support App®, to give you the tools and knowledge you need to carry out the role effectively and confidently, whether that be in your workplace, a volunteer role, or in the community. MHFA England RRP £325pp. 
As with all our courses at Mindmaps Wellbeing your course will be delivered by a Registered Mental Health Nurse, MHFA England Instructor and Open University Associate Lecturer and Practice Tutor experienced in remote teaching. Learners will also gain access to MINDWELL Companion (MHFAider edition) for continued self-care, learning and access to thousands of resources). Our price is £300pp (unless stated).  

Course Outcomes 

As an MHFAider® you will be able to: 
Recognise those that may be experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention 
Encourage a person to identify and access sources of professional help and other supports 
Practise active listening and empathy 
Have a conversation with improved mental health literacy around language and stigma 
Discuss the MHFAider® role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality 
Practise self-care 
Know how to use the MHFAider Support App® 
Know how to access a dedicated text service provided by Shout and ongoing learning opportunities with MHFA England 
Proud to be training MHFAiders Support Included MHFA Instructor Member & Registered Mental Health Nurse / Clinicians with Mindmaps Wellbeing.


Online or face-to-face course structured across four flexible sessions. Typically delivered on two consecutive days. (Must be within a two-week period). 
Learners will be trained over two-days of live sessions with an MHFA England Instructor Member, and Registered Mental Health Nurse / Clinician covering 14 hours of content in total. 
Learning takes place through a mix of instructor led training, group discussions, individual and group activities. 
Each session builds on the previous, enabling the learner to gain confidence in supporting others with a Mental Health First Aid action plan. 
We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that instructors can keep people safe and supported while they learn. 
We strive for all of our learning content to be as accessible and inclusive as possible. 


Everyone who completes this course gets: 
A hard copy workbook to support their learning throughout the course 
A digital manual to refer to whenever they need it after completing the course 
A wallet-sized reference card with the Mental Health First Aid action plan 
A digital MHFAider® certificate 
Access to the MHFAider Support App® for three years 
Access to ongoing learning opportunities, resources, and exclusive events  
The opportunity to be part of the largest MHFAider® community in England 

When you select Mindmaps Wellbeing as your provider, you also receive a 3-year free subscription to MINDWELL COMPANION. This is a platform for your own self-care and access to thousands of resources to support you in your role as a mental health first aider. 

Mindmaps Wellbeing instructors are Registered Mental Health Clinicians and Healthcare Educators, bringing the content to life through professional knowledge and personal experiences. 
Access to our online MHFAider peer support groups, moderated by our instructor team. 
Access to MHFAider MINDWELL Companion* that offers self-care tools, continued learning opportunities, and digital resources to support you in your role while connecting you with a community of MHFAiders. 
*£10pp per month subscription when sold separately from attending our training courses. 
Some additonal options many of our clients enjoy alongside this training: 
Quarterly MHFAider guidance sessions – to provide you with ongoing expert support and guidance facilitated by a Mindmaps Wellbeing Instructor Member. 
MINDWELL Companion Tailored for your workplace or organisation. Ask me for a demonstration 
Day One 
Mental Health First Aid and the action plan 
The MHFAider® role and self-care 
Helpful and unhelpful language  
Useful models to support the role 
What influences mental health?  
What is anxiety?  
Crisis first aid 
Active listening and empathy  
What are eating disorders?  
What is self-harm?  
What is substance misuse?  
Day Two 
Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 
What is depression?  
What is suicide?  
Crisis first aid continued 
What is psychosis?  
Recovery and lived experience  
Boundaries in the MHFAider® role 
Moving forward in the MHFAider® role  
My MHFA action plan 

Course Dates for Online Instructor Led Training.  

This course is delivered online using an online learning hub MINDWELL Companion.  
We are only providing in-person training for closed groups of 6-16 learners. In-person delivery will incur an additional fee to cover instructor travel expenses and where applicable accommodation. 
We look forward to welcoming you on to a course that suits your requirements, to help with the mental wellbeing in your workplace for you and your staff.  
See the calendar below for our upcoming course dates. 

This course is available for individuals or closed groups of 6-16 delegates. Please note this is a two-day course, when completing the form include both dates. For inquiries please pick the 1st set of dates you may consider should you choose to go ahead. 

Advanced delegate Plan. This offers the flexibility for maximum discount whilst delegates can attend any of the courses, that we run every week. Invoiced upon booking confirmation. 

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MHFA England Closed Group Pricing for 6 to 16 learners. 

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Please pick your course dates in preference order, if this is only an enquiry at this stage please pick a date you would consider. 
This course is available for delivery Monday to Friday.  

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Advanced Delegate Plan 2+ Learners book here 

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Opportunity to discuss tailored training? 
We have all your mental health workplace solutions, with a team of Registered Mental Health Nurses / Professionals with over 20+ years experience working for the NHS, in mental health settings. 

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