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Course Overview

Recent reports suggest that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues.

Increasing the understanding of mental health among staff at all levels builds a culture of care and support. In this course, you will learn how to support individuals with their mental health, as well as what a mentally healthy environment is like.

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Mental Health At Work

What will I learn?

Our Mental Health First Aid and Advocacy in the Workplace is designed to give you the foundation knowledge to support colleagues with their mental health. You will study three units: 

  • Exploring mental health
  • Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health
  • Understand a mentally healthy environment

This course in Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace is useful for any role, particularly if you are a line manager. 

Eligibility Criteria

This course is government funded, you must meet the following criteria to be able to study for free:

  • You must currently live in England    
  • You must have been resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study    
  • You must be over the age of 19   
  • You must not be on an apprenticeship

There is a £125 cancellation fee if you enrol and do not complete or withdraw from the course. This fee is to cover administration costs. 

1 in 4 people experience mental health problems each year
£8bn cost to employers for staff turnover due to poor mental health
51% of work-related ill health is due to stress, depression or anxiety
1 in 5 people feel stressed more days a month than they don't

Studying made simple!

We don't like to make things more complicated than they need to be... Our courses are designed to be flexible around your work and family life. 

Step 1

Submit your enrolment form

You'll get instant access to begin your course

Step 2

We'll start processing your funding application

A tutor will be assigned to support you through your course, they can be contacted via phone, text or email

Step 3

You'll receive text reminders when your work is due

Your work will be marked by your Tutor and returned to you within 7 days.

Step 4

Submit your work

Once you've finished your course, we'll apply for your certificate. This will be posted to your home address within 6 months of completing your course.

Start your application

Secure funding and start your online application. 

Need support enrolling? 

If you'd like support with your enrolment, or want to make sure this is the right course for you, fill out your details below and a member of the team will be in touch. Alternatively, you can call us on 01388 741336.

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