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Highfield - Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course syllabus.

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Is the Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Highfield Qualifications (Highfield). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (Highfield) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching.
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What is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course?

Category: Mental-Health
Level: Beginner

The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace and/or to give learners personal growth and engagement in learning, specifically in relation to understanding the principles of first aid for mental health.

A mental health first aider is a nominated person within an organisation who anyone can go to, to assist with a mental health problem. The first aider will help to advise and guide those needing assistance, and will have knowledge of how to identify those who are developing mental health issues.

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How much is the Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course?
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Who is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course designed for?

The role of a first aider for mental health is to provide basic mental health support or to be the first response to someone in need, usually in the workplace. The first aider for mental health is not clinically qualified to assess, diagnose or treat mental ill health but they will know the basic tools to listen to individuals who require first response support for their mental health. This qualification can be taken by learners preparing to enter employment or by those who are already in employment.

What subjects does the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course cover?

This is a knowledge-only qualification that provides underpinning knowledge and understanding in relation to the principles of first aid for mental health, recognising mental ill health in self and others, supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace, understanding how to promote a wellness culture in the workplace and the importance of resilience and self-care for first aiders for mental health.

How is the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course assessed?

This qualification is assessed by 2 multiple-choice examinations, which are externally set and marked by the awarding body:

Unit 1: Introduction to mental health, mental ill health and wellbeing

Learners must complete 9 of 15 questions correctly within 30 minutes.


Unit 2: Introduction to first aid for mental health

Learners must complete 15 of 25 questions correctly within 50 minutes.

Learners must pass both examinations in order to be awarded the qualification.

What certificate do I get for passing the Highfield - Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health course?
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