Mental Health Awareness Course 

This introductory course focuses on helping learners become more aware of mental ill health, as well as actively promoting personal positive wellbeing. 


It gives a basic understanding of the most common mental health issues and explains how to recognise them.


4 Hour

MHFAE accredited

Recomme­nded every 3 years

What does the course cover?

Our 4 hour Mental Health Awareness Course is fully accredited by Mental Health First Aid England and provides:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of common mental health issues
  • Skills for looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing mental ill health

There is no formal assessment but learners who complete all sections of the course will receive a certificate of attendance.


Why Choose First on Scene?

All our Mental Health First Aid instructors are specialists in delivering MHFA courses and are fully accredited by Mental Health First Aid England.

Book a Course Today

This course is available as on-site training. Our Mental Health First Aid courses can be fully adapted to your specific workplace requirements to create bespoke training that perfectly matches your needs.


To book a course today or to discuss your requirements, simply call our team on 0845 5191 999.


"I have been using First on Scene for all our First Aid training for the past 4 years. I find them efficient, reliable and professional. First on Scene are able to make the training ‘come alive’ as their trainers have years of real life experience." Hazel Archer RGN, DIP HE (OH), Occupational Health Manager at Greggs
"The feedback I get from my team is always extremely positive and the trainers manage to inject some humour into what can be a very dull subject as I always hear laughing coming from the training room! I would definitely recommend First on Scene Training as your first aid training provider!" Emma Vithlani, Mind
"First on Scene are excellent trainers of First Aid needs. The team regularly trains the First Aiders in the RSPB Northern Region and the service that they provide is second to none." Craig Hartley, Visitor Operations Manager at RSPB
"First on Scene’s training was excellent and the feedback from the clinical and admin staff was extremely positive." Maria Lawton, Practice Manager at Hall Green Surgery
"First on Scene are always very polite on the phone and extremely helpful when we have queries. I find their services very efficient with joining instructions coming minutes after putting the phone down. I would definitely recommend First on Scene and will continue to use their service for any first aid training in the future." Danielle Hunt, Learning & Development Coordinator at Leeds Building Society