The purpose of the FAQ Level 3 Award in Mental Health: Workplace First Aider is to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to practise workplace first aid for mental health. It covers the nature of mental health conditions and mental health episodes; the roles, responsibilities, legislation and best practices relating to managing mental health in the workplace; how to provide advice and practical aid for individuals presenting with mental health conditions; the stages of action plans for responding to mental health episodes; the practical steps in response to individuals experiencing mental health episodes and how to support line managers to aid individuals returning to work after mental health episodes. The qualification is aimed at individuals who intend to work as mental health workplace first aiders with responsibility for responding to workplace mental health episodes, intervening and escalating, as appropriate.
The action plan for responding to mental health episodes is based upon the protocol devised by St John Ambulance.
|Credit Value||Non credit based|
|Offered in an apprenticeship framework||No|
|Resit Fee||First online resit is free. Second online resit is £6.00 per assessment|