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MHScot Workplace Wellbeing

First Aid for Mental Health

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Edinburgh & the Lothians


The courses delivered by MHScot are regulated by Ofqual and SQA and offer national qualifications in First Aid for Mental Health which can be awarded by either the Scottish or English awarding bodies. The courses are suitable for any employees, volunteers and individuals and can be started at any level. Levels 2 and 3 provide a qualification as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for 3 years.

These courses include self-study, group guided learning sessions and individual assessment. In addition to in-house courses, there is also the option to do the training one-to-one or to attend a public course. Individual costs are available for one-to-one training or places on our public courses. Group costs are as follows for up to 12 participants: Level 1: £1200 + VAT, Level 2: £1,500 + VAT, Level 3: £2,800 + VAT.

Course costs include: 1) access to an online learning system plus additional videos, links, resources and current research. 2) Online guided learning sessions to review course content, ask questions and discuss with other participants. 3) A First Aid for Mental Health e-book or paperback manual. 4) Certification and 5) Lifetime access to a digital library of resources.

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Founded in 2014, MHScot is Scotland’s first social enterprise focusing on stress prevention and early mental health intervention in the workplace. Through education and training courses, they help organisations build a more compassionate workplace culture and equip staff with the skills and knowledge they need to support mental wellbeing at work.

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