New Mental Health First Aid Training at Phoenix!

We are very excited to announce that we are now able to offer Mental Health First Aid Training in conjunction with the Saltaire Training Company to help deliver the best training that we can in this very important aspect of First Aid. Anyone can be affected by Mental Health issues, so our aim is to help you learn how to provide help, support and guidance to colleagues in the work place to implement a positive mental health culture within your organisation

Is this course suitable for me?

This QA qualification is designed to cater for people who wish to:

  • Raise their awareness of the signs and symptoms associated with mental health problems both related to the workplace and in the general public.
  • Be able to actively listen and feel confident to have a conversation with individuals suffering potential mental ill-health.
  • Be able to assist with policy writing and risk assessments for mental health in the workplace.
  • Direct anyone with potential mental health problems to a reliable source of support both internally and externally.

What will the course cover?

In order to help each delegate leave with a good sense of knowledge of Mental Health First Aid, we aim to cover the following topics:

  • Understanding Mental Health and its importance
  • Understanding roles and responsibilities in relation to Mental Health in the workplace
  • Understand how employers can provide support to employees
  • Know how to implement Mental Health First Aid strategies/action plans
  • Identifying a range of Mental Health conditions (inc. OCD, Phobias, Bipolar, self-harm, Psychosis, Alcohol, Drug Addiction, Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Depression)
  • Trigger factors
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation

When is the next course?

Our first dates for Mental Health First Aid training will be the 29th and 30th April with more dates being planned for the coming months throughout the year, which we will issue in due course

We have had a lot of interest in these courses, so please do get in touch to book quickly before our spaces are filled! Contact Karen today on 01535 681167 or email

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