This qualification helps learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health
conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek
appropriate professional help and know how to help implement a positive mental health culture in
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by 1 multiple-choice examination.
Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (RQF) Extended FWT
On successful completion of this qualification, learners may wish to continue their development by undertaking Highfield Level 2 Award in Introduction to First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)
What is covered on this course?
Defining mental health
Understanding of the stigma surrounding mental health
Understanding the role of a First Aider for mental health
Know when to contact the emergency services in respect of first aid for mental health
Help implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
Identify symptoms of
• Eating disorders