What you need to know...

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health Training Course

At First Aid Bristol we run a series of mental health first aid training courses to suit varying requirements. From our Level 1 introduction course to our level 3 supervisor course.

Our highly experienced trainers have backgrounds in care, first aid and tactical medical response. We have designed scenario lead mental health first aid courses to be practical and engaging to really build confidence and skills that can save lives.

Our Level 1 course is a fantastic introduction to First Aid for Mental Health but please view our other courses should you be looking for a more in depth training.

Get In Touch For More Info
  • Train at your location or ours

  • Qualifications recognised by national governing bodies

  • Level 1 Course

  • Awarding Body Regulated Trainers

  • Training available 7 days a week

  • Dynamic and engaging training

  • Lifetime Skills

  • Mental Health First Aid

  • Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health Training Course

Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health | 4 Hours - Level 1

What This Course Covers

Level 1 Award:
Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition, whether that is you, a friend, a family member or a colleague.

Our mental health awareness course is suitable for people of all backgrounds as it provides participants with the skills to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the ability to start a conversation and be able to guide a person towards professional help.

This short course is open to everyone and is a great introduction to first aid for mental health.

At the end of your course there will be a multiple choice question paper. There will not be any external assessors and upon successful assessment you will receive a Level 1 Award in ‘Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health.

During your course you will cover the following subjects:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation

Any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch – 0117 244 3563

Additional Info


We run this course both at our dedicated training center in the heart of Bristol and at private locations. We will gladly run this course for you at your work or venue of your choosing and there is no additional cost for this. We just require a minimum of 4 people.


We can run this course in groups of up to 16 people. Participants must be 14 years of age or older.


Your qualification will be valid for three years from the date of completion. You will need to complete the full course again should you wish to renew your qualification.

Get In Touch For More Info
Mental Health First Aid Courses

Mental Health First Aid training courses in Bristol & Bath

If you are looking for just yourself or a couple people then you are very welcome to come and join onto one of our open courses. We run these every month at our dedicated first aid training center in the centre of Bristol.

We run private courses and open courses for up to 12 people at a time so if you are interested please get in touch to find out our availability. If you are booking for 5 people or more we also offer great group booking discounts.

Training 3 or more people?

If you are looking to train 3 or more people then we can run any of our mental health first aid courses as a private group. There is no additional cost for private groups.

Please call us on 0117 244 3563 for more information.

Book this course today

Learn skills that could help you save lives

Book on to this course

First Aid courses for individuals, groups and business'

regulated first aid courses

Practical & engaging first aid courses for low prices