Youth Mental Health First Aid

The Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course qualifies delegates as a 'Qualified Youth Mental Health First Aider'. Youth Mental Health First Aid courses are for everyone who works with, supports or lives with young people aged 8-18.

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What will you learn?

A practical skills and awareness course designed to give you:

  • An in-depth understanding of young people’s mental health and factors that affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Confidence to reassure and support a young person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help a young person recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s through self-help sites, their place of learning, the NHS, or a mix – engaging with parents, carers and external agencies where appropriate
  • Ability to support a young person with a long term mental health issue or disability to thrive
  • Tools to look after your own mental wellbeing ​

Learning takes place through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions. Delegates will get an MHFA manual to keep and refer to whenever needed. Upon completion of the course, delegates will receive their certificate accredited by MHFA England (the only licensed MHFA provider in England).

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If you have a group of people to train, this course is available at your preferred location for up to 16 delegates (the minimum number is 6 to allow the course to run correctly). Please note, due to Covid-19 restrictions, for this course at your place we will need a room large enough to accommodate social distancing measures.

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Youth MHFA Group Training
From £131 per person

£2100 outside the M25 for up to 16 people

£2250 within the M25 or at weekends for up to 16 people

Our pricing structure is transparent.
There are no hidden costs such as certification or mileage.
Prices exclusive of VAT.

Become a qualified Youth Mental Health First Aider (MHFA) with our online training course. This course is a blend of self-learning and LIVE training sessions with an accredited instructor (MHFA England). The course is broken down into four live online sessions, with some self-learning in-between each session. The length is a total of 6.5 hours for self-learning and 8.5 hours for live training sessions.

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To find out more or to book your group training today, call our friendly team now on 0330 335 1234

Online Youth MHFA Group Training
From £113 per person

£1800 for up to 16 people

Our pricing structure is transparent.
There are no hidden costs such as certification or mileage.
Prices exclusive of VAT.

Fully accredited and certified courses

Our trainers are qualified via MHFA England who are accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health.

Each course is certified by MHFA England.

A Mental Health First Aider's Story

"How to summarise the last couple of days? I have been on a journey of huge proportions. Gaining insight to the deepest parts of some ‘regular’ and ‘ordinary’ people; expanding my knowledge and avid interest in the subject of mental health; expressing myself in an incredibly candid and cathartic manner... I wholeheartedly underestimated the impact the Mental Health First Aid course could have on me. My faith in humanity, and the generosity in spirit of strangers, has taken a leap of restoration. I could not be more moved or grateful. And I implore anyone and everyone to take advantage of this life changing journey to enlightenment, courtesy of SkillBase First Aid."

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Lauren Rose, MH First Aider

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Covid-19 UpdateAs an essential training provider, we want you to know that all our courses have been, and will continue to run unless we contact you otherwise!

We live and breathe health, safety, risk and wellbeing here at SkillBase, and the safety of all our delegates and our trainers are of paramount importance. With support from the HSE in their latest policy update (15/01/21) stating first aid training can continue to take place under relevant coronavirus restrictions, we continue to work extremely hard to ensure rigorous Covid-secure protocols are in place.