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Mental Health Champion

MHFA certificate 

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Become a MHFA Champion on a one day Mental Health course. Learning takes place through a medley of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities. Our trainers are experienced and create a safe and supportive learning environment that is easy to follow and engaging. 

Recommended for

Anyone who would like to enhance their mental health knowledge.

Strongly recommended for anyone within line management.


You will gain

  • An understanding of common mental health issues 

  • Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness

  • Ability to spot signs of mental ill health  

  • Confidence to approach someone who is experiencing mental ill health and signpost to support

  • Understanding of how to help build a mentally healthy workplace and challenge stigma

  • Knowledge to support positive wellbeing


Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever they need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support their own mental health

  • A certificate of attendance to say they are an MHFA Champion



Course Outline - Two sessions split over one day

Session One

  • About Mental Health First Aid 

  • About mental health and stress in the workplace  

  • Stigma and discrimination

  • Depression

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Other mental health issues (eating disorders, self-harm, psychosis)

  • Early warning signs of mental ill health

  • Alcohol, drugs and mental health

Session Two

  • Suicide 

  • Applying the Mental Health First Aid action plan 

  • Action 1: Approach the person, assess and assist with any crisis

  • Action 2: Listen and communicate non-judgementally

  • Action 3: Give support and information

  • Action 4: Encourage the person to get appropriate professional help

  • Action 5: Encourage other supports

  • Recovery

  • Building a mentally healthy workplace 

  • Action planning for using MHFA

For our two day Mental Health First Aider Course which is more in-depth and qualifies you as a full Mental Health First Aider please see Mental Health First Aider 

Available as private group training for 8 or more people on your chosen dates.You can also book individual places on our open access courses;

MHFA England Mental Health Champion

Wednesday 14th June 2023

09:30 - 17:00, hosted on Zoom

MHFA England value this training at £200pp and we currently

have places available for £185pp

This course is highly recommended for anyone within line management. We train in-house for groups of 6 or more people – get in touch for a bespoke proposal and info pack. 

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