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MHFA Public Courses

Become a mental health first aider (MHFAider) on a Transpire Training public mental health first aid course. The two day courses run in a relaxed and encouraging setting. Each person is supported to learn and explore the topics surrounding mental health and wellbeing. The courses are primarily about giving participants the confidence and knowledge to support others, whilst we also develop tools to cultivate our own mental wellbeing.  


Transpire Training instructors are all MHFA England accredited, passionate and great facilitators who are skilled in building a psychologically safe learning environment. All our MHFA instructors are experienced and knowledgeable (without the jargon) with extensive professional and or personal mental health backgrounds.

  • Two days training, you will gain skills to;
    Recognise those that may be experiencing poor mental health and provide them with first-level support and early intervention Encourage a person to identify and access sources of professional help and other supports Practise active listening and empathy Have a conversation with improved mental health literacy around language and stigma Discuss the MHFAider® role in depth, including boundaries and confidentiality Practise self-care
  • Everyone who completes the course gets:
    A hard copy workbook to support their learning throughout the course A digital manual to refer to whenever they need it​ after completing the course A wallet-sized reference card with the Mental Health First Aid action plan​ A digital MHFAider® certificate Access to the MHFAider Support App® for three years Access to ongoing learning opportunities, resources and exclusive events ​ The opportunity to be part of the largest MHFAider® community in England
  • What is the course structure?
    Learning takes places through a medley of group discussions, videos, workshop activities and case studies. The pace is kept light and easy to follow whilst being incredibly thought provoking.
  • What are the training options?
    In-person classroom training: We currently run in-person mental health first aid courses where individual places can be booked. The classroom format is two days training. See locations at bottom of this web page. ​ Online deliveries: Same training and certificate, delivered via live virtual classrooms- Mental health first aid online ​ Private group training: If you have six or more people to train you have the option to chose your own dates and schedule.

Public MHFA course locations

In-company training possible anywhere

Mental Health First Aid Online

Mental Health First Aid Birmingham

Mental Health First Aid Brighton

Mental Health First Aid Chelmsford

Mental Health First Aid Crawley

Mental Health First Aid London

Mental Health First Aid Maidstone

Mental Health First Aid Milton Keynes

Mental Health First Aid Norwich

Mental Health First Aid Nottingham

Mental Health First Aid Portsmouth

Mental Health First Aid Reading

If you are an organisation with 6 or more people to train please email

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