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Youth Mental Health First Aid Online

Youth MHFA online

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Become a youth mental health first aider via online live virtual classroom training with our experienced and accredited instructors. MHFA England youth courses are an in-depth look at mental health and the factors that can affect young peoples wellbeing and are suitable for adults who work with, live with or support young people aged 8 - 18 years.


This course will give you in-depth skills to recognise and provide first aid to a young person who may be experiencing depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts or crisis, eating disorders or self-harm. See the full youth mental health first aid course outline. 


At the end of the training you will get a certificate to say you are a Youth Mental Health First Aider and join a community of over 5 million people worldwide who are trained in MHFA skills. 

The online course is split into four manageable sessions and learning is divided between self-lead learning and live interactive sessions;


Self-lead learning format (approx 4 hours)

An intuitive and interactive platform which guides you through learning via videos, work book activities, quizzes and manual reading. 


Live sessions (4 x 2.5 hour sessions)

Facilitated by an accredited and experienced Mental Health First Aid Instructors via the MHFA England online learning hub platform which is easy to use and access. We guide learners through the course with presentations, group discussions and activities. Participation within learners comfort zones is actively encouraged discussion and exploration of the topics. 

Please note course capacity is limited so we can keep the training effective. 

You must attend all four live sessions and complete the self lead learning to be signed off as a Youth Mental Health First Aider.


Youth MHFA Online

Youth MHFA course December 7th and 8th

Live sessions over two days

December 7th  09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00- 16:30

December 8th 09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:30

Youth MHFA course December 12th and 13th 

Live sessions over two days

December 12th  09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00- 16:30

December 13th  09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:30

Youth MHFA course January 22nd and 25th

Live sessions over two days

January 22nd 09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00- 16:30

January 25th  09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:30

Youth MHFA course February 27th and 28th

Live sessions over two days

February 27th 09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00- 16:30

February 28th 09:30 - 12:00 and 14:00 - 16:30

Booking for six or more people? You have the option of private group training on your own chosen dates and venue -

We have a tech support on each course to ensure we can keep everyone supported whilst learning. We also limit youth MHFA course numbers to a maximum of 14 people. 

Pricing - £300pp. For multi booking discounts and charity discounts please get in touch.

Pay by instalments - If you are self funding your place you have the option to spread the cost via monthly direct debits - this is a free service to make the course as accessible as possible. If booking through your place of work you can pay on invoice or via card or bank transfer.

Whats included - Detailed MHFA England manual, MHFA England workbook, action card and lanyard. Certification which is internationally recognised upon completion. 

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