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Mental Health First Aid & Advocacy in the Workplace: Level 2

Around 450 million people currently experience mental health problems, with recent reports suggesting that over 12 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in just one year. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues, and this qualification builds an understanding of mental health problems and the support available to colleagues. Increasing the understanding of mental health of staff at all levels builds a culture of care and support.


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification 
  • Evidence your competency to employers 
  • Further your personal and professional development 
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college 
  • Increase your understanding of mental health and how to support people in the workplace

What you will learn
  • Exploring mental health
  • Understand how to support individuals with mental ill health 
  • Understand a mentally healthy environment
Progression opportunities

By undertaking this programme, candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects. 

Course delivery and assessment

The programme enables learners to complete the course in their own time, and all study material and resources are provided.  Learners have access to a tutor and the programme is marked based on modular assessment. There is also the opportunity to work through a series of reflective activities designed to reinforce the learning.

Entry requirements

Learners should be aged 18 and over, but otherwise there are no entry requirements.  

For more information or to sign up, contact our training team at or fill in our online form.
We have extensive partnerships with employers and an expanding supported internship study programme.
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