Qualsafe Academy

QA Level 3 Award in Teaching and Assessing Mental Health Qualifications (RQF)

A nationally recognised, regulated qualification providing you with the knowledge, skills and understanding you need to be able to teach and assess the Qualsafe Awards (QA) range of Mental Health First Aid Qualifications.

Course Overview

Did you know that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience Mental Health problems each year? By becoming a QA Mental Health First Aid Trainer you can help qualify Mental Health First Aiders in the workplace assisting them to recognise the signs and symptoms of Mental Health issues and giving them the knowledge, skills and confidence to support and signpost colleagues appropriately.

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What's Covered?

The QA Level 3 Award in Teaching and Assessing Mental Health Qualifications (RQF) has been specifically designed to provide Trainers with the knowledge and skills to deliver the QA range of Mental Health First Aid Qualifications to the highest standard. During this course, you will also achieve the QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) qualification, gaining in-depth knowledge and understanding of the course components which will expand your knowledge of mental health (contained with the QA course) and enable you to teach your Learners to:

  • Develop a better understanding of a variety of work-related Mental Health conditions, including: stress, depression, anxiety disorders and psychosis.
  • Recognise the characteristics and features of common Mental Health conditions.
  • Support their fellow employees who are experiencing Mental Health issues.
  • Promote a culture of positive Mental Health in the workplace.

Our team of highly-skilled Trainers have a wealth of experience and knowledge of delivering Mental Health First Aid qualifications, ensuring you get the most out of your experience with us. During the course, our Trainers will provide an engaging learning experience through the use of video, PowerPoint presentations, case study analysis, real-life examples of Mental Health issues, group discussions, workbook activities and much more.


  • Course structure

    The QA Level 3 Award in Teaching and Assessing Mental Health Qualifications (RQF) is a 4-day course consisting of:

    Days 1 and 2: you will work towards the QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) qualification and expand on your knowledge of Mental Health. You will cover a range of subject matter such as anxiety, depression, contributory factors of work-related stress and much more. Your knowledge and understanding of the course components will be assessed through a multiple choice question paper.

    Day 3 of the course focuses on how to deliver the QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) qualification, providing you with the in-depth knowledge and understanding of the course components you need to deliver the qualification. Delivering the course in accordance with the guidance ensures that the course is delivered safely and to the highest standard.

    Day 4: You will be assessed while delivering part of the QA Level 3 Award in Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace (RQF) qualification. You will present to the other Learners on the course, allowing you to gain peer-to-peer feedback, followed by a one-to-one feedback session with your Trainer. You will also be assessed on your ability to observe and provide feedback on the performance of your peers delivering some of the other components giving you a 360 view of how the course should be delivered experiencing it as a Learner, deliverer and observer.

  • Things to consider before applying

    • You must be at least 18 years old on the first day of training.
    • You must hold a regulated teaching/training qualification.

    To find out more about our entry requirements, please email us on info@qualsafeacademy.org or call 03303 11 20 21.

  • Course dates

    The next upcoming course dates are as follows:

    Location Date Price
    Remote Course via Zoom - Join Waiting List

    26th – 29th May 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom - Join Waiting List

    1st – 4th June 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    9th – 12th June 2020

    £695

    (Conversion Course - 1 Day) Remote Course via Zoom

    15th June 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    18th, 19th, 22nd, 23rd June 2020

    £695

    (Conversion Course - 1 Day) Remote Course via Zoom

    26th June 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    29th June – 2nd July 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    9th, 10th, 13th, 14th July 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    20th – 23rd July 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    27th – 30th July 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    6th, 7th, 10th, 11th August 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    18th – 21st August 2020

    £695

    Remote Course via Zoom

    24th – 27th August 2020

    £695

    If you are looking for a bespoke/on-site training course at your venue, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 03303 11 20 21.

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