Mental Health First Aid Instructor Course (Level 3 RQF) – 4 Days

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.

Staff practicing mental health training

Course Dates

VenueDateCost (ex. VAT)
Remote via Zoom 11 Oct - 14 Oct, 2021
Remote via Zoom 18 Oct - 21 Oct, 2021
Remote via Zoom 9 Nov - 12 Nov, 2021
Remote via Zoom 22 Nov - 25 Nov, 2021

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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.

Things to consider before applying

Before applying for this course, please ensure you meet the following criteria:

  • 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 or call 03303 11 20 21.


Payment Plans

Payment Plans are available for this course, please get in touch with our friendly team for more information.


Members of the Armed Forces can receive financial support for this course via the Ministry of Defence’s Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS) scheme. For more information, please see our ELCAS page.


Upon confirming your place on a mental health first aid course you will be sent a **FREE** learner pack which will include this complimentary course guide, workbook, and manual.

Not only will this book provide you with invaluable support, including interactive exercises, whilst in the classroom but it can also be used upon completing your course as a toolkit that will guide you in wide-ranging contexts where mental health and wellbeing support is required.

Enquire about our workbooks here