Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF)

Anyone can be affected by a mental health condition, either themselves or a family member, friend or colleague.

This course builds on the Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and covers a broader range of mental health conditions, and goes into detail on the content of therapy and professional support that professional bodies may give a person during treatment for a mental health condition. The FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) course is suitable for everyone in the workplace. This is a fantastic course for organisations implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health / Mental Awareness.

Course Duration

2 days.


de Carteret House, 7 Castle Street, St Helier, JE2 3BT.

This course is also available via distance learning.

Did you know?

  • ‘1 in 5 people aged 17-22 suffer from a mental health disorder.’
  • ‘Over Two thirds of adults in the UK said they do not have anyone to talk about their mental health problems.’
  • ‘It is estimated that over 280 million people world wide have a diagnosis of depression.
  • ‘70% of adults experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime and 20% of people who experience a traumatic event will develop PTSD.’
  • ‘1 in 13 people will develop PTSD at some point in their life.’
  • Globally, close to 800,000 people die from suicide every year. That’s one person every 40 seconds’ 



A range of First Aid for Mental Health related subjects are covered including:


  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
  • An extensive range of Mental Health conditions are covered in great detail


Upon successfully completing the qualification assessment, Learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health (RQF). This qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement. It is strongly recommended that the learner attends annual refresher training. The learner will need to complete the entire course again to requalify for three years.


Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written examination. A Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.


A minimum of 7 students and a maximum of 16 students are allowed to enrol on this course. Students must be a minimum of 14 years of age. A certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.