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Mental Health First Aid training for staff

Student Support are running Mental Health First Aid/MHFA England training courses for University of Bath staff supporting students.

Adult 2 day Mental Health First Aid course

This two day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider.

This course gives you:

  • an in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix


We offer a discounted rate for this training. Please contact to enquire about costs.


  • two day face to face course across four manageable sessions
  • learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • we limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn

Who is this course for?

  • University of Bath professional and academic staff and Student Union staff supporting students


Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider
  • manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

The next dates for this course will be:
17 and 18 June, 9am - 5pm
The course will be held on the main campus.
For further information and to book, please contact

Please contact if you would like to arrange a bespoke course for your department or to find out dates of the next open course. Also for information about MHFA courses for non University of Bath employees.

MHFA England

Mental Health First Aid England is a social enterprise that offers expert guidance and training to support mental health.

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