Mental Health First Aid in the Community Blended Online Course

Mental Health First Aid offers practical training designed to equip community members with the skills to support those facing mental health challenges until professional assistance is available.

Participants will learn to recognize signs, offer timely intervention, and manage mental health crises effectively. This flexible format allows you to engage with the material at your own pace before connecting with a licensed instructor and peers online.

The program includes the Standard Mental Health First Aid course featuring materials tailored for Community settings.

Price

$190.00

Duration

Online
5-7 hours
Zoom
2 x 2.5 hours

Location

Online eLearning
Zoom Sessions

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid in the Community Blended

Mental Health First Aid in the Community Blended

Course CODE

MHFA Blended Community

The Mental Health First Aid in the Community blended training course is delivered by Edway Training’s trainers, who are approved by MHFA Australia.

Edway Training

RTO № 91401

Edway Training

RTO № 91401

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Blended Delivery

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MHFA Australia
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MHFA Community Course Information

  • Suitable for individuals, volunteer and community-based groups.
  • Qualified Trainers: Courses delivered by MHFA Australia approved trainers.
  • Skills Development: Equips adults to recognise, understand, and respond to mental health issues in the community.
  • Accreditation: Opportunity to become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider) after completing a short assessment, valid for 3 years.
  • Program Recognition: Recognised by Suicide Prevention Australia as a safe and effective suicide prevention program.

Course details

Certificate of Completion

What Will You Receive

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive:

  • Access to the MHFA assessment
  • Completion of the short assessment at the end of a course leads to accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider).
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What Will You Learn

Mental Health First Aid in the Community training course covers common and disabling mental health problems and crisis situations.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Recognise signs and symptoms of mental health problems in adults.
  • Use an action plan to initiate mental health first aid conversations.
  • Understand barriers to help-seeking and methods to overcome them.
  • Assess and provide initial support in various crisis situations.
  • Gain knowledge about the prevalence, impact, risk factors, and treatments for mental illnesses.
  • Learn and apply self-care practices as a Mental Health First Aider.
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Become a MHFAider

You can complete the short assessment at the end of a course to become an Accredited Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider).

Payment

Online Payment $190.00

When booking a course, online payment is required

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Invoice $190.00

This payment method ONLY applies to companies and employment agencies. A valid Purchase Order / Authority to Invoice MUST be submitted prior to the day of training.

For more information, please refer to the ‘Invoice Payment Procedure’ section of the confirmation email.

Terms & Conditions apply.

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Course requirements

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ZOOM

To attend a training session, you'll require to have a device (laptop, desktop or tablet) that is compatible with Zoom.

To test if your device is compatible, visit zoom test page.

To check zoom's technical requirements, refer to the Zoom Technical Requirements section of the terms and conditions page.

CLASS CANNOT BE COMPLETED if participant does not have access to Zoom

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Online Module

The online modules usually takes approximately 5 to 7 hours to complete. You'll need a device like a laptop, desktop, or tablet.

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18+

According to the MHFA Australia requirements any adult (aged 18+) can attend.

Requirement icon

ZOOM

To attend a training session, you'll require to have a device (laptop, desktop or tablet) that is compatible with Zoom.

To test if your device is compatible, visit zoom test page.

To check zoom's technical requirements, refer to the Zoom Technical Requirements section of the terms and conditions page.

CLASS CANNOT BE COMPLETED if participant does not have access to Zoom

Requirement icon

Online Module

The online modules usually takes approximately 5 to 7 hours to complete. You'll need a device like a laptop, desktop, or tablet.

CR Info Icon

18+

According to the MHFA Australia requirements any adult (aged 18+) can attend.

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Our friendly staff are here with personalised advice to help you find the right solution for you needs. This team of industry pros has extensive knowledge of the latest course information and requirements to assist your every need.