Safeguarding and Mental Health  Courses 

Safeguarding & Mental Health Courses

UK First Aid and Safety Training have a range of Safeguarding and Mental courses available to be delivered at your own venue at a discounted cost. Alternatively you booking on to a first aid course at one of our national centres. 

Safeguarding and Prevention

3 to 6 Hours course. 

Covers all legal legislation for safeguarding, guidance, support, signs, prevention and reporting. 

Essentials of Mental Health

3 to 6 Hours course. 

Covers all legal legislation for Mental Health , guidance, support, signs, prevention and reporting. Can be run with Mental Health First Aid. 


The new qualification for those that have not taken this qualification before or they have let their qualification elapsed. The required course time is 18 hours over 3 days and no more than 10 weeks.


The refresher course is available to those that have an in-date certificate on the final assessment date. This qualification is 12 hours over a maximum of 6 weeks.


Both qualifications must be trained in a minimum of 2-hour segments and the certificate is valid for 3 years from the final assessment date.

This can be run as an Ofqual accredited qualification for an additional fee or be fully regulated as HSE Selecting a First Aid Training provided Requires by PTDQ.  Distant learning available for this qualification.

Mental Health First Aid

 6 Hours course.

PTDQ mental health first aid course?

Mental health first aid courses will teach you to detect all stages of signs and symptoms of common mental health problems, such as PTSD, eating conditions, anxiety, and depression various stress. This training will help you understand the condition and to be able to give supportive treatment and care as well as refer them to the appropriate support bodies.

This course follows national guidelines and is suitable for anyone that needs a qualification in Mental Health First Aid for the workplace or other setting.  

Be fully compliant with support employee’s mental health and help to reduce time of sick and the workplace being under productive.

The HSE states that in recent years approximately 602,000 workers suffer from work-related stress, depression, or anxiety, which equates to in the region of 12.8 million working days lost.

Guidance from HSE is that it is recommended that if you work in a company with 5-50 workers, there should be at least one person training in mental health first aid.