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Jigsaw pieces making up head with words in relating to mental healthCourse Overview

The Level 3 Supervisor of First Aid in Mental Health Awareness course builds on the Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health and covers a wider range of Mental Health conditions and goes into detail on the range of therapy and professional support that a person may be given by professional bodies during treatment for a Mental Health condition.

The course is suitable for all persons within a workplace, but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial level position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive Mental Health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within an organisation.

Course Content

The range of subjects covered include:

  • 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
  • A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail which would have also been highlighted in the Level 2 Course.


Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day.


      • First Aid for Mental Health handout produced by Nuco


On successful completion, learners will be awarded the Ofqual regulated Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health.

Additional information

Ideally, the course should be run over two consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire. Providing all sessions are completed within 8 weeks of the course start date and each training sessions last for a minimum of two hours, then we can sign off the learners as having attained the required 12 hrs training time for this course.

The minimum age is 16 years old, with parental or guardian consent required prior to the course for candidates under 18 years old.

Additional Mental Health ResourcesDice spelling out First Aid 4 Mental Health.

Our sister company has a range of resources on Mental Health, including the latest news, videos and professional contacts. For further information visit First Aid for Mental Health.


We deliver the courses across the UK, including but not limited to Brecon, Bristol, Cardiff, Carmarthen, Haverfordwest, Llanelli, Reading, Swansea and Worcester.