Mental Health First Aid Training Course Sydney

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course teaches people simple, practical first aid skills for helping a family member, friend, co-worker or other person who is experiencing mental health problems. MHFA course provides you with knowledge of how to listen and respond to someone with a mental health problem, even if they are experiencing a mental health crisis. You will learn how to help someone to access the support they might need for the successful management of symptoms as part of their recovery journey. MHFA course provides valuable knowledge for:

  • workers who have regular contact with the community: nurses, pharmacists, physical trainers and security guards amongst others
  • managers and HR practitioners

Since employers owe a duty of care to their employees, customers, interns and apprentices under Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (NSW), workplaces require a MHFA-competent person.



12 Hours (Over 2 days)

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Sydney CBD

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Booked and Paid online


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Have any questions about this course? Call us on 02 9357 6544

Mental Health First Aid Training Course Overview

Mental Health First Aid Training Course Sydney MHFA

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course is conducted over 2 consecutive days and delivered by an accredited MHFA Instructor. The course is designed to teach adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Upon successful completion of the MHFA course, participants will do an online multiple-choice assessment with to receive a certificate.

Mental Health First Aid Details

Mental health problems can affect anyone in the community and inaccurate and stigmatising attitudes towards people with mental illness are common. According to recent studies, 20% of Australian adults experience mental health issues, and only 35% of them receive professional help.

Many people have a lack of knowledge, skills and confidence to support a friend, family member or co-worker experiencing a mental health problem, including how to approach someone and start a safe conversation.

Mental health problems covered:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Substance use problems
  • Psychosis

Mental health crises Situations covered:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of alcohol or other drug use
  • Sever psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

Encouraging early help-seeking is one way to promote a mentally healthy workplace. MHFA covers the following topics:

  • What are mental health problems and mental health crisis
  • What are the signs and symptoms of common and disabling mental health problems in adults
  • How to approach them and provide initial help
  • What sort of help is proved to be effective
  • Where and how to get professional help
  • How to provide first aid in a crisis

After the course completion, participants can opt for Mental Health First Aider Accreditation through Mental Health First Aid Australia.

Other Mental Health First Aid Course Requirements

Participants must be at least 18 years old.To successfully complete the MHFA course, participants need to:

  • Bring one photo ID
  • Create USI (see information below)

Pre-paid only – $250

VISA and MASTERCARD payments are accepted (0% surcharge fee).

INVOICE $250.00
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.

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Course Location

SYDNEY: Ground Floor, 155 – 159 William Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010


Learn Mental Health First Aid in Sydney

Mental Health First Aid Training Course Sydney course is delivered at the following locations in Sydney:

Darlinghurst: Ground Floor, 155 – 159 William Street Darlinghurst NSW 2010

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Bookings For Groups

If you are interested in having a MHFA group training, please contact us by completing an enquiry form.

Training Aid Australia is a well-established, Australian based short courses training provider. We specialise in courses for construction, health and hospitality industries. We have a solid reputation for running Group Training Programs across Sydney, NSW.

Training Aid Australia is committed to providing quality training at affordable prices. We are very flexible with the time and dates of the delivery of the courses and will do our best to accommodate your schedule.

If the course can’t be delivered at your location, we can organise a special class for your group at one of our offices.

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If you have any questions, whether it is MHFA course information, seat availability, group training session or anything else, feel free to contact us. Our friendly staff are here to help and happy to assist with your enquiry.

To get in contact with Training Aid Australia:

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