A unique opportunity to train as a Mental Health Instructor
Age UK Wiltshire (AUKW) is offering an opportunity for people to train as mental health instructors. This accredited training is being delivered by Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA England); normally delivered in London at a cost of £2790, we can offer you a fully subsidised place on a course in Bath!
Time commitment and course detail
We are hosting a course in Bath on the following dates:
4th, 5th & 6th September 2019 (Wed- Fri)
19th & 20th September 2019 (Thu- Fri)
3rd & 4th October 2019 (Thu- Fri)
The course will be held at:
The Abbey Hotel, North Parade, Bath, BA1 1LF
The hotel is within walking distance of the train and bus station and parking is available nearby. For more details please click here. Tea and coffee will be provided throughout the day and you will be able to choose a 2 course lunch on each day of the training at no cost to yourself.
17th June to 28th June AUKW will select a shortlist of up to 15 applicants to be submitted to MHFA.
1st July to 10th July Successful applicants notified and advised to submit their application electronically to MHFA via its website (this will be a copy and paste exercise from the application form you sent to AUKW). A code will be needed which AUKW will supply.
By 7th August MHFA England will scrutinise applications to decide which applicants will attend the course. Successful applicants notified by MHFA England.
4th September Course starts.
How to apply
This training is being fully subsidised thanks to funding we have received from Health Education England and is part of a major project we are delivering in partnership across Wiltshire, Swindon & BANES to raise awareness of mental health issues.
This a very special opportunity to train as a mental health instructor and represents significant value to you and your organisation. We therefore only want applications from people who are committed to attending all 7 days of the training and undertaking the additional study that will be required. In order to apply you will need to complete an Appication Form and return it to email@example.com. You will also need to agree to our terms by signing and returning a Delegate Agreement.
We will shortlist up to 15 candidates to attend the course and will invite them to formally apply for the training to MHFA England who will scrutinise each application then select up to 12 to attend the training. Click here for an idea of what makes a good candidate. If you are selected you will need to agree to MHFA terms and conditions.
Thank you for your interest and good luck with your application. If you have any questions then please contact us.