Mental Health First Aid Open Courses

Mental Health First Aid Open Courses – For organisations & individuals 

On this page you will find a list of all of our upcoming Mental Health First Aid open courses which are open to organisations and individuals who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health.

MHFA Half Day Courses

April – Wednesday the 18th  9:30am – 1:30pm

May – Wednesday the 9th 9:30am – 1:30pm

June – Monday the 4th 9:30am – 1:30pm

The MHFA Half Day course is an introductory 4 hour session which aims to raise mental health awareness.

What the Half Day Course covers

  • An understanding of what mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or may be experiencing a mental health issue

MHFA 2 Day Course

June – Thursday the 14th and Friday the 15th 9:30am -4:30pm

The MHFA 2 Day Course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider

Mental Health First Aiders have

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the the triggers and signs of of mental health issues
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support – whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

Costs and bookings

All of our open MHFA courses are open to anyone, whether you are from an organisation or an individual who would like to attend on your own.

Each course will be held at Higgs & Sons Solicitors at the Waterfront Business Park, Brierley Hill, Dudley.

MHFA Half Day Course – £69 per person which includes a MHFA Half Day Course Manual and Certificate.

MHFA 2 Day Course – £224 per person which includes the MHFA 2 Day Course Manual and Certificate.

Payment is required before attending the course to confirm your place and will need to be made at least one week before the course is due to start.

If you would like to book a place please contact Simon on 01384 442938 or email

Alternatively you can complete the form below and we will be in touch with you soon.

Dudley Mind also provide mental health training to organisations in the West Midlands region. For more information please visit our Mental Health Training & Workplace Wellbeing page.