The Mental Health First Aid for Public Sector Course, which combines online and self-paced learning, equips participants with the skills to offer initial support to team members and colleagues facing mental health challenges. It covers providing assistance until professional help is available or the crisis subsides, employing a practical and evidence-based Action Plan. The course is grounded in guidelines formulated through the collective expertise of individuals with firsthand experience of mental health issues and professionals.

Mental health problems covered in this training are;

  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems

Mental health crises covered are;

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


Full Online Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Courses include two components:

  • Course Component 1 A self-paced eLearning component (takes 5-7 hours to complete)
  • Course Component 2 An Instructor-led component using Microsoft Teams

Why attend Mental Health First Aid Training 

  • Improves mental health awareness and literacy
  • Reducing stigma around mental illness
  • Will assist you in implementing early intervention strategies


  • 3-year accreditation
  • MHFA workbook
  • Login to access online resources

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7 & 14 June (2.5 hours on both days)

9:30 am - 12:00 pm Online Learning
7-8 hours Self-Paced Learning

Resources and the 'Standard Mental Health First Aid' book

Online and Self-Paced
Please see course content for information on format

Personal Member: $300
State Government Member: $365
Corporate Member: $365
Non-Member: $528