Available via online delivery. Gain the essential skills and confidence to recognise and support people with a range of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, suicide and addiction.
Delivered via the Online Virtual Classroom: 1 full day + online pre-learning (1 hr). This offers real time live interaction with the Trainer and other students.
You will need internet access + laptop with camera & microphone.Book Now
This mental health course is available for free through government funding from Business Victoria, for local council staff or staff at chambers of commerce/business associations/business networks.
UPDATED: 11 December 2020
For the continued safety of staff and students additional measures are in place:
Importantly, those who meet the following criteria should not attend any St John Ambulance Training course:
Those who are diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 within 14 days after attending their St John training course must advise St John Ambulance Victoria immediately on 1300 360 455
For a limited time only, all First Aid training will come with access to our Infection Control eLearning course that participants can complete online in just 45 minutes.
Students will receive a link to the course on their student readiness page.
This course provides practical advice for you and your workplace teams to follow to help reduce the spread of infection such as Coronavirus.
This course is relevant to a wide range of people, with mental health issues becoming more commonplace and First Aiders being called upon to help with colleagues, friends, family and members of the public. The Trainer will cover practical steps to take to recognise and support people with mental health issues. Students will engage in a range of practical scenarios, following the Action Plan outlined in the course.
The course topics include the principles of crisis intervention, recognising and responding to signs of a person who may be at risk and providing support to people at risk.
This course is taught by St John trainers with over 100 years of combined experience and backgrounds in Nursing, Education and Leadership. They are ready to share their experience and passion with you that creates confidence to perform first aid should you ever need to.
Online Virtual Classroom: 1 full day in addition to online pre-learning (1 hour)
A Virtual Classroom provides a real time interaction with the Trainer and other students, but with the flexibility of logging on from the comfort of home. Students need access to the internet, and a laptop with camera and microphone.
Face to Face Delivery: 1 full day in addition to online pre-learning (1 hour)
This course covers the following:
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
A successful outcome for this statement of attainment will be determined by a range of different assessment methods including written assessment (questionnaire), observation of simulated and practical activities etc.
Complete First Aid for Mental Health E-Learning module
WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED - St John are the largest provider of First Aid Training in Victoria. We have First Aid Training available in more locations than any other provider.
FLEXIBILITY - With the flexibility to train onsite at our facilities or at your workplace, we can train you and your business wherever and whenever it suits you – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!
QUALITY - A training experience you can trust to be delivered to the same high standards by our passionate trainers, wherever and whenever training is completed.
WE GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY - St John is a self-funded not for profit. Our earnings go towards community programs which equip and prepare people to save lives.
For anyone working from home, especially due to COVID-19 restrictions. Participants get useful tips and advice on maintaining your mental health while working remotely.
An online course for anyone affected by the COVID-19 pandemic