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Mental Health First Aid

State ID: K2003P

Your health and safety is important to us.

Spaces are limited in face-to-face classes to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Additional hygiene protocols will be implemented and other controls may apply. Students must follow the directions of the lecturer to ensure the health and safety of all students and teaching staff.

Each year, one in five Australians experience a mental illness.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) provides participants with the skills to help those involved in a mental health crisis until it resolves or professional treatment is received. MHFA is an evidence-based training courses authored by MHFA Australia and delivered by an accredited NRT MHFA instructor.

The course covers recognition and response to the most common and subacute mental health disorders, including:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Substance misuse

This course is designed for all members of the public aged 18 years and above. It is also suitable for health professionals, human resources staff, managers and others in frontline jobs.

 

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Half price*

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.  This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

The following people will be eligible for the $400 annual course fees cap under Lower fees, local skills

  • All students aged 15—24 years
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card;
    • a repatriation health benefits card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs; or
    • a Health Care Card
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution
  • Secondary school-aged persons, not enrolled at school

 

Please note that only course fees are half price for the Lower fees, local skills qualifications. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course. 

For more details about how the half price course fees and annual fees cap work, please read our FAQs or contact us.

How to apply

How to apply

To apply please contact North Regional TAFE on 1300 996 573, email info@nrtafe.wa.edu.au, drop into your local campus, or complete the online Course enquiry form at the bottom of the page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 2, 2020

Karratha Campus - 10 - 11 November, 2020

Overview

Overview
Duration 2 days
When 10 - 11 November, 2020
Where Karratha Campus
How Face-to-face classroom delivery
Fee

Lower fees, local skills price
Full fee: $325.00
Concession: N/A

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Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus - 4 - 5 November, 2020

Overview

Overview
Duration 2 days
When 4 - 5 November, 2020
Where Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
How Face-to-face classroom delivery
Fee

Lower fees, local skills price
Full fee: $325.00
Concession: N/A

Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

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Page last updated July 13, 2020