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Adult Mental Health First Aid Refresher - Live Virtual Training

This 4-hour course is delivered via Zoom with a St John Ambulance Cymru trainer, and gives delegates the opportunity to refresh their knowledge and skills gained from their previous 12 hour Adult Mental Health course. (Delegates are advised to log on 15 minutes early to allow for any technical issues, so we can ensure we start on time.)

It will refresh the delegates skills needed to spot signs of mental illness, giving them the confidence to approach and support a person who needs assistance.

Delegates will refresh their understanding of mental health factors that can affect wellbeing and explore what they can do to get their colleague the right support.

This MHFA (Wales) course is a national training programme for Wales, which is licensed and developed by MHFA (Wales).

Who is it for?

This course is for delegates who have previously completed the 12 hour Adult Mental Health course, within the last 3 years.

A copy of their previous Mental Health First Aid qualification must be shown to the trainer at the start of the session. 

Every business and organisation should be committed to supporting the wellbeing of its workforce.

Your designated mental health first aiders, such as line managers and staff reps, should be confident in talking about mental health with their colleagues. Being able to discuss mental health could help ease concerns before they escalate. Keeping them up to date is invaluable. 

What will you learn?

The course will give delegates the opportunity to refresh their knowledge and understanding gained from their previous 12 hour Adult Mental Health course.

During this course, delegates will:

  • Gain an understanding of the latest research in mental health
  • Learn the 3 key actions for helping someone feeling suicidal
  • Work through complex mental health first aid interactions
  • Practice mental health first aid skills

How is it assessed?

This course is not assessed.


This course will extend the certification previously gained by a further 3 years. All delegates will be issued with an Adult Mental Health First Aid certificate awarded by Mental Health First Aid Wales. The certificate is valid for 3 years. 

MHFA Wales is only licensed to provide this training course for those who live and/or work in Wales. Participants from other countries who wish to become trained in MHFA will need to contact the national provider licensed to deliver in their country.

Additional resources can be found below:

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