The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace and/or to give
learners personal growth and engagement in learning, specifically in relation to
understanding the principles of first aid for mental health.
A mental health first aider is a nominated person within an organisation who anyone
can go to, to assist with a mental health problem. The first aider will help to advise and
guide those needing assistance, and will have knowledge of how to identify those who
are developing mental health issues.