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Welcome to our Mental Health Champion One-Day Course, one of our most valued training programmes, designed to empower individuals to become true mental health ambassadors within their organisations.

This course offers a deep dive into understanding prevalent mental health issues, with the focus on equipping you with the vital skills to recognise early signs of poor mental health, start important conversations and then guide those in need towards the appropriate support.

Whether you are an HR professional, a line manager, or just someone who wants to be able to better support their colleagues, this course provides invaluable insights and practical tools to foster a healthier workplace environment.

Whether delivered online or in-person, through a blend of engaging presentations, group discussions, and insightful videos, our specialist trainers make sure you are are provided with a truly comprehensive learning experience.

Join us today to gain certification as a Mental Health Champion, and make a lasting impact on the wellbeing of your colleagues, family and community.

Scroll down to view the course summary and delivery format, but first – hear direct, in the video below, from one of our valued clients about how our Mental Health Champions training helped them in building a healthier, happier and wonderfully high performing workplace.

If you would love to hear direct from one of our valued clients, click here to watch our latest client story testimonial video, sharing how we partnered with Northland Power – a multi-billion, intercontinental energy business – to deliver Mental Health Champion training across three continents.

‘Mental Health Champion’ – One-Day Course

What is a Mental Health Champion course?

Mental Health Champion is a one-day training course that provides learners with an understanding of the most common mental health issues, enabling them to spot early warning signs of poor mental health and then support and signpost accordingly.

This course trains you as a Mental Health Champion, giving you:

  • An understanding of common mental health issues and associated risk factors
  • Guidance surrounding the impact and management of mental ill health in the workplace
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • Enhanced non-judgemental listening skills to encourage supportive conversations
  • Signposting guidance for those that need to be referred to further support
  • Skills to support positive wellbeing in both yourself and those around you


  • One-day when face-to-face, or online across one full-day (i.e. 09:30 – 17:00) or two manageable 5-hour sessions on Zoom (with a 30-minute lunch break built into each session)
  • Learning takes place through a mix of presentations, group discussions and workshop activities
  • Each course holds holds up to 16 people, providing you with a network of mental health champions in the workplace, while also ensuring that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn
  • For the duration of this course, you will have an instructor on hand to support you through this learning experience
  • HR personnel, line managers and leaders who want to develop their people management skills
  • Those who have roles where they are frequently interacting with clients
  • Those who want to know how to support poor mental health in the workplace


  • A certificate of attendance, certifying each attendee as a ‘Mental Health Champion’ (valid for 3 years*)
  • An informative manual to refer to whenever you need it
  • A quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

* MHFA England follow the same quality framework as you would expect from a physical first aid certification. Therefore, your certification remains valid for three years following the completion of your training. After this point, it is recommended you complete a half-day refresher course to keep your skills up-to-date. Learn more about our Mental Health First Aid Refresher course.