Mental Health in the Workplace Level 3 (VTQ)


Course topics:

  • Meaning of Mental Health and Mental Ill Health 

  • The Components of Mental Well-being 

  • Risk Factors Associated with Mental Ill-health problems 

  • Examples of Mental Health Problems 

  • How Mental Health Problems Affect Day-to-Day Living 

  • Social and Cultural Attitudes to Mental Illness 

  • Mental Health and Discrimination 

  • Stereotyping in Mental Health 

  • Media and Mental Illness 

  • Impact of Stigma in Mental Ill Health 

  • Causes of Stress 

  • Signs and Symptoms of Useful Stress 

  • Signs and Symptoms of Harmful Stress Managing Stress 

  • Understanding Anxiety 

  • Difference between Anxiety and Panic attack 

  • When is Anxiety a Mental Health Problem? 

  • Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety 

  • Different Types of Anxiety Disorder 

  • Managing Anxiety 

  • Treatment for Anxiety 

  • Phobias and Agoraphobia 

  • Specific or Simple Phobia 

  • Managing Phobias 

  • Possible Treatments for Phobias 

  • Depression 

  • Bipolar Disorder 

  • Schizophrenia 

  • Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) 

  • Eating disorders 

  • PTSD

  • Personality disorders 

  • Postnatal Depression 

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D) 

  • Mental Health and the Workplace 

  • Why is Mental Health not Discussed at Work? 

  • What Legislation applies to Mental Health in the UK? 

  • The Equality Act 2010 

  • The Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 

  • Mental Capacity Act (MCA)2005 

  • The Management Standards 

  • Steering Groups 

  • Gathering Data 

  • Evaluating Risks and Taking Action 

  • Focus Groups 

  • Developing an Action Plan 

  • Monitor and Evaluate 

  • Duty of Care 

  • Obligations in the Workplace 

  • Removing Stigma in the Workplace 

  • Emotional Intelligence 

  • Recognising Changes in an Employee 

  • How Do those Changes Affect the Workplace? 

  • Difficulty in Disclosing Mental Health 

  • Advice to Help with a Discussion 

  • Advice for Manager/Employer 

  • Offering Support 

  • Absence Due to (Mental) Illness 

  • Supporting People to Stay at or Return to Work 

  • Introducing the Wellness Action Plan 

  • Promoting a Healthy Workplace 

  • Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing


First Aid Training, CPR Training, AED Training, Basic Life Support (BLS) Training, Immediate Life Support (ILS) Training, Safeguarding Training, Health and Safety Training, Fire Safety Training, Risk Assessment Training. 

Covering: Yorkshire, Lancashire, Bradford, Halifax, Wakefield, Leeds, Keighley, Huddersfield, Bolton, Manchester, Sheffield, Blackburn, Rochdale other areas can be considered.

Postal Address


20 Newill Close




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