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1 Day Course

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Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK or by tutor led remote online delivery, contact us for availability.

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Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Course Overview

Experiencing challenges with mental health is now the biggest reason for employee absence from work and the impact is often underestimated.

Employers and managers have a responsibility for ensuring that mental health knowledge and support options exist for all employees.

This training course considers the meaning of promoting positive mental health within the workplace, the benefits which this can create and the various ‘ingredients’ which promotes mental wellbeing.

This training course explains personal and professional influences which may impact on mental health and considers ways to recognise indicators and reactions which may suggest that a colleague is finding something challenging, including indictors of stress, anxiety, low mood and depression.

This training course identifies requirements of managers and team leaders in relation to mental health support provision including time off sick, returning to work, reasonable adjustments and action planning.

This training course considers ways of approaching conversations with colleagues about mental health and suggests ways of maintaining open avenues of communication.

This training course explains the six core standards of ‘Thriving at Work’ and considers different ways of implementing these practically in the workplace.

This training course is designed for manager and/or team leaders who have responsibility for leading teams and individuals.

Course Learning Outcomes

Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.

1Understand the meaning of positive mental health in the workplace
  • 1.1Describe the meaning of positive mental health
  • 1.2Recognise the importance of promoting your own mental health as a manager or team leader
  • 1.3Recognise potential benefits which promoting positive mental health can have on the workplace
  • 1.4Identify different types of recognised mental health conditions
  • 1.5Identify key factors which may influence a person’s mental health
  • 1.6Consider workplace psychological hazards which may contribute to stress within the role
2Understand the impact which mental health challenges can have on performance
  • 2.1Explain how mental health challenges can impact on performance
  • 2.2Identify with indicators that a person may be experiencing challenges with their mental health
  • 2.3Recognise specific indicators relating to stress, anxiety, low mood and depression
  • 2.4Explain different ways in which people can show and react to stress
3Understand strategies to support staff members who are experiencing mental health challenges or conditions
  • 3.1Summarise the legal responsibility and duty of care for managing mental health including requirements identified as part of The Equality Act (2010)
  • 3.2Know strategies to support a person who is experiencing mental health challenges including empathetic listening
  • 3.3Know the importance of planning for return to work and suitable action planning
  • 3.4List possible ways of promoting reasonable adjustment as a way of providing support
  • 3.5Consider ways to increase confidence in approaching conversations with staff about mental health and wellbeing
  • 3.6Explain ways of promoting mental health self-support strategies
4Understand support systems and implementing core standards
  • 4.1Explain the meaning of promoting a ‘whole organisation’ approach towards promoting positive mental health
  • 4.2Describe the importance of debriefing as a method of supporting the mental wellbeing of people and reducing instances of sickness and performance management issues
  • 4.3Explain practical ways to implement the six core standards of ‘Thriving at Work’
  • 4.4Know where to access and signpost individuals for additional external support


Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.

Additional Information

Training course duration

1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).

Availability of this training course

This Managing Mental Well-being at Work Training Course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK. Alternatively, also available remotely via a tutor led course over Zoom or MS Teams.

Audience for this course

This Managing Mental Well-being at Work is designed for professionals working with adolescent young people including support teams, education professionals and foster carers.

QCF Units

This Managing Mental Well-being at Work e is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children's Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce.

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