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Key Info

1 Day Course

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Where and When

Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.


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. It is essential that workplaces promote a culture of positive mental wellbeing for their teams, ensure opportunities to talk and provide suitable support.

This training course considers what mental health is and identifies the different types of mental health conditions including frequently identified workplace challenges with stress, anxiety and depression.

This training course considers the impact which poor mental health can have on individuals from both a personal and professional perspective and confirms potential indicators to be aware of which may suggest that a team member needs support.

This training course considers ways to begin conversations with teams and individuals about mental health and how to promote positive mental wellbeing as an integrated culture of the organisation.

This training course defines legislation which may relate to supporting team members who experience mental health conditions and actions which may need to be taken/demonstrated including reasonable adjustments, positive risk assessing and action planning.

Finally, this training courses explains the requirements of supporting people who may be away from work due to mental health related issues and how to prepare for their return to work.

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 spectrum of mental health related conditions
  • 1.1Describe different mental health conditions
2Understand the impact which mental health challenges can have on the individual and on performance
  • 2.1Recognise the impact of mental health challenges on individuals and on performance
  • 2.2Identify with indicators that a staff member may be experiencing challenges with their mental health
  • 2.3Recognise the impact of stress and anxiety on individuals and on performance and mental health
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
  • 3.2Know strategies to support a person who is experiencing mental health challenges including empathetic listening
  • 3.3Consider ways to increase confidence in approaching conversations with staff about mental health and wellbeing
  • 3.4Recognise professional limitations and where further specialist support may be required
4Understand tools and systems which are available to support staff members who are experiencing mental health conditions
  • 4.1Define tools and sources of support to assist the management of mental well-being at work
  • 4.2Describe reasonable adjustments that could considered within the workplace
  • 4.3Describe the importance of effective return to work meetings and ways to be proactive in supporting people at work
  • 4.4Describe the importance of debriefing as a method of supporting the mental wellbeing of people and reducing instances of sickness and performance management issues
  • 4.5Define the proactive use of sickness management procedures in supporting and managing people with mental health related conditions or challenges
  • 4.6Identify ways to implement core standards and enhanced standards of the 'Thriving at Work' independent government report


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.

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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