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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid

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Become an accredited Mental Health First Aider and learn how to provide initial support to those who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis – invaluable in and out of the workplace

Most people know that mental health problems are common and disabling. Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an evidence based first aid course which, like traditional first aid, teaches an easy to remember 'Action Plan' (ALGEE) which can be drawn upon when providing support.

This course enables participants to become accredited Mental Health First Aiders after successful completion of an online assessment which is valid for 3 years.

It is invaluable in today's workplace to ensure there are people who know how to offer help to someone showing the signs and symptoms of a developing mental health problem or a mental health crisis.

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Two days

Learning outcomes

During this program you will increase your knowledge of:

  • The signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems and crisis situations
  • How to provide initial help and seek professional help
  • How to provide first aid in a crisis situation
  • How to give mental health first aid using the MHFA Action Plan, ALGEE.

This course is suited to any adult. This course is not a therapy or support group, rather an education program to learn how to give mental health first aid to others.

Learning Pathway

This program is part of the following pathways:

Workplace mental health pathway, which includes the Managing Mental Health in the Workplace Masterclass course, Mental Health Fundamentals for Executives, Mental Health Essentials for Managers, Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person .

OHS leadership pathway, which includes OHS law for managers and the OHS Masterclass for Managers and Supervisors.

Health and Safety Representative pathway which includes the HSR Initial OHS Training course, HSR Refresher OHS Training Course 1 and HSR Refresher OHS Training Course 2.


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Can I use credits or entitlements when booking a training course online?

Yes you can and it’s as easy as selecting your chosen training course, following the payment prompts and selecting your entitlements as the payment method.

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Why can't I see the member price when I try to make a booking online even though I am a member?

Kindly contact a customer service consultant on 03 8662 5211, or email A login & password can be set up for you to access your member account.

Why am I unable to access member resources and member pricing when I log into my account?

Your membership account may be currently on suspend. If you  like, we can send you through a copy of your renewal invoice. Kindly call a customer service consultant to assist you on 03 8662 5211, or email

Who should I contact if I am having trouble completing a registration online?

The Customer Service team would be happy to complete the registration for you. Simply advise the following: 1. The event name and session (i.e. date and time) 2. the attendees name, email address, position title (and dietary requirements if in-person) 3. how much of available credits should be applied to the registration. Email your response to or via phone on 03 8662 5211

What should I do if I am unable to log into my Victorian Chamber account?

The Customer Service team can manually reset your Victorian Chamber online account and email you further information on the login details. Please email or via phone on 03 8662 5211 and provide your membership number or trading name, your name, email address, and contact number. We will then arrange for  a new password.


Will I earn a digital badge?

A badge is a digital way to represent your certification achievement. We are pleased to have partnered with Credly to provide you with a digital version of your credentials for some of our training courses. If the course you are registering for is eligible for a badge, you will see the Credly logo on this page. Click here for more information.

Are all courses delivered online as well as in-person?

Most of our courses are offered online as well as in-person.  However, due to the content and structure of some courses they may be offered either online or in-person. If you cannot find the course you are after, please email or call the Cutomer Service Team on 03 8662 5211

How are Online courses delivered?

Online courses ae delivered using zoom. Details on how to log in,  the zoom link and course  materials will be emailed to the participant prior to the course commencement.

Does the Victorian Chamber offer WorkSafe approved courses?

Yes, the Victorian Chamber offers 4 WorkSafe approved courses.  1. HSR Initial OHS Training Course  2. HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Plant)   3. HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Work-related Violence)  4.HSR Refresher OHS Training Course (Work-related Stress)                                            

If an organisation has several staff that require training, can courses be delivered onsite?

Yes, all of our courses can be delivered onsite. Most courses can be tailored to suit your  requirements. For more information contact our onsite team on 03 8662 5196 or email

Does the Chamber offer self-paced learning?

Yes, we offer self-paced learning. The details are available on our website.

Can I use credits or entitlements to pay towards a training course?

Yes you can and it’s as easy as selecting your chosen training course, following the payment prompts and selecting your entitlements as the payment method. Find out more.

Can I use credits or entitlements to pay towards onsite training?

Yes, you can use credits or entitlemets to pay towards onsite training. For more information contact our onsite team on 03 8662 5196 or email

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Chadstone | 11 Sep 2024 - 12 Sep 2024

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