Mental Health First Aid (Workplace)

Enrol in Course

This Mental Health First Aid (Workplace) course is suitable for all adult members of the community and is particularly recommended for those working in the human services industry. Participants will gain skills in recognising common mental health problems, develop knowledge of possible causes and learn how to provide initial support to those in need.

You will learn how to assist an adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence-based action plan.

This Mental Health First Aid (Workplace) course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals. It is an education course, to learn how to give first aid to others, and is not a therapy or support group.

This is a blended course comprising two 2.5 hours of face-to-face learning and an online component which takes approximately six hours to complete.

This course is run by PD Training Services and is accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia.

MSA Training and Professional Development adheres to the Code of ethics for ACPET members

RTO Number: 21526

Now being run remotely via Zoom! No on-campus attendance required. Zoom meetings are conducted in real-time at the dates and times specified below. Zoom meetings are just like being in the classroom but from the comfort and safety of home. Find out more here.

Class Schedule

Course CodeDayStart DateEnd DateTimeLocation
212MHFAWDZMonNov 22ndNov 29th9:00am - 11:30amZoom
221MHFAWAWedFeb 9thFeb 16th9:00am - 11:30amMonash University Clayton
221MHFAWAWedFeb 9thFeb 16th9:00am - 11:30amMonash University Clayton
221MHFAWBSatMar 5thMar 12th9:00am - 11:30amMonash University Clayton
221MHFAWC (Evenings)MonApr 4thApr 11th6:00pm - 8:30pmMonash University Clayton
221MHFAWDSatMay 7thMay 14th9:00am - 11:30amMonash University Clayton
221MHFAWETueJun 14thJun 21st9:00am - 11:30amMonash University Clayton

Course Fees

Fees are inclusive of all materials.

To view our Refund and Transfer Policy please click here.

Full Fee $240.00

Students who enrolled in this course also enrolled in:

Develop Emotional Intelligence 

Negotiation Skills

HLTAID009 Perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

Cross Sector - Infection Control Skill-Set

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid 

HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

To keep your certificate current you are required to do a Mental Health First Aid Refresher every 3 years.

This refresher is not yet available at MSA-TPD.

Paul Hill

Paul is a knowledgeable and passionate trainer with extensive experience and numerous qualifications in Medical Emergencies and Mental Health. Paul’s industry experience, which includes developing and facilitating state wide nationally recognised training to working with clients to create emergency management plans, ensures he provides his students with the most relevant and up to date training.

Peter Hamilton

Peter has been training for over 20 years within a number of Medical Emergency courses. Prior to his extensive training experience, he worked as an Ambulance Officer in which he was able to gain valuable knowledge which led him on his path to become an IPS Ambulance Training Manager.

Peter brings a vast knowledge of the ins and outs of medical emergencies, preparing for emergency situations and much more.

Computer, Smartphone or Tablet with camera and microphone. Notepad and pen. Online component must be completed prior to Zoom classroom session.

2 x 2.5 hour session (Zoom classroom) + 6 hours (online)

Find out more here.


To ensure your certificate in Mental Health First Aid remains current you are required to do a refresher course every 3 years.

MSA Training and Professional Development has partnered with OpenPay.

Using OpenPay, we are able to offer an easy payment plan, in either weekly, or fortnightly repayments, to suit your budget, and lifestyle, whilst at the same time improving your independence and freedom. All of this without the financial stress of an outright purchase. Easy Payment Terms of 1 Month – 24 Months are available, to approved purchasers. Please note, this service is offered by OpenPay, which is not connected to MSA Training and Professional Development.

If you would like to obtain further information on our payment plans, please contact us on 9905 3180 or go to