eLearning Courses | Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Australia offers flexible blended delivery options for many of our accredited and non-accredited Mental Health First Aid core and specialised courses.

Our Blended Face-to-Face AND Blended Online Courses include two components:

Component 1: A self-paced eLearning component; and

Component 2: An Instructor-led workshop component delivered either face-to-face OR online* using video conferencing technology

Participants are required to complete both course components of a Blended MHFA Course to be eligible to complete our Accreditation Assessment.
*In response to COVID-19 some Blended Mental Health First Aid courses have recently been developed and adapted into 100% online delivery. You can read more about our available, fully online courses here.

You can enrol directly into the first component (eLearning) of any of our accredited and non-accredited courses by clicking on the relevant course from the course list below.

Enrolment of course component 2 (an Instructor-led workshop component delivered either face-to-face OR online* using video conferencing technology) is completed directly with an Accredited MHFA Instructor. Contact your local instructors to confirm fees and prices may vary depending on specific course delivery requirements.

Blended Online Courses

Blended Online MHFA Workplace
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended Online MHFA Workplace Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Online Workplace Mental Health First Aid in the course includes this eLearning component and instructor-led video conferencing.
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course is adapted from the current Australian Standard Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Course specific content, health system information and resources related to the provision of Mental Health First Aid within Australia.

Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.

Blended Online MHFA Community
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended MHFA Community Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Mental Health First Aid in the Community course includes this eLearning component and instructor-led course (purchased separately).
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course is adapted from the current Australian Standard Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Course specific content, health system information and resources related to the provision of Mental Health First Aid within Australia.

Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.

Blended Online MHFA Tertiary
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended Online MHFA Tertiary Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Online Tertiary Course includes this eLearning component and instructor-led video conferencing component (purchased separately).
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course is adapted from the current Australian Standard Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Course specific content, health system information and resources related to the provision of Mental Health First Aid within Australia.

Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.

Blended Online MHFA Medical Students
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended Online MHFA Course for Medical Students teaches course participants how to assist a fellow student developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Online MHFA Course for Medical Students includes this eLearning component and instructor-led video conferencing (purchased separately).
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course is adapted from the current Australian Standard Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Course specific content, health system information and resources relate to the provision of mental health first Aid within Australia.

Course participants are required to be Australian residents, over the age of 18 and currently enrolled and completing studies at a medical school with an Australian university.

Blended Online MHFA Financial Service Professionals
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended Online MHFA for Financial Services Professionals course teaches professionals how to assist a co-worker or person in financial distress who is developing a mental health problem or in a crisis. It comprises an eLearning component and an instructor-led component.
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course is adapted from the current Australian Standard Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Course specific content, health system information and resources related to the provision of Mental Health First Aid within Australia.
Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.
Blended Youth icon
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended MHFA Youth Course has been adapted from the Youth Mental Health First Aid Course for adults helping young people. Developed in response to the needs of schools and community groups unable to attend the 14-hour course, the Blended Online Mental Health First Aid Youth course includes this eLearning component and instructor-led component (purchased separately) and is available via face to face OR video conferencing. The vouchers for this course, Code EYB001, are the same for the face-to-face and online course.
Eligibility Criteria: 
Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.
Mental Health Yarns
The Blended Online Mental Health Yarns Course is a 2-component new short course for people 18 years and over. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Online Mental Health Yarns Course includes this eLearning component and Instructor-led video conferencing (purchased separately).
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course is aimed towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities within Australia and contains general community level information and is designed as an opportunity to understand mental health problems in our communities and learn some general skills to support ourselves and others.

Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.

Blended Online AMHFA Community
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended Online AMHFA Community course is a 2-component course that has been adapted from the Standard MHFA (SMHFA) course for people 18 years and over. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new Blended Online AMHFA Community course includes this eLearning component and instructor-led video conferencing (purchased separately).
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course is adapted from the current Australian Standard Face-to-Face Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. It has been developed to support information about providing mental health first aid, and undertaking self-care being provided into Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This course, is aimed at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-indigenous people working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.
Blended Online Youth AMHFA icon
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended Online MHFA Youth Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Course has been adapted from the Standard Mental Health First Aid Course for adults. Developed in response to COVID-19, the new eLearning Component of the Blended Online Youth Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Mental Health First Aid Course includes this eLearning component and instructor-led video conferencing (purchased separately).
Eligibility Criteria: 
This course has been developed to support information about providing mental health first aid, and undertaking self-care being provided into Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This course, is aimed at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous people working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.



Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.

Blended Courses

Blended MHFA in the Workplace
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. This is the eLearning component of the Blended MHFA in the Workplace course, with the Face to Face Instructor-led Component, which teaches how to assist a co-worker who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis
Eligibility Criteria: 
MHFA INSTRUCTORS: Please do not enrol in this course if you are an MHFA Instructor up-skilling to deliver the Blended MHFA Course in the Workplace. This can be achieved via the instructor menu How to up-skill to deliver more than one MHFA Course type.
Blended MHFA for Tertiary Students
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The eLearning component of the Blended Mental Health First Aid Course for Tertiary Students with the Face-to-Face Instructor-led Component, teaches how to assist a fellow student developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.
Eligibility Criteria: 
All Tertiary Students based in Australia. The cost of the eLearning component is $55 plus shipping.
Blended Youth icon
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. The Blended MHFA Youth Course has been adapted from the Youth Mental Health First Aid Course for adults helping young people. Developed in response to the needs of schools and community groups unable to attend the 14-hour course, the Blended Online Mental Health First Aid Youth course includes this eLearning component and instructor-led component (purchased separately) and is available via face to face OR video conferencing. The vouchers for this course, Code EYB001, are the same for the face-to-face and online course.
Eligibility Criteria: 
Course participants are required to be Australian residents and over the age of 18.
Blended MHFA in the Pharmacy
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. This eLearning component is essential training for all pharmacists and front-line pharmacy staff. This course continues with the Face-to-Face Instructor-led Component. Informed by a reference group of pharmacy professionals across Australia, this course teaches pharmacists and pharmacy staff how to assist a customer who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis.
Eligibility Criteria: 
Australian Pharmacists and pharmacy staff based in Australia.
Blended MHFA for International Legal Professionals
Postage costs for the manual will be in addition to the voucher(s) and is calculated at checkout based on location. This is the eLearning component of the Blended MHFA course developed specifically for Australian legal professionals. This course continues with the Face-to-Face Instructor-led Component. The course teaches how to assist a co-worker who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The mental health first aid skills learnt can be applied to help any adult.
Eligibility Criteria: 
Partners, lawyers and employees based in legal firms in Australia who have an Australian shipping address.

eLearning – Non-accredited short or specialised Courses

Blended MHFA for International Legal Professionals
This is the eLearning MHFA course developed specifically for English speaking legal professionals working in multinational legal firms outside of Australia. The course teaches how to assist a co-worker who is developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, using case-studies, videos and resources tailored to their learning needs. The mental health first aid skills learnt can be applied to help any adult.
Eligibility Criteria: 
Partners and employees based in international legal firms outside of Australia. This course is most relevant to people living in developed countries, which have established mental health care systems equivalent in standard to those in Australia and where the culture could be described as Western.
eLearning for Multinational Organisations
This eLearning MHFA course has been developed specifically for multinational organisations where there is no current licensed provider of the MHFA program operating in their country. The self-paced course is only available in the English language and may take between 6 to 8 hours to complete.
Eligibility Criteria: 
To be eligible for this course, you must be an employee of a multinational organisation based in a workplace or worksite outside of Australia, or work for an organisation based in a country that currently does not have a licensed provider of the accredited MHFA program.
MHFA: Engaging Leaders
This brief introductory session, intended for senior leaders, will provide a 'taster' of what is taught in the blended MHFA for Insolvency Professionals course. It provides an overview of the knowledge and skills to be gained from completion of the full-length course. This is a FREE overview, your shopping cart will be adjusted to pay nothing.
Eligibility Criteria: 
You are a senior leader, manager or registered practitioner from within the Australian insolvency sector interested in learning more about Mental Health First Aid.