The MHFA Instructor Training courses are held throughout Australia and can also be conducted for an organisation by negotiation with Mental Health First Aid Australia.
What is the teen MHFA Instructor Training Course?
This intensive 4-day course, conducted by one trainer, accredits successful applicants to conduct the Teen MHFA course. Suitably experienced Standard, Youth, Older Person and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander MHFA Instructors are required to attend the full 4 days of this course, after they deliver 3 full courses in their existing accreditation(s).
Cost and what is included
This 4-day course runs 9am - 5pm each day. The cost is $2,110. This covers tuition, catering, the Instructor’s Kit and ongoing support from the MHFA team. The kit contains the MHFA teaching materials such as the USB with PowerPoint slides and film clips and a teaching notes and resources folder. Informative pamphlets, books and fact sheets are also included.
MHFA Instructors are not employed by the MHFA Program. All accredited MHFA Instructors sign an agreement to honour the copyright of all materials and to teach the curriculum as written, without amendments to ensure that course participants get the benefits that have been shown in evaluation trials. MHFA Instructors are responsible for organising and conducting their own courses and setting their own fees.
- The benefits of being an MHFA Instructor
- How to apply - applications are accepted online and close 4 weeks prior to commencement of the course. More info at the how to apply page.