Apply to become an MHFA instructor
MHFA Australia runs intensive courses to train suitable people to become Accredited Instructors of the Standard, Youth, teen, Older Person and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander MHFA Courses. Detailed information is provided below on the process of becoming an Instructor.
To become an Accredited MHFA Instructor you will need to meet all eligibility criteria, and pass an assessment during the course.
You will improve mental health literacy in your community, and teach members of the public how to support co-workers, family members and friends with mental health problems to find appropriate help.
You will receive intensive, high quality training to become an Instructor, including all of the materials to get you started in delivering courses. Ongoing support from MHFA Australia helps you be the best Instructor you can be.
You can have confidence that MHFA training has a real, positive impact on participants. The course is built on a strong international evidence-base, with evaluations consistently showing that participants are more confident and offer first aid to people with mental health problems.
You will be able to set your own price, and deliver the course where and when suits you. All with ongoing support from MHFA Australia.
It is a very well organised course with clear evidence of best practice.
The course equips us with heaps of knowledge and information to deliver the content of the course with confidence.
It gives people a well resourced, structured package that they can go and deliver with ease.