Course Duration: 0.5 day

Mental Health First Aid – Standard Refresher Course

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Mental Health First Aiders can refresh their knowledge and skills, and renew their accreditation for a further 3 years through the Mental Health First Aid Standard Refresher Course.

Course Detail

Refresher courses are available for individuals who have completed a full two-day Mental Health First Aid face-to-face course or a Blended or Blended Online Mental Health First Aid course, followed by the completion of an accreditation assessment within the last 3 years.

These courses enable accredited Mental Health First Aiders to revise their knowledge and skills, and to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

This half-day Standard Refresher Course gives participants an opportunity to refresh the knowledge and skills learnt during the 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid Course.

Please note: this course is only suitable for people who have completed the standard two-day course within the last three years. If it has been more than three years, you may attend to refresh your knowledge, but you will be unable to attempt the accreditation assessment.

Topics include

  • Gain an understanding of the latest research in the mental health field
  • Learn the three key actions for helping someone feeling suicidal
  • Work through complex mental health first aid interactions
  • Practise mental health first aid skills.

This half-day course includes

  • Take-home Mental Health First Aid Manual (latest version)
  • Afternoon tea and refreshments
  • Optional post-course assessment and formal re-accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for another three years.
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Group Bookings

Need this course, or something similar, for your team? We have separate group pricing for custom training.

Instead of attending a public course, it can be more cost-effective if we run this course for your team at your premises on a date of your choosing.

Contact us to discuss your specific needs & to obtain a quote.

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Upcoming Course Dates

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Public training PRICES – 2023/2024

Our scheduled public training courses are held at our venue and include take-home course materials and all-day catering.

Price per person:

One-day courses: $315 Standard | $215 NFP | $145 Concession

Two-day courses: $540 Standard | $370 NFP | $250 Concession

Half-day courses: $190 Standard | $130 NFP | $85 Concession

  • Standard: Corporate and Government
  • NFP: Staff of non-profit organisations, micro-businesses with less than 5 staff and self-funded waged individuals
  • Concession: Concession Card Holders paying as individuals


We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend. Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee toward catering and materials ($25 half day | $45 one day | $90 two days). Links to apply for scholarships are shown in individual events when available.

CUSTOM training PRICES – 2023

The prices below are valid until end of 2023. However, while 2024 will see a necessary price rise to keep pace with increasing costs, all custom courses booked by the end of 2023, with deposit paid, will be charged at 2023 prices regardless of when the course is delivered.

Custom courses for your organisation are suitable for groups of 6 to 24 people and include quality take-home materials and course customisation.

Price per group:

One-day courses: $2200 Standard | $1850 NFP

Two-day courses: $4400 Standard | $3700 NFP

Half-day courses: $1400 Standard | $1200 NFP

Contact us for a personalised quote.

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