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Empower Yourself with Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Are you ready to make a profound impact on your world? Join us for the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course, and become a beacon of hope and support for those around you.

Discover the benefits of a holistic approach to safety and wellbeing

Essential Training is a niche training organisation that specialises in health and safety training and offers a holistic approach to workplace safety and wellbeing. We encourage and support our clients to consider health and safety matters both physically and mentally.


“At Essential Training, we believe MHFA is not just about providing a course; we're unlocking your potential to create a safer, happier, healthier, and more empathetic workplace and community.”

Why MHFA Matters?

In a world filled with unseen battles, you can be part of the solution, offering a lifeline to someone in need. MHFA training equips you with the skills to recognise and address mental health challenges, both at work and in your community.

Your Impact is Immeasurable

Be the helping hand someone needs when they are struggling with mental health challenges.  Equipping yourself with MHFA training can provide you with the knowledge and confidence to approach and respond to someone in need of information, guidance or support. Early intervention can make a profound impact on their journey to recovery.


Course Highlights

Comprehensive Curriculum

Our courses are delivered by licensed Mental Health First Aid instructors and cover critical mental health topics such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, and substance use problems.

Emergency Preparedness

Be ready for any crisis. Being trained as a Mental Health First Aider increases mental health literacy and teaches the practical skills needed to support a co-worker or another adult, experiencing a mental health problem or crisis including suicidal thoughts, panic attacks, and severe effects from alcohol or drug use.

Support That Matters

MHFA training is your bridge to improved knowledge of mental illness, available treatments, and first-response strategies. When you're equipped with the right tools, your support can change lives.


Get Started

Ready to be a Mental Health First Aider? You’re just a few clicks away from making a world of difference. Contact our dedicated client support team to guide you through your course enrolment – and get you started on your journey towards creating a brighter future for those near and dear to you.

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Course Delivery - Your Way

Secure Your Place

Don't miss your chance to embark on your MHFA certification journey with our upcoming 2-day course!

     When: January - 2024
     Where: Essential Training (Unit 2, 40 Lord Street, East Perth, WA 6004).


Enrol now to be part of the next intake and fast track your certification by completing our course delivered by a licenced instructor enabling you to become a certified Mental Health First Aider.

Course Entry – Your Roadmap to becoming a Certified Mental Health First Aider.


Starting Strong

To embark on this journey, you need to be at least 18 years old at the time of enrolment. It’s ideal to have sound English skills (equivalent to Year 10 LLN), will ensure you're ready to start your journey and make the most of this valuable training.


Certify Your Compassion

Upon course completion, you'll earn a certificate of completion, validating your new knowledge and skills. Take it a step further by becoming an Accredited Mental Health First Aider. Our graduates can undertake a simple online assessment after course completion to become a certified Mental Health First Aider recognised by Mental Health First Aid Australia.


Be the Accredited Hero

With accreditation from Mental Health First Aid Australia, you'll be recognised as a  MHFAider™ and you can wear your ‘badge’ proudly by highlighting your certification in your workplace or community. Your accreditation lasts for 3 years, and you can renew it with a refresher course.

Course Assessment

Real-World Evaluation

The course itself does not have any formal assessment requirements, but your progress will be observed  by our highly experienced course facilitator/instructor during role-plays, scenarios, group discussions and verbal Q&A throughout the course.


If you aspire for industry recognition, there is a short online assessment to undertake after course completion that will get you there.


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Special Deals

To support happier, healthier workplaces, we’re offering the following promotions:

Enrol two people from the same company/workplace and get a third person enrolled for free!


Additionally, to provide ongoing benefits in partnering with Essential Training for your health and safety training needs, we are offering MHFA course participants a voucher for 20% off their next course with us! This includes discounted access to a wide range of First Aid courses, Warden or Chief Warden training, First Attack Fire Fighting and White Card training.  


Amazing, isn't it?


Affordable Empowerment


Empower your staff at affordable rates!

Take advantage of the current promotions on offer for our January (2024) course intake or contact us for group bookings of 8 or more participants and we can arrange a group discount rate along with customised training options.


Contact us to discuss pricing and delivery options to suit your requirements.


Contact Us - Your First Step

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For more information, call our main reception between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm [Monday to Friday] at (08) 6111 7093 or send us a message using the button below.


Your journey starts with a simple conversation.

A Brighter Tomorrow

Ready to embrace a world where you're not just an observer but a real-life hero?

Download the Course Information Flyer for a sneak peek or reach out to our friendly staff at

Before you embark on this incredible journey, you may also with to familiarise yourself with our Learner Handbook to make the most of your course.
Please note, although this course is ‘industry recognised’ it is non-accredited training that does not lead to a nationally recognised qualification recognised within the AQF.

Join us and be part of the solution. Your journey to becoming a Mental Health First Aider starts now!

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