Workplace Suicide First Aid Training Course

Teaching the theory and practice of suicide intervention skills that can be applied in any professional or personal setting, captured in a one-day event accredited by City and Guilds of London. We use only the most experienced suicide prevention trainers to deliver this unique learning experience – for anyone who seeks greater understanding and confidence to intervene with people at risk of suicide.

This course excellently complements the skill set of your Mental Health First Aiders or is great as a standalone training project. Fill out the form to enquire.

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Six-Hour Course

No. of Attendees

Up to 16


Suitable for All Staff


Face-to-Face or Webinar


City & Guilds


Workpacks Included

Suicide First Aid - Course Overview

The Suicide First Aid Full-Day Course is comprised of 4 parts, each approximately 90 minutes duration. The programme teaches and practices the skills and knowledge needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide-safety as a first-aid approach.

Part One:

  • Introduction to: the day; programme; ourselves and suicide prevention
  • Stigma, Survivors of bereavement by suicide and the Hidden Toll
  • Suicide – the Ripple Effect
  • Suicide thoughts and suicide behaviour
  • Intention of behaviour Versus Outcome of behaviour
  • Possible Causes of Suicide thoughts

Part Two:

  • Population-based approach to suicide prevention
  • Partnership working
  • “I’m really glad you’ve told me” – audio-visual

Part Three:

  • Meeting the needs of a person ‘letting you know’
  • Suicide-Safety Guide
  • Step 1 – Recognising suicide and Asking about suicide
  • Step 2 – Understanding options

Part Four:

  • Step 3 – Safeguarding suicide
  • Suicide-safety and self-care
  • The risk assessment approach?
  • Connecting after an intervention
  • Future learning

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