At CATES Training we are passionate about increasing the literacy of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Good Mental Health and Wellbeing really does matter and is a key factor in keeping a happy and productive workforce. Our Community Courses can assist your Organisation in maintaining a positive outlook for your staff.

Our Community Courses cover Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person.

  “… Kate’s courses are delivered professionally but with a human element …”

“… This training is helpful to every person regardless of their role within an organisation …”

“… We consistently receive positive feedback from staff who attend these courses …”

Mental Health First Aid

MHFA Refresher course logoMental Health problems effects 1 in 5 people at any given time and poor mental health is now the number one reason for staff absence. Mental health training from CATES, offers a cost-effective way to promote mental Wellbeing in your organisation and at home.

The 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course teaches adults (18 years and over) how to provide initial support to adults who are developing a mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

Download the Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course brochure.

Standard MHFA Refresher Course

MHFA Refresher course logoRefresh your mental health first aid skills to support friends, family members, colleagues and others. This refresher course allows people who have completed a 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course to update their knowledge and skills. For Accredited Mental Health First Aiders, this course offers an opportunity to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

Download the MHFA Refresher Training brochure.

Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

The 4-hour stand alone Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person Course is based on the revised Mental Health First Aid Guidelines for Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviours and is specifically designed to assist a person who is suicidal. This course was launched on World Mental Health Day 10th October 2016.

Download the MHFA for the Suicidal Person course brochure.

Older Person Mental Health First Aid

Learn how to provide mental health first aid to people aged 65+. The Older Person Mental Health First Aid course will teach you how to assist a person aged 65+ who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves, using a practical, evidence based Action Plan.

Download the Older Person MHFA course brochure.

Book your Place !

Book your place on a CATES Training Community Course online. Community Courses are presented at the Next Generation Health & Fitness Club or can be delivered at your Workplace by contacting CATES Training at or contact us on 0414 013 730 for a personal quote.

We very much look forward to being able to meet your individual and organisational need through our Community Courses.


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