Course Outline

The beginners senior mental health lead training course covers all 8 principles recommended by Public Health England. Designed by our team of Psychologists, who specialise in supporting schools, Senior Mental Health Leads can gain expert advice and support on implementing a whole school approach to mental health, supporting both the students and the staff. 

Designed by our team of Psychologists, who specialise in supporting schools, you'll gain access to peer support, practical insights, and activities to help you formulate your mental health and wellbeing strategy.

Evaluate your current provision, create an action plan, access resources, and implement solutions to support the wellbeing of your whole school community  Our coaching support and online platform, EduPod, will empower you to confidently take the strategic lead, work efficiently, and evaluate the impact of your mental wellbeing strategy.

We provide wrap-around support so you can have access to experts, peer support, and resources you need to successfully implement the eight principles to create a sustainable whole school approach to mental health beyond the training course.

Who is this training for?

The beginners course is for Senior Mental Health Leads that are new to the role and/or have not previously completed Senior Mental Health Lead training, from schools nationally, primary & secondary, special schools and alternative provisions.

Our senior mental health lead training is suitable for any staff member designated as the mental health lead, including:

  • Headteachers
  • Deputy Heads
  • SENCOs
  • Pastoral leads
  • Safeguarding lead
  • Other senior leadership positions

Delivery Methods

In support of the Government's commitment to have a senior mental health lead in every school by 2025, we provide both online live and online self-paced versions of our Senior Mental Health Leads Training

Online Self Paced

DfE Reference Course Code: SMHL107 

Cost: £600 ex VAT

The online self paced courses provides flexible learning as the course content is available online, on demand 24/7; giving you a convenient and accessible learning experience.

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Online Live Training

DfE Reference Course Code: SMHL019 

Cost: £800 ex VAT

With a selection of dates accross the academic year, you can study your Senior Mental Health Lead Training via Zoom with 2 days live training, delivered by our experts from 8:45am to 3:00pm.

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Upcoming Training Dates

8th & 15th October 2024

14th & 21st January 2025

18th & 25th March 2025