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Free Online Self-harm and Suicide Awareness and Prevention Course - Scotland

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This certification is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm.

This qualification is aimed at anyone seeking to improve their understanding and awareness of suicide and self-harm.

Course detail

Free online course

The free courses is fully-funded by HM Government.

No fee, no card details and no trial periods.

Certificate included

The certificate is a record of achievement and your reward for completing a nationally recognised level 2 certification.

Course duration

The free online course takes an average of 6-12 weeks to complete.

This is based on 4-5 hours of weekly study.

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The free course is 100% online.

Course features

Flexible learning

Learn from the security of your home, office or wherever you feel comfortable.

No exams

You will complete assessment questions based on the skills and knowledge you have gained from the manageable course units.

Expert support

A tutor will be allocated who will support you throughout the free course and provide valuable feedback against your assessments.

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About this free online course

The knowledge individuals will gain is not sector-specific but can be applied to a broad range of personal and professional situations. 

Individuals who may find this course useful to their professional life include: teachers, mental health workers, crisis helpline volunteers, support workers, individuals in a safeguarding role, parents or guardians, and others working with individuals who may be at increased risk of self-harm or suicide.

Rates of suicide for the under 25s has increased in recent years for both males and females.

Source: Mental Health UK

Course content

Your free course is split into manageable units.

Introduction to suicide and self-harm awareness

  • Section 1: Understand what is meant by self-harm and suicide
  • Section 2: Understand the triggers which might cause someone to self-harm or attempt suicide
  • Section 3: Understand media and societal attitudes to self-harm and suicide

Recognising the signs of suicide and self-harm in individuals

  • Section 1: Signs, thoughts, feelings and behaviour
  • Section 2: Understand how to initially approach someone who may be self-harming or considering suicide

The principles of suicide and self-harm prevention

  • Section 1: Understand the role of conversation in the prevention of self-harm and suicide
  • Section 2: Understand the importance of family and friend support in the prevention of self-harm and suicide
  • Section 3: Know support and treatment options available to individuals and families in relation to self-harm and suicide

Support for individuals when dealing with grief after suicide

  • Section 1: Understand the role of suicide prevention campaigns
  • Section 2: Understand the importance of encouraging healthy coping strategies
  • Section 3: Understanding grief following suicide and the impact it can have on individuals
  • Section 4: Understand the reach of grief following suicide
  • Section 5: Understand the importance of support for those affected by grief following suicide

Get certified

Receive an in-demand certificate – your certificate is a record of achievement and your reward for completing the nationally recognised certification.

HM government funding

We connect you with training providers that use the UK Government’s Adult Education Budget to fund this free online course.

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