Mental Health First Aid is free, nationally accredited training for individuals and teams to be able to effectively respond to mental health issues, provided in partnership with Makeshift.

The training will teach you how to recognise common mental health issues, provide initial help using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan, respond in a mental health crisis situation and seek appropriate professional help.

First Nations Mental Health First Aid is now also available, specifically for First Nations musicians, managers, crew and music workers, and non-Indigenous people working with them.

Here’s how it works:

1. Choose a date that works for you and book your place via the links below
2. Complete your self-paced online Mental Health First Aid Australia eLearning training (approx 6 hours)
4. Attend your live online workshop (either two x 2.5 hours, 1 week apart, or one x 5 hour session)
5. Complete your accreditation assessment (15 multiple choice questions)
6. Receive your Certificate of Accreditation (valid for 3 years)


For those based in South Australia, thanks to the South Australian Government as part of the See it LIVE music package, you can attend a face-to-face Mental Health First Aid program at St Paul’s Creative Centre.

South Australia Face-to-Face June session – Register now
Workshop – 13 June , 10am-3pm (ACT)