How to apply
  1. Download and read the Instructor Training guidelines and criteria.

  2. Download and complete an application formOn the form, indicate your first and second choices of programme from the list below.

  3. If you are sponsored by your organisation, complete an Employer support letter.

  4. Send your completed application form, along with your employer support letter if you need one, to In the email subject line, put the course code of your first choice of programme from the list below.

We'll review your application and once it is approved we'll be in touch to offer you a place on the programme. 

Please note that on the first day of the programme you will need to bring:

  • Photo ID

  • Proof of address - either a bill or a bank statement

Applying for an extension

If you're already an MHFA instructor and want to add another course to your portfolio, you don't have to do the whole programme again - you can simply apply for an extension. You will need to complete the first 3-5 days of the relevant course.

  1. Download and fill in the extension application form. On the form, indicate your first and second choices of programme from the list below.

  2. Send your completed extension application form to, putting the course code of your first choice of programme in the email subject line. We'll be in touch to offer you a place.



Our training team are happy to help answer any questions you might have about becoming an MHFA instructor or about your application.

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or call 020 7250 8062

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