Whether you want to deliver MHFA courses in your spare time, as part of your own training business, or in your workplace, by becoming an MHFA instructor you can earn an income while helping to build a healthier, stigma-free society.

  • Make a lasting difference in people’s lives
    Research and evaluation shows that MHFA courses make a long term difference to people’s knowledge and confidence around mental health
  • Collaborate and network 
    You’ll be joining a passionate global community on the forefront of mental health equality, who together have trained over two million people in MHFA skills
  • Accredited qualification
    As the only organisation licenced to run MHFA Instructor Training programmes in England, our programme is accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health
  • Supported
    As you get up and running as an independent instructor, you will have access to ongoing support from our dedicated central team
  • Quality assured
    All MHFA courses are written by experts, grounded in research, and tested by people with lived experience of mental ill health
"Training as an MHFA instructor has opened up so many doors for me. It's so rewarding to know I am teaching people the vital skills to support others and it has helped me to look after my own wellbeing more too."

Your career path as an MHFA instructor


Qualify to deliver MHFA Two Day courses in your workplace or community in your area of interest:

  • Adult MHFA
  • Youth MHFA
  • Armed Forces MHFA

Attend an upskill session to add One Day and Half Day MHFA courses to your range so you can offer more flexible training options.

Attend an extension programme to qualify in another MHFA product so you can target a wider audience: Adult, Youth, Higher Education or Armed Forces

With a few years of experience and good course feedback, you can join our bank of associate instructors who we pair with our client organisations to deliver bespoke in-house training.

Our team of expert National Trainers deliver the Instructor Training programmes and upskill sessions to others – passing on the knowledge and skills for a mentally healthier society.

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