Health and Aged Care

Short Course Mental Health First Aid – Standard Refresher Course

This course gives participants an opportunity to refresh the knowledge and skills learnt during the 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid Course.

This course will help you:

  • Gain an understanding of the latest research in the mental health field
  • Learn the 3 key actions for helping someone feeling suicidal
  • Work through complex mental health first aid interactions
  • Practice mental health first aid skills

Location, dates and times

Clarence Campus – 4.25 hours

Before commencing your enrolment over the phone:

  1. Please read the Privacy Notice and Student Declaration.  
    You will be asked to agree and consent before continuing with your enrolment.
  2. USI –  You will be asked to provide your Unique Student Identifier at the time of enrolment.
    For more information on how to create a USI go to the TasTAFE USI website.

When attending a campus you must bring your proof of ID with you.  Payment confirms your place in a class.

Clarence Campus – 9am to 1.15pm – Room C2.01, C Block

  • 6 March 2020
  • 14 May 2020
  • 4 September 2020
  • 13 November 2020

Times are not flexible (latecomers will be refused) as the whole 4 hour course must be attended to qualify for reaccreditation assessment.

Participants will need to provide the same email address that they used for the original Standard MHFA course.  If you do not remember it or are not able to access it, please contact MHFA Australia to discuss options.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

2020 Cost:   $87 per person.  A concession rate is not available for this course.

Student Support

TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


A Statement of Attendance.

Participants will receive a Mental Health First Aid manual and certificate on successful completion of the two (2) day course.

Attendees who successfully complete the online assessment will also receive a three year accreditation certificate as a Mental Health First Aider through Mental Health First Aid Australia.

The MHFA course is also accredited for 12 CPD points for allied health professions.


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