National Mentally Healthy Workplaces – Training for Managers


Line managers have a crucial role in supporting the health and wellbeing of employees. From communication, to clarity of job role, line managers can influence the success of a team.

This training includes good practice in promoting positive mental health and wellbeing as well as offering practical examples of how to support employees experiencing mental health problems.

Mental health training for managers is a core criteria of the silver and gold Healthy Working Lives awards. Attending this course can be used as evidence for your HWL Award portfolio.

The aims of the course are:

  • To give employers and line managers a broad understanding of mental health

  • To identify key factors that contributes to a mentally healthy workplace

  • To improve managers confidence in dealing with this issue

  • To ensure that managers are aware of their legislative responsibilities in relation to health and wellbeing

This course is delivered as 'blended learning' and consists of an eLearning course (30mins-1 hour) and a 6 hours face to face learning. Participants must complete the eLearning course prior to attending.

Event Information


9.30am - 4.30pm 21/02/2018




Seminar Room 4
The Chancellor's Building
49 Little France Crescent
EH16 4SB
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Zoe Cairns
0131 537 9354