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    Refresher Online Mental Health First Aid Course - June 2024

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    NOTE: Due to Mental Health First Aid website issues, extensions have been granted for Refresher courses. If your existing accreditation has expiry between 31 Oct 2023 - 30 June 2024, you will now have until 30 June 2024 to do a Refresher course (one time only). 

    Refresher Standard Mental Health First Aid Course - June 2024
    100% online delivery.

    Date & Time:
    Tuesday 25 June 2024
    9:30AM - 2:30PM (AEST - Melbourne time)
    Online via Zoom - Link sent via email

    About the course:
    Refresher courses are available for individuals that have completed a full 2-day Mental Health First Aid® course, followed by the completion of an accreditation assessment within the last 3 years.

    These courses enable accredited Mental Health First Aiders™ to revise their knowledge and skills, and to extend their accreditation for a further 3 years.

    The Standard Mental Health First Aid Refresher Course gives participants an opportunity to refresh the knowledge and skills learnt during the 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid Course. You will:

    • 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.

    Online Delivery:

    One 5-hr session to be delivered online via Zoom by a Licensed Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Upon completion of your Refresher Course, you can attempt another accreditation assessment to extend your accreditation by a further 3 years (one time only).

    Please note: If it's been over 3 years since you obtained accreditation, or 3 years after completing a Refresher Course, MHFAiders will need to attend a full 12 or 14-hour MHFA course in order to maintain their accreditation.

    Course Fee:
    $199 per person plus GST (not including new manual)

    Additional $25 plus GST for latest 4th edition of the Mental Health First Aid manual (includes postage).Participants are required to have the latest edition of the manual to comply with delivery requirements.

    Checklist of conditions to meet before you can sit the Refresher:

    • Existing Mental Health First Aid accreditation (less than 3 years)
      • If it has been over 3 years since you completed a full course, or 3 years since you last completed a Refresher course, you must now sit the entire 12-hr course again to remain accredited
    • Access to existing Mental Health First Aid account dashboard (My Account | Mental Health First Aid (
      • If you know which email you previously used to register for the course but forgot the password, you can simply request to reset your password and login. If you no longer have access to the email you previously used, please contact MHFAid directly via email to or call 03 9079 0200 and ask them to reset your account dashboard with your personal email that you can access. 
    • Latest 4th Edition of Mental Health First Aid manual (if not, additional $25 for manual and postage)

    Re-sitting Fee:
    Due to the limited capacity, if you missed your booking, there is a $75 plus GST re-sitting fee to book a later course. If by missing your initial booking, your existing accreditation expires before you manage to sit a Refresher course, you are then required to sit the full 12-hour course again by paying the difference in course fee, in addition to the re-sitting fee. Contact the organiser via email ( if you are booking to re-sit a course.

    IMPORTANT (please read carefully before booking):

    • Please book using the same email you used when previously completing the Mental Health First Aid course.
    • Ensure your Mental Health First Aid accreditation is less than 3 years old, and that you still have access to your Mental Health First Aid account dashboard.
    • After your booking has been finalised, you will be contacted via email with further instructions.
    • Please ensure you have a computer/laptop with a working webcam for the Zoom session. Joining with mobile as video is strictly not permitted.
    • $75 plus GST re-sitting fee applies if you miss your booked session, as numbers are limited and you have taken a booking.
    • The instructor reserves the right to postpone the course to a later date if the minimum number of participants required has not been met.
    • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

    For further inquiries, please contact the organiser Aura Goh via email to 

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