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Head for Work: Train the Trainer Course

Funded by The Big Lottery Fund
CONTACT Vicky Rix – Training Officer   
Email:  Tel: 020 8515 7850     

What are the BENEFITS of this project?

This project will support you to improve self-confidence, employability skills and employment opportunities. You will be increasing the knowledge and understanding of mental health for employers, thereby reducing mental health stigma, discrimination and exclusion from employment.

This will be achieved by training service users to provide mental health awareness training to local employers as accredited trainers.

The stages of the project

LEARN: Participants can enrol and will be trained to become an accredited Mental Health Awareness Trainer. 

TRAIN: Participants may deliver training sessions to a range of organisations in Harrow about Mental Heath Awareness. 

ADVANCE: Participants will receive Continuous Personal or Professional Development in the form of ongoing workshops, coaching and mentoring.

Feedback from LEARN participants

The course is not just about being a trainer, because I’ve learnt about communication and challenging myself to be more expressive. It’s taught me life skills which has given me a boost to get back into work.

July 2014

I feel I have grown so much in this short time, I have gained confidence and I am optimistic about the future. I feel a new motivation.

Jan 2015

The course has enlightened me as to my career path, I am more determined now to become a mental health trainer.

Jan 2015

Mind has opened up major opportunities for me with the Head for Work Project and helped me feel like I belong.

Sep 2015

Training starting soon!

The next LEARN training course is yet to be announced. On completion participants will have the opportunity to gain a qualification accredited by Middlesex University and be able to deliver workshops on behalf of Mind in Harrow.

To apply, please complete the Head for Work Training Application Form and return it to

If you would like more information, please contact Vicky Rix - Training Officer:

Tel: 020 8515 7850 or Email: