Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs 2018-02-09T06:01:06+00:00
Why train with My Life is My Business Limited? 2018-02-09T05:56:52+00:00

We are experienced trainers in mental health awareness, our courses are enjoyable and inclusive (and our feedback often says that they are fun)

How much prior knowledge of mental health do I need to attend a course? 2018-02-09T05:56:22+00:00

There is no prior knowledge required to attend our courses, but an interest in mental health would be a clear advantage.

Is there any role play? 2018-02-09T05:55:53+00:00

We do not do role play in our training as there really is no need for this. We do however use ‘real play’ where we can learn from our own experiences and those of the other delegates.

Where does training take place? 2018-02-09T05:55:15+00:00

Our open training courses always takes place in carefully selected venues that are accessible and well equipped. We are also able to come to your offices to train or to deliver training in a place of your choice.

How do people benefit from mental health awareness training? 2018-02-09T05:54:50+00:00

Apart from an increase in their knowledge, skills and confidence in mental health, delegates often feedback about how useful the training is for managing their own mental health and wellbeing.

How much does it cost? 2018-02-09T05:54:20+00:00

Our costs are competitive and include all your course materials along with refreshments and lunch on our day courses.

Are there discounts for multiple bookings? 2018-02-09T05:53:51+00:00

There are discounts for multiple bookings for the same course

Who have you trained? 2018-02-09T05:53:22+00:00

Below are some of the companies we have delivered training to:

  • Institute of Directors
  • The GB Rowing Team
  • Fulham FC
  • Sport England
  • Swarovski
  • The Football Association
  • Ferrovial Agroman
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Murphy
  • Costain
  • Affinity Water
  • Thames Water
  • Tideway
  • CH2M
  • J P Morgan
  • Dentons
  • Network Rail
  • The Working Men’s College
  • London School of Economics
  • Sussex University
  • Age Concern
  • The Home Office
  • Random House
  • The Royal Mail

We have also trained a range of people with backgrounds in:

People Management, Human Resources, Nursing, Engineering, Coaching, Teaching, Counselling and Media.

Who attends the open courses? 2018-02-09T05:51:35+00:00

We welcome individuals from all backgrounds on our open courses. Many of the delegates are employees though we often train parents, siblings and other family members who have enrolled themselves on to the course.

Are there any age restrictions on courses? 2018-02-09T05:51:01+00:00

Yes, delegates will need to be 16 or over to attend our courses. (The oldest person to attend one of or courses was 82).

Who provides the certificate at the end of the course and how long does it take to receive it? 2018-02-09T05:50:22+00:00

Mental Health First Aid England will issue the certificates for their courses by email. The certificates usually take four weeks to arrive.

How long are the MHFA certificates valid for and will I need to take a refresher course? 2018-02-09T05:49:44+00:00

There is currently no requirement to take a refresher course