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Applying for Instructor Training


Apply for a Training

Thank you for your interest in applying to attend a Mental Health First Aid Instructor Certification Training. Please look for your application type below and review the instructions before submitting your application.*


NEW APPLICANTS

Interested in applying to become a new Mental Health First Aid instructor? Follow the steps below.

STEP 1: COMPLETE THE APPLICATION

Please visit our site at https://instructors.mentalhealthfirstaid.org. Click the “Register” tab on the left side of the page. Enter an email address and a password in the “Register for a New Local Account” section to start your application.

STEP 2: CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION

Within a few minutes of submitting your completed application, you should see a message confirming that your application has been received. Please allow 7-10 business days for processing your application; you will be notified within that time of your applicant status. Tuition for new instructors in a 3-day or 5-day instructor course is $2,000 per person ($1,850 for National Council members), and is inclusive of instruction, lunch, materials needed to teach the 8-hour course, and ongoing technical assistance once certified, unless otherwise noted.


Having difficulty completing your application? Please email us.

*If you are a resident of Missouri, please visit our state partners’ websites to apply for their instructor trainings, which are only open to in-state residents.


EXISTING INSTRUCTORS

STEP 1: COMPLETE THE APPLICATION

Current full-status Mental Health First Aid Instructors who are seeking a second certification must complete a shortened version of the Instructor application. Please login to the Instructor Portal with your existing credentials. Once logged in, click the “+” icon next to the curriculum you wish to receive a secondary certification in. This can be found on the homepage beneath the featured image.

STEP 2: CONFIRM YOUR REGISTRATION

Within a few minutes of submitting your completed application, you should see a message confirming that your application has been received. Please allow 7-10 business days for processing your application; you will be notified within that time of your applicant status. Tuition for existing instructors is $950 per person ($850 for National Council members), unless otherwise noted.


Having difficulty completing your application? Please email us.


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