National Educational Leaders in Mental Health Harlow March 2022

A version of the Advanced Mental Health Lead training especially for Heads and senior leaders in education

Leading to a Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health Aware Leadership (Educational Leader) in addition to accreditation as a National Educational Leader in Mental Health.

Discounts: If you are training a second Mental Health Lead following the departure of your previous trained Lead then you will qualify for a discount of up to 50% (previously trained with us) or 30% (trained with a different provider). Please contact with details so that we can apply your discount at the time of ordering.

Venue: Latton Green Primary School, CM18 7HT

Times: 09:30-16:30

Dates: 15th Mar 2022, 5th May & 14th June

DfE Course title: Advanced Designated Mental Health Lead

DfE Course Code: SMHL008

Course preparation
All course materials are delivered digitally. This means you will need to bring a device or download the materials before coming on the course.
Before the course you are required to complete a personal skills audit and also a setting audit. These are both available online through If a colleague is also completing a course with us, then complete the setting audit in tandem.

Course Instructor

Lois Lois Author

I have 12 years experience is developing and delivering Mental Health focussed training across multiple sectors; business, industry, third sector and education. At Mind in West Essex we emphasise on the value of coproduction and codelivery with people who have lived experience of mental illness. I have a background in Nursing and Counselling, with a focus on women’s experience of Domestic Abuse and Perinatal illness. I am accredited to deliver Mental Health First Aid Youth and Adult and Suicide First Aid.

Course Registration


You will be invoiced £800 plus VAT only if we have confirmation of DfE funding (we have applied for this course fee to be paid for by the DfE Mental Health Lead Training Grant).