Contract for Mental Health First Aid Champion Training

Contract for Mental Health First Aid Champion Training

Delivery of the Youth MHFA Champion training in England, Scotland and Wales. 

Contract summary


    • Education and training services – 80000000
    • Training services – 80500000
    • Specialist training services – 80510000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£10k – £25k

Published date

29 June 2018

Closing date

05 July 2018

Contract start date

31 July 2018

Contract end date

01 April 2019

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




NOTE: This notice was updated on 29 June 2018 for the following reason: Please note the following important information:

– The deadline for expressions of interest and submitting questions about the Invitation to Tender has been extended to 18:00 Wednesday 11th July.
– The deadline for submitting bids has also been extended and is now Noon Tuesday 17th July.Please download the Specification document that has been uploaded to this invitation to Tender.

Overview of requirement

Delivery of the Youth MHFA Champion training in England, Scotland and Wales.

Please note that there are Three Lots available in this invitation to tender. Suppliers may bid for one or multiple lots by accessing the following Delta Access codes:

Lot 1 England: Tenderbox Access Code: 5NFYKKQXR
Lot 2 Scotland: Tenderbox Access Code: 8Z8M5AMZ67
Lot 3 Wales: Tenderbox Access Code: 4UE59C86CR

Course content:
To provide a one day course to qualify delegates as a Youth MHFA Champion.

The course should provide delegates with the skills and knowledge to have
•An understanding of common mental health issues and how they can affect young people
•The ability to spot signs of mental ill health in young people and guide them to a place of support
•Knowledge and confidence to advocate for mental health awareness
•Skills to support positive wellbeing

As a minimum the course should cover the following topics:
•What is mental health and mental ill health?
•Stigma and discrimination
•The Mental Health First Aid action plan
•Eating disorders

Training for each nation should be in context and reference the appropriate data, national/local policies and procedures and support services for the relevant nation.

•Trainers must be appropriately experienced and certified to deliver accredited Youth MHFA courses in the respective nation
•Trainer profiles to be included with the bid

Provision of relevant materials such as workbooks and MHFA manual
•Official MHFA manual and relevant workbooks must be used

Certificates for delegates
•Certificates can be electronic but must be in PDF format

Collection of attendance records
•Scanned or hard copies to be forwarded to HR at CITB

Collection of immediate post-course feedback and evaluation summary report

CITB will organise venues, send out delegate invites and manage course bookings.


About the buyer

Contact name

Rashmi Harsh


Bircham Newton
King’s Lynn
PE31 6RH





Other information


Please follow this link to view the notice.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.