Mental health

Recent research from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that almost half of the Australian workforce will be affected by mental health issues at some point in their lives. With 450 million reported cases of mental health issues across the globe, it’s one of the world’s most prevalent health concerns.

But despite efforts in recent years to normalise discussions on the matter, many businesses retain a reactive stance – waiting until incidents occur before taking action and providing support.

Proactive workplace mental health and wellbeing training is urgently needed in the Australian workforce, and has the capacity to empower workforces to have conversations and address issues - before it’s too late.

“For every $1 invested in mental health, Australian businesses welcome a $2.30 return.” - PWC

If we find it easy to talk about work performance, why can’t we talk about mental health and staying well at work comfortably? We’re suggesting an overarching shift in the way we approach mental health in the workplace.

Only half of the Australian workforce (56%) believe that their leadership values or prioritises mental health. This disconnect between what leaders may think their perspective is on mental health and what employees receive encourages a greater prioritisation of proactive solutions.

Caring for staff, giving adequate support and cultivating premium health outcomes through communicative and positive environments will reduce stress, increase productivity, improve relations and reduce absenteeism.


COURSES OFFERED

In the past, there have been limited courses available, so companies often seek these out without considering what they really need for their unique circumstances. Premium Health’s practicing mental health experts guide the implementation of tailored solutions – empowering businesses to be proactive, practice resilience and promote wellness with far-reaching effects.

Our mental health and workplace wellbeing courses led by Mental Health Practitioners not only deliver a successful skillset to attendees, but also have an impact on the wider community. This butterfly effect works for the greater good of Australia, as we strive to make our workplaces, schools and homes safer and mentally healthier.

Mental health awareness – 1 hour (corporate only)

Mental health awareness – 2 hour (corporate only)

Mental health awareness & effective conversations (corporate only)

Advanced mental health awareness & effective conversations (corporate & public)

2 day mental health first aid (corporate & public)

Staying well @ work – 4 hour workshop (corporate only)

Staying well @ work – 6 hour workshop (corporate & public)

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About Premium Health

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We don’t compromise on quality, that’s why all our trainers are Paramedics or Nurses

Training over 50,000 people from a variety of industries every year

National corporate training
provider servicing every State and
Territory

Organisations such as Bunnings and the City of Melbourne trust us with
their first aid and health care training

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We Work With

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Individuals

Join a public course, Australia-wide.

Workplaces

Training can be at your workplace, at our public venues or a venue of your choice.

Groups

For 10 or more people, Australia-wide. Find out more here.

Case Studies

We Don’t Compromise On Our Training

 

Earlier this year I performed CPR on my husband. I could not believe how quickly I remembered the timing and because I felt so confident I did not panic.

– Premium Health First Aid Course Participant

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“I have completed a number of courses with Premium Health
and I am always extremely satisfied.”

– Suzanne Richards, Viva Energy Australia (Shell)

Our Belief

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The health and safety of all Australians is too important to compromise.

Locations

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Premium Health conducts scheduled courses at over 30 venues Australia-wide

For corporate onsite bookings at your workplace Australia wide contact us

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Public Courses from $249 ex GST

Co-ordinating training for a workplace? Find out more here
Or book your on-site training Australia-wide

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a USI?

The Unique Student Identifier or USI is a reference number made up of 10 numbers and letters that:

  • creates a secure online record of your recognised training and qualifications gained in Australia, even from different training organisations
  • will give you access to your training records and transcripts (available in mid 2016)
  • can be accessed online, anytime and anywhere
How long is my course valid?

Provide First Aid, Asthma and Anaphylaxis are valid for 3 years. It is recommended by the ARC that Provide CPR is updated annually

Where are your venues?

Premium Health offers public first aid training in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. See here.

Do I need a USI?

The Student Identifiers Act in 2014 requires that all students enrolled in nationally recognised training provide their Registered Training Organisation (RTO) with their USI. This is applicable to all HLT and VIC units.

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