Suicide first aid through understanding suicide interventions (SFAUSI) is a one day skills course. Its evidence base is exceptional and independent evaluations describe it as the Gold Standard in Suicide Prevention Training.

This training can be delivered online, at your own venue or in our training room at our Ashton-under-Lyne office. We can also offer the training with or without the City and Guilds accreditation.


SFAUSI is delivered by one tutor to a maximum of 16 learners over one day.


Since creation this one day training solution has met the learning needs of multiple groups, from Police and other First Responders, through to clergy, veteran support providers, domestic abuse practitioners, community helpers, healthcare practitioners including primary and secondary care, in addition to housing, social care, security officers, armed forces, the education sector, accredited counsellers, and more...


SFAUSI gives learners the tools and knowledge they need to understand suicide is one of the most preventable deaths, and that simple skills are all that are needed to help someone with thoughts of suicide stay safe from their thoughts, and stay alive. SFA: Suicide First Aid, saves lives, for tomorrow.

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To book a course or to find out more please email //training [at]">training [at]

Current Sessions

We will be running sessions throughout the year which are available for members of the public to book on to. The cost for these sessions are £100 per person.


We will now be using Me Learning for training bookings. To access our courses, please use this link  to sign up to the platform. You will need to create an account so that you can manage your bookings and receive updates on your course. Once registered, you will then receive information on how to pay. 


Date: Start: Finish:
27th January 09:00 17:00
11th April 09:00 17:00
3rd July 09:00 17:00
17th October 09:00 17:00


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