Suicide Prevention Training

You can increase your awareness of suicide prevention with these free online training courses. Anyone over the age of 16 can complete. 

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Level 1 Suicide Prevention Training

Would you like to learn how to have a potentially life saving conversation? If yes, the training below might be for you.

Zero Suicide Alliance

The Zero Suicide Alliance Suicide Prevention online training course only takes 20 minutes to complete. Within this course, you will learn how to spot suicide warning signs, how to have a conversation with someone you're worried about and be able to signpost to further support. The training is free and available to anyone aged 16 or over.

Level 2 Suicide Prevention Training

If you would like to develop your knowledge further to support individuals who may be having thoughts of suicide, see a list of further training courses and associated costs.

Level 2 suicide prevention training helps to develop skills and the confidence to have early conversations, listen and signpost effectively.

Suicide First Aid

This online course will give you the knowledge and skills needed to identify someone who may be thinking about suicide and competently intervene to help create suicide safety via a suicide first aid approach.


safeTALK is a face-to-face training course which will help you learn how to offer immediate help to someone who is having thoughts of suicide and signpost to support.

Level 3 Suicide Prevention Training

Suicide prevention training to develop the skills and confidence to recognise and support those who have thoughts of suicide, linking with community resources.

ASIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Training

This is a 2-day interactive face to face training where you'll learn how to recognise when someone is having thoughts of suicide and work with them to create a plan to support their immediate safety