Lifeline Ballarat is a designated site of Lifeline Australia's Registered Training Organisation (RTO). Our training complies with national standards and is delivered by highly qualified and experienced trainers with expertise in the relevant fields of delivery.
We offer nationally recognised and non-accredited training.
Courses may be face to face, e-learning or a blend of both.
Lifeline training can be used for professional development, continuous education, manager support or general awareness.
Lifeline Ballarat has two intakes each year for volunteer Crisis Supporter Workplace Training, and delivers a suite of other workshops to build strength and resilience in our community.
Why Lifeline training?
Workplaces are impacted by mental health issues and suicide. It is essential to offer health and wellbeing programs to:
- Be an employer of choice
- Improve work performance and productivity
- Reduce costs associated with underperformance, absenteeism, and workers' compensation
- Improve organisational culture and staff retention
- Demonstrate corporate social responsibility
Short courses - awareness to recognise respond and refer
All short courses are non-accredited training, delivered by a qualified Lifeline trainer. The content may be tailored to the needs of the participants.
Equips participants to recognise, respond and refer when working with someone who has a mental illness or a mental health concern, and to check their safety.
3-4 hour face-to-face delivery.
Participants are provided with basic skills to support someone in emotional crisis by learning how to recongise, respond and refer to an appropriate service.
3-4 hour face-to-face delivery.
Participants learn how to recognise domestic and family violence and engage with someone who may be experiencing this in their life.
2 hour face-to-face delivery.
Participants learn skills to respond appropriately to people who are distressed, upset or aggressive. Skills can be used for telephone or face to face contacts.
4 hour face-to-face session.
Participants learn to recognise the signs of when a person is considering suicide, how to respond accordingly and how to link them in with further help.
Half day session
2 Day Courses - knowledge and skills based training
Nationally recognised training
Participants obtain the knowledge and skills to recognise signs of domestic and family violence; respond with appropriate care; and refer to appropriate support services.
2 day face-to-face accredited workshop with 2 trainers OR online 3-learning course for 18 hours over 6-8 weeks.
Participants acquire comprehensive knowledge and skills in dealing with people with mental health issues and learn how to administer mental health first aid. This training is evidence based, evaluated training developed by Mental Health First Aid Australia and delivered in over 22 countries.
2 day face-to-face workshop with a qualified Lifeline trainer.
Comprehensive training which provides knowledge and skills to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and respond in ways that help increase their immediate safety and refer them to appropriate help.
LivingWorks training products are evidence based and well evaluated, produced in Canada and delivered across the world.
2 day face-to-face session with 2 Lifeline ASIST trainers.
T: 5322 4996