Online Managing Mental Health for Managers

Mental health is a state of mental well-being that enables people to cope with the stresses of life, realise their abilities, learn well and work well, and contribute to their community. (

Online Managing Mental Health for Managers


Our Managing Mental Health for Managers course explains why promoting positive mental health among employees is important for organisations and describes the vital role line managers have to play. The course outlines the signs and symptoms of a mental illnesses and equips line managers respond effectively when a member of their team has a mental health problem.

Mental health-related absence is a growing concern for Irish employers, as more than half of employers recently surveyed reported that the proportion of absenteeism due to mental ill-health has increased in the last 12 months.

Course Objectives

  • Why promoting positive mental health among employees is important to organisations.
  • The role line managers play in creating conditions that support and encourage good mental health among their team.
  • How line managers can recognise signs of common mental illnesses and how they can help staff who might be experiencing problems with their mental health.
  • The provisions equality legislation makes concerning mental illness.


The test your knowledge topic contains a number of multiple-choice questions which form a short assessment. A pass mark of 70% is required to successfully complete the course.

On successful completion of this programme, learners will gain a certificate of completion in Managing Mental Health for Managers.

Device to use for completion:

Use a Laptop or Desktop computer to complete this online course. Smartphones are not recommended to use to complete this training as brands and phone specifications are different from one smartphone to the next and can cause login issues or compatibility issues.

Please note the following when purchasing the course:

  • The Online Managing Mental Health for Managers course will take approximately 55 minutes to complete
  • The course must be completed in order to obtain the certificate of completion

To purchase this online course simply book and pay online, when this has been completed you will receive an email with access to a link to login and launch the course.

Enrolments are created manually so if you purchase the course during out of office hours you may not have access until the next working day.