Be proactive about mental health.

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Resilience First Aid – accredited mental health certification to learn critical skills to proactively support mental wellness.

Resilience First Aid is about being proactive – a preventative approach to mental health. Learn how to build mental fitness through a practical strength-based approach.

Join us in creating a movement to be proactive about mental health.


RFAST - 2 Hours

2 Hour Resilience First Aid Starter Training, an Introduction to Connected Resilience

Resilience First Aid - 2 Days

2 Days of accredited in-depth skills training on Resilience First Aid

Become an Instructor

3 Day practitioner program to become a certified RFA Instructor

Resilience First Aid is about Prevention


Resilience First Aid - Fully Online Certification

Start any time. 14 hours fully online self-paced learning to earn your Resilience First Aid Certification.

Resilience First Aid Starter Training - Fully Online

Start any time. 2 hours fully online self-paced learning to complete RFAST.


OPEN WORKSHOPS – Attend a live workshop hosted by a certified instructor

ProgramInstructorLocationDateReg CloseFormatRegister
Resilience First AidMaria RubertoMelbourne CBD11 & 12 Dec 202310 Dec 2023Live, In PersonREGISTER HERE
Resilience First AidTammie HortonNarrabundah, ACT14 & 15 Dec 20234 Dec 2023Live, In PersonREGISTER HERE
Resilience First AidMaria RubertoNEC Hanger4 & 5 Mar 20243 Mar 2024Live, In PersonREGISTER HERE
Resilience First AidMaria RubertoMelbourne Airport20 & 21 May 202419 May 2024Live, In PersonREGISTER HERE

INSTRUCTOR LIST – Contact one of our qualified instructors to set up a Resilience First Aid workshop today.

WHY Resilience FIrst Aid?

90% of people can benefit from increasing resilience skills which protect against mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety. Throughout the pandemic, this need has only increased.

This is how we can take a preventative approach to mental health – rather than waiting until people need professional treatment, we can start supporting each other to connect and build mental wellness proactively.

Resilience First Aid (RFA) as a mental health certification teaches you strength-based skills to build resilience in others. You will learn how to spot signs of low resilience, learn language to talk proactively, and skills that build resilience.

This is how you can become a responder that proactively supports the mental health of others.

What will you learn?

Learn how to proactively build mental wellness in people you care about

Learn how to support others through six resilience domains

Learn language to talk proactively about mental health

Learn how to respond when someone is struggling

Learn a strength-based model to become a source of hope

Learn how to connect meaningfully to support those around you

Resilience First Aid


Resilience First Aid (RFA) is a 2-day mental health certification course. Training is available in multiple formats to suit your needs.

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What's Included

RFA is a high-impact course that teaches you practical skills alongside the latest neuroscience of preventative mental health. As part of completing the RFA Responder course, you will receive:

Course fee: AU$575 (US$425)

Free shipping worldwide.

Course Outcome

On completion of the course, you will:

Don’t wait until the people around you are struggling.

Take on the challenge now to build mental health proactively. This is how we can make a long term impact.

- Jurie Rossouw

A great way to get started:

Get the Resilience First Aid Kit

A great set of quality physical resources that make resilience tangible and fun to learn.


Ready to make a difference?

2-Day Resilience First Aid Certification Course

Get certified in the skills to proactively support resilience in others.


Free shipping Worldwide

Looking to scale proactive mental health?

Become a Resilience First Aid Instructor

Become a force for positive change through learning how to provide the certification course.


Mental health is being impacted more than ever throughout the pandemic. Treatment is not enough to change the tide. We need to be more proactive, taking a preventative approach.


Crisis Support

For life-threatening emergencies, call 000 in Australia

For life-threatening emergencies, call 911 in the United States

For assistance with mental health and suicide, contact the Suicide Call Back Service in Australia – 1300 659 467

For international assistance on suicide, you can find a crisis call center here –

Additional services in Australia:

  • QLife – 1800 184  527
  • Mens Line – 1300 789 978
  • Kids Help Line – 1800 551 800
  • 1800Respect – 1800 737 732
  • Lifeline – 13 11 14

Legal Notice

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