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Training Courses

Lifeline North Coast offers a range of training programs based on the development of mental health awareness and skills. By choosing a Lifeline training program you benefit from our experience and expertise, built on decades of delivery as a leading provider in the mental health sector.

Domestic and Family Violence training

Learn how to recognise the signs of domestic and family violence, how to respond and what to do to help.

DV-aware 2 hour course is open to the public over 18yrs.

DV-alert is 2 day course for frontline workers

DV-aware 2 hours
Online -
16th & 17th March
DV-aware 1 Day
Coffs Harbour
31 March 2023
DV-alert 2 Day
Coffs Harbour
11-12 May 23
Building resilient communities
Psychological First Aid

Waiting List has closed - sign up below for future training

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Mental Health Training care for people and for communities
Mental Health First Aid - MHFA
Care of people in Community and at work
Accidental Counselling Community Connector
Accidental Counselling Foundations
Managing Challenging Interactions
Managing Challenging Interactions training
Care of ourselves and of others
Mind Your Mates
All About You
Suicide intervention and prevention planning

Why Train with Lifeline North Coast?

Nationally, Lifeline has been providing non-clinical training for over 50 years to our crisis supporters as well as to communities and companies around Australia. Through our research, crisis support, and community work, we understand the issues around mental health and keep up to date with best practice.

By choosing a Lifeline training program, you benefit from our experience and expertise, built on decades of delivery as a leading provider in the mental health sector.

Our team are local, and every dollar invested into our training goes directly back into the crisis support line 13 11 14, and you are directly helping us to save a life.


  • We are a leading provider of crisis support, mental health, and suicide prevention programs in Australia.
  • We are a Registered Training Organisation RTO
  • Our Approach is evidence informed
  • We deliver best practice programs delivered nationally by qualified and experienced Lifeline trainers.
  • Our courses are developed by trainers and subject matter experts.
  • Our courses are continuously improved.

Corporate Training

Speak to us about building resilience within your team

There is increasing demand from regional organisations to deliver training that builds the resilience of their employees. By focusing on mental health and well-being, you will be able to attract and retain top talent while helping your workforce to be more productive.  At Lifeline North Coast we regularly receive requests from employers to partner with them and help build this resilience. 

Our facilitators are skilled in virtual and face to face course delivery, providing an interactive and thought-provoking learning experience.

Our eLearning programs are designed to reflect adult learning principles and make use of contemporary digital design to ensure the online learning experience is engaging and effective.

Submit an enquiry for your organisation:

Fill in the form below with your details and a brief outline of your training requirements and our Training Manager will get back to you ASAP.  Enquiries to this form are monitored daily.

FAQ's abut Lifeline North Coast Training Courses

We run a range of training courses including:

  • DV-Alert - Domestic and Family violence awareness
  • MHFA - mental health first aid
  • safeTalk and ASIST - Suicide prevention - Learning how to recognise signs of and how to talk about suicide, in community, with family and friends and at work.
  • Psychological First Aid - teaching communities how to deal with loss due to extreme traumatic events such as bush fires, floods and other catastrophic events.

DV-alert is the free training program about recognising the signs of domestic and family violence and learning what to do next

When you attend one of our free public awareness or specialist frontline worker workshops you will learn will learn how to recognise the signs of domestic violence, learn how to respond to this situation and you will lean how to refer the person on to the help and assistance they need.

Lifeline North Coast runs  a number of the DV-aware and DV-alert accredited courses in Coffs Harbour and the mid north coast each year.  Refer to the DV-alert page on our website to secure your spot.

Mental Health First Aid® (MHFA™) teaches people the skills to help someone who they're concerned about. MHFA teach people simple, practical first aid skills for helping a family member, friend, co-worker or other person who is experiencing mental health problems.

Lifeline North Coast offer Mental Health First Aid® (MHFA™) training to the mid and mnorth coast community.  We run a number of 2 day MHFA courses each year.  Check out our training calendar and the MHFA page to secure your spot.


Sorry but this course is now full.  However, we have a waiting list in the event of cancellations.  Just drop your details below and indicate which of the course locations you might be interested in attending.

Waiting List for PFA Training
Which location(s) would you like to go on the waiting list for? You can check more than one and if an opening comes up we can match you
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