Become an ensa instructor!
Do you want to work for the destigmatisation and prevention of mental health problems and become an ensa instructor? Then Pro Mente Sana is looking forward to receiving your application for the ensa instructor training! As an ensa instructor, you will plan, organise and conduct ensa first aid courses, e.g. within companies and schools or for the general public.
To become an ensa instructor, you must have attended an ensa course yourself, have knowledge about mental illness and demonstrate didactic skills.
Who can become an ensa instructor?keyboard_arrow_downTo become an ensa instructor, you need an ensa first aid certificate Focus Adult or Focus Youth, an open attitude towards people with mental illness, and proven experience in adult education. In addition, you should have a connection to mental illness, either professionally or through personal experience. Furthermore, you will need to lead ensa first aid courses on a regular basis and be willing to plan and organize them independently.
How do I become an ensa instructor?keyboard_arrow_downIf you have attended the ensa first aid course Focus Adult or Youth and have the necessary prerequisites, you can apply for the ensa instructor training. To do so, submit a short CV and the application form describing why you are suitable for the training. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to clarify your open questions about the ensa training and the ensa teaching profession in a personal online interview. If your application is accepted, you will first participate in the basic training day. This will be followed by the ensa first aid course focus adults or ensa first aid course focus youth. You choose the respective ensa focus according to your personal knowledge and interests. Finally, you will prove your skills in an ensa assessment. As soon as you have passed this assessment, you are a prospective ensa instructor.
Is there an exam?keyboard_arrow_downYes, between the ensa first aid course Focus Adults or ensa first aid course Focus Youth and the ensa exam, there is a written exam in open form. The result of the written exam is included in the evaluation of the ensa assessment. The exam consists of a 20-minute presentation of the ensa first aid course Focus Adults or the ensa first aid course Focus Youth in front of a group and two ensa trainers. The ensa trainers assess whether you have the necessary skills to lead an ensa course.
What if I don't take part in the ensa training at all or not completely due to illness?keyboard_arrow_downA module is only considered fully attended if at least 90% of the participants are present. Catch-up dates are not provided for. In case of illness, the corresponding module must be made up before the next module can be attended. If a medical certificate is presented and written notice of cancellation is received up to 3 days before the start of the training, the make-up is free of charge. In case of cancellation less than 3 days before the start of the course with a medical certificate, an expense allowance (accommodation and meals at the course location) of CHF 100.00 per course day will be charged. For cancellations for other reasons, the cancellation conditions in the next section apply.