Stress Awareness in the Workplace Training Course
Our online Stress Awareness in the Workplace Training Course will help the learner to be aware of the visible signs and stress along with what actions that can be taken to manage and reduce it in a working environment. Aimed at employers and employees, this online awareness course is compliance with the Health and Safety Act 1974.
Stress can affect anyone in the workplace. It can have a detrimental effect on employees and employers alike and is a major cause of sickness absence in the UK. It costs over £5 billion a year.
It can affect the individual’s health, both physically and mentally. It affects how a person thinks, feels and behaves, which ultimately can affect a person’s performance at work.
Helps you comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Stress Awareness in the Workplace Training for?
This stress awareness course is for anyone in the workplace. It is in the interest of employers and employees to understand signs of stress, how it can be avoided and what to do if it becomes an issue.
Stress Awareness in the Workplace Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Stress Awareness in the Workplace Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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This course is designed to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of stress, what can cause it, and actions that can be taken to help reduce and manage it in the workplace.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Give a definition of workplace stress
- Name causes of stress
- Identify physical and psychological symptoms of stress
- Explain the meaning of ‘fight or flight’
- List some common causes of workplace stress
- Give some Health and Safety Executive stress-related statistics
- Explain the meaning of ‘Statutory law’ and ‘Common law’
- Explain the duties of employers
- Give some examples of what actions employees can take if suffering with stress
- Explain the meaning of ‘mindfulness’
- Explain what can happen if stress becomes prolonged
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to Stress Awareness in the Workplace
This section introduces the learner to the course. It looks at who stress can affect plus the consequences that stress has on both the physical and mental aspects of an employee.
Module 1 - Stress in the Workplace
This module concentrates on what stress is, what causes it and signs of workplace stress. It looks at the symptoms that can arise due to excessive amounts of stress and how this can impact mental and physical health.
Module 2 - Employers Duties and the Law
This section of the course covers the duties that falls on the employer when it comes to workplace stress. It is important that the employer protects their workforce from workplace stress and put measures in place to help their staff.
It also looks at what laws there are to protect workers from workplace stress.
Module 3 - Taking Action
In this final section, you will cover the actions you can take as an individual if you feel that you are suffering from stress within the workplace. This module demonstrates different ways to ‘de-stress’ and look after your own mental health and wellbeing.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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