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Successful completion of this course will prepare students to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of strategies to combat work related stress, in co-operation with managers and supervisors.

While the level of the qualification is aimed at general workers, it would provide a suitable introduction to the issue of work-related stress for more senior staff.

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The Stress Awareness course complements the Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace programme. It is aimed at raising awareness of likely sources of work-related stress, the range of symptoms / effects it can cause and the options available for its control.

Course Objectives

By the end of the programme the student will be able to:

  1. explain what is meant by the term stress and in particular work-related stress
  2. explain the importance of controlling stress in the workplace
  3. explain the typical stress related factors in the workplace
  4. identify stress in colleagues and themselves
  5. advise on and implement controls in the workplace to reduce stress
  6. monitor colleagues and themselves in relation to stress at work

Course content

  • Definitions of stress
  • Stress as an occupational health hazard
  • Identification of basic workplace stressors
  • Development of basic controls for work-related stressors
  • Responsibilities imposed under UK legislation