Covered in this course

The Stress Awareness Training course is broken down into 3 sections.

1) Understanding Stress

What is stress? In section one of our Stress Awareness Training, we look at the mental and physical impact stress can have on a person, how it makes you feel and the science behind stress. We also look at an age-old reaction to stress - Fight or Flight. 

Understanding stress - a diagram emphasising that stress can impact us in mental and physical ways.

2) Identifying Stress

The amount of pressure that we can take varies from person to person, so it’s important to pay attention to how you are feeling and behaving. But as you know, how you feel can change from one day to the next, or even from moment to moment for some people. Hormones, health, and a range of internal and external factors can influence whether pressure turns into stress or not. In this section, we’ll take a look at some of these factors so you can identify the signs of stress.

Identifying stress - An animated scene from our stress awareness training, likening stress to waves crashing on a boat.

3) Reducing and Preventing Stress

It’s crucial to know what stress is and how to identify it, but it’s just as important to act on what you find so you can reduce or remove it. 

But of course, the best thing is to take early action to prevent stress from appearing in the first place. 

In this section of our Stress Awareness Training, we offer some effective strategies that can help. A day without stress is a day you can enjoy! And we want as many of those as possible.

Reducing stress - A scene from our stress awareness course, pets can be huge stress relievers!

Stress Awareness Certificate

Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Stress Awareness Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Stress Awareness Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Stress Awareness Certificate

Real user reviews

Based on 1,296 real user reviews.

4.24 out of 5
extremely informative and valuable

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Very helpful and educational.

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too long winded

again the option to take the quiz first would be beneficial as not everyone needs this training, some people already have awareness of stress and feel patronised by the same information being repeated.

Knowledgeable and informative

Taking this course gave a great insight to me about the levels of stress (or pressure) and provided good tips and help of how to deal with excessive pressures when they are evident, and what to look out for.

A worthwhile course.

A clear explanation of the issues related to stress, access to some simple tools to help individuals manage stress and the opportunity to delve significantly deeper via the additional tools that you are made aware of.

Engaging and informative

I thought the course was good. It was easy to listen to, clear and concise giving 'food for thought'.


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useful training

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Legislations relating to Workplace Stress

It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work. Take a look at relevant legislation below.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 together ensure that employers have legal responsibility to ensure the health and safety at work of all employees. And this includes minimising the risks of illnesses or injuries relating to stress.

Health and Safety policy should address the issue of stress at work and effective risk assessments relating to stress should be carried out and regularly monitored.

It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work of all his employees.

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Section 2 (1)

Helping employees recognise and tackle stress also goes some way to fulfilling the duty of the employee to his or her colleagues:

It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other persons who may be affected by his acts or omissions at work

The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Section 7
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