Stress awareness


Explains what stress is and how it can affect an individual’s mind and body.

Discusses how organisations are affected and how they can address it and how to analyse and assess work-related stress.

Demonstrates important stress relief techniques and how to manage stress properly.


Stress can be caused by and affect all aspects of our lives and no one is immune. If we allow stress to become a negative influence, it can have a severe impact on both our mental and physical health. HSE statistics show that nearly 10 million working days were lost in the UK because of work-related stress, at a cost of nearly £5.5 billion to the UK economy.

The Courses123 Stress Awareness eLearning course focuses on the most common causes of stress. Stress can affect anyone, and what one person finds stressful, someone else might not. The course acknowledges the different reactions individuals can have when faced with a stressful situation and explores the physical, emotional, cognitive and behavioural responses.

It is essential to understand and be able to recognise the common causes of stress to ensure the wellbeing of your employees. The course also discusses how to analyse and assess work-related stress and how employers can address it. The course also demonstrates tips and techniques to help relieve and manage stress such as deep breathing, yoga and positive thinking. The link between a healthy lifestyle and stress management is also explored. There is also information about where to find advice and support.

Who's it for?

This course is suitable for all employees in all organisations. However it most suitable for those with roles that are demanding  and more stress inducing.

Course outline

Duration: 75 Minutes

Test: Users are required to take a final test consisting of 10 default questions. The default pass mark is 70%.