Level 1 & 2
Level 1 will be able to:
Describe what is meant by the term ‘stress’.
Explain the UK context of stress.
Recognise the organisational impact of stress.
Understand the legal implications of not managing stress.
Understand what can be done to manage stress in our lives.
Level 2 as well as the learning objectives above, will be able to:
Know how they would implement the stress management measures required, or how they have already been implemented in their organisation by:
Reviewing the six Management Standards to identify ways the standards can be met.
Identifying whether their organisation is meeting the six Management Standards.
Knowing what the organisation can do where it is identified that they are not meeting the standards.
Knowing the importance of a suitable and sufficient risk assessment.
Target Population: All staff
Level 1: 3 hours
Level 2: 5 hours
Certification: Level 1 or 2 Award in Stress Awareness.
Assessment: Knowledge assessment via a question paper.
Number of Participants: 20 Maximum.
Stress Awareness Training:
Is based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act of 1974 and the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations to manage stress in the workplace.
Is useful in helping business owners, managers, supervisors, team leaders and employees to recognise that policies and working procedures can, if managed well, reduce stress in the workplace.
At Level 2, can help those in authority know how they can implement controls and where they can get additional information to manage stress within their organisation.