Level 1 & 2

Stress Awareness

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The Stress Awareness training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.

Contact us for further information.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants at:

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.

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Course Overview

Target Population:  All staff 

Course Duration:  

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: 16 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.