Qualification Title: Certificate in Stress Awareness (Level 2)
Duration: Half day
Prerequisite: Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace
Assessment: Individual self-assessment
This qualification complements the Level 2 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace. It seeks to advise and guide those interested in protecting themselves and their workforce from the damaging effects of stress. This qualification is appropriate for all employees, especially those dealing with the public, working to targets or deadlines, providing services, training, or supervising or managing. This certificate will prepare employees to look carefully at their own work activities and contribute to the development of strategies to combat work-related stress, in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.
On successful completion of the qualification, the learner will have the ability to:
- Identify likely sources of work-related stress
- Identify the range of symptoms and effects stress can cause
- Identify the options available for preventing and controlling stress.