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CPD Understanding Anxiety

Course Overview

Research shows that the number of people experiencing and suffering with anxiety is on the rise, especially since the Covid-19 pandemic, so it is more important than ever that people know how to manage and minimise it. Whether the anxiety is caused by work or exam pressures, financial problems, health issues or something else, everyone can experience anxiety.

Our online CPD anxiety course is perfect for individuals wanting to upskill for personal or professional reasons, or employers looking for an anxiety training course for their staff. It will give you the knowledge needed to understand the causes and effects of anxiety, how to support people who suffer from anxiety, and how to manage anxiety.

Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

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Section 1: The meaning of 'anxiety' and 'panic attack'

Learn what is meant by the terms ‘anxiety’ and ‘panic attack’.

Section 2: Causes of anxiety

Study the possible causes of anxiety in this section.

Section 3: The effects of anxiety

Explore the physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety and the effects of anxiety on an individual and their family and friends.

Section 4: How ways of thinking and behaving affect anxiety

Look at what happens in a cycle of negative thinking, how an individual's personality and outlook on life can increase or decrease anxiety and the effects of positive thinking.

Section 5: Anxiety management and support

Cover examples of self-help for anxiety, activities to manage anxiety, and local support and treatment.

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