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CPD Understanding Stress

Course Overview

Stress can have a huge impact on daily life, work, and mental well-being, as well as the people around you. Our online CPD Understanding Stress short course is perfect for both employers looking for stress management training for staff, or individuals looking for a stress management course to gain knowledge and understanding for personal development or professional reasons.

This stress management online course covers a range of areas including the definition and causes of stress, the effects stress can have on the body, work related stress, stress management techniques and how to support people experiencing stress.

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 definition of stress

Understand the definition of ‘stress’, the causes and effects of stress and internal and external demands of stress and how these can be effectively managed.

Section 2: Causes of stress

Examine in greater detail: the main causes of stress, stress in the workplace and the general fear of feeling a lack of control over one’s own life.

Section 3: The effects of stress

Identify the physical effects of stress, the body’s reaction to stress and the possible side-effects it can have on our health.

Section 4: Internal and external demands in daily life that can cause stress

Cover, in more detail, the internal and external demands present in daily life that can cause and heighten levels of stress.

Section 5: Stress management and support

Learn the steps that can be taken to reduce the arduous demands we experience in life which can lead to stress, including how to manage stress in the workplace and at home.

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