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Stress Management in the Workplace Level 3

Course Code: ABC019
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Tackle whatever day-to-day stresses are thrown your way at work and the best way of dealing with them with this flexible home-learning course. 

On successful completion of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Recognise stress in yourself and others
  • Develop techniques to deal with stress in the workplace
  • Understand how managers and organisations can minimise stress in the workplace

With full tutor support available and no deadlines or timetabling to contend with; learning a new skill has never been easier. A simple and stress-free way to study all from the comfort of your own home.

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be sent via post or email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Home learning is a convenient way to boost your skills so enrol with us today and join the 50,000 people who have improved their career prospects by studying with us.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Stress in the workplace: what causes it and what it does to people
    • Explain what causes stress in the workplace
    • Define the relationship between pressure and stress in the workplace
    • Understand the various ways workplace stress affects people
    • Identify and differentiate between common stressors and stressors that affect only some people
    Unit 2: How stress affects different people in different ways
    • Define differences in people’s personalities
    • Explain how workplace stress affects different people in different ways
    • Demonstrate how different people change their behaviour when experiencing increasing levels of stress
    • Describe the relationships between values, character, organisational culture and stress in the workplace
    Unit 3: Learning how to deal with your own stress
    • Identify tactics for dealing with stress in the workplace as it happens
    • Plan how to develop oneself to reduce the likelihood of experiencing stress in the workplace
    • Understand how emotional intelligence helps reduce stress in the workplace
    • Identify and deal with any factors in his or her job role that may lead to stress
  • Unit 4: Workplace relationships and how to make them less stressful
    • Define and explain the links between workplace stress, conflict and organisational politics
    • Make use of a range of conflict-handling methods
    • Understand the relationship between workplace stress and his or her leadership style and capabilities
    • Maximise the potential benefits of positive relationships in the workplace
    Unit 5: Managing stress - the role of the manager
    • Understand why managers need to get to know employees as individuals so that they can work together to minimise the potential for stress in the workplace
    • Set appropriate behavioural expectations that will minimise stress amongst employees
    • Give effective feedback that reduces the possibility of employee stress due to uncertainty
    • Find ways of tapping into employees’ own motivations to maximise job satisfaction, thereby reducing stress
    Unit 6: Stress and the organisation - responsibilities and strategies for dealing with workplace stress
    • Describe the responsibilities organisations have towards their employees with regard to minimising stress in the workplace
    • Explain the links between an organisation’s values and stress management in the workplace
    • Explain how training and development can help reduce stress in the workplace
    • Promote the benefits to organisations of ensuring that workplace stress is kept to the absolute minimum

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

  • Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Stress Management in the Work Place Level 3 Certification.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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