Managing stress aims to help learners understand the nature of stress, explore people’s responses to stress, develop an understanding of common stress symptoms, explore how people cope with stress, demonstrate stress management techniques, understand the role of relaxation, describe the benefits of nutrition and diet, understand the impact of self-esteem on stress, develop awareness of goal setting and time management techniques.
131 million days were lost due to sickness absences in the UK in 2011, down from 178 million days in 1993. The occupations that reported the highest rates of work-related stress in the last three years were health and social service managers, teachers and social welfare associate professionals.
Stress can be defined as the experience of unpleasant over – or under-stimulation which actually or potentially leads to ill health. Stress is the result of a mismatch between the challenges you experience and your belief in your ability to cope. This course will assist you to help others analyse and cope with stress in their lives. It is fully comprehensive so no previous knowledge, experience or qualifications are required.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework. ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our students.
Up to 60 hours, which is around 20 minutes per day for 6 months.
You have up to a year to complete this course and we have included a suggested number of study hours. This is usually ample time for learners, even with full-time jobs and other commitments. Don’t worry if you go over the year though, we can organise an extension to your course for a small fee, which also extends your tutor support.
The course is specially designed for study by distance learning. Throughout the course, there will be self-assessment questions, and tutor marked assignments (TMAs), to enable you to monitor your progress.
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). You can read more about ABC here. Tens of thousands of people each year further their education with an ABC award.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.
You will receive everything you need to complete this course within the study pack we send to you.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).
Very thorough and in depth course, completed for my own personal interest. Great support from the college.