Learning to cope with unavoidable emotions like stress is essential to living a better quality of life. If you're struggling to manage stress or would like to help others better manage their stress levels, this online stress management course is for you.
You'll learn the importance of self-awareness and how small changes can improve your life. We'll teach you how to recognise different types of stress, the factors contributing to these feelings and how they can translate into physical symptoms. Once you're able to identify stress in yourself, you'll explore coping methods, support agencies and how to help others better manage stress.
What you'll learn
Unit 1 - What is Stress
Start off your journey into stress management firstly by gaining an understanding of how common the condition is and being able to identify the different types of stress: acute, episodic, chronic, and acute on chronic. To build upon your basic knowledge, we’ll also reveal the positive and negative impacts of stress.
Unit 2 - Recognising Stress
Self-awareness is integral to managing stress. This section of the course is dedicated to helping you recognise the condition within yourself, what factors might be triggering feelings of stress, and help you understand the impact of multiple stressors.
Unit 3 - Stress Management
Here we’ll delve into the world of emotional resilience and the role it plays in stress management. You’ll explore how healthy lifestyle habits help to reduce the effects of stress and discover self-help approaches that can be incorporated into your daily routine.
Unit 4 - When Stress Becomes Overwhelming
When stress becomes overwhelming it is important to be able to identify signs of burnout and the possibility of developing a mental illness. This section will help to address this and equip you with the knowledge of support available whilst helping you grasp the role of psychological therapies.
Unit 5 - Recognising Stress in Others
In this final section, you’ll learn how to identify stress in other people and ways in which you can provide them with support. We’ll highlight the best ways you can help the individual who is experiencing stress.
With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 students were awarded certification by NCFE last year.
NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the specific needs of learners. These courses fit in where there are no other regulated qualifications are available. Meaning you can achieve recognition from a well-respected awarding body, even if there isn’t a pre-existing qualification in a certain subject area.
On completion of this Stress Management Level 2 Course, successful learners will be awarded an NCFE Customised Qualification. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home.
How is this course assessed or examined?
There are no exams for this course, and you will be assessed through assignments marked by your personal tutor. This might include essays, presentations, research projects, or practical learning sessions. Information on how you'll be assessed will be included in your study pack.
There are no formal entry requirements for this Stress Management Level 2 course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English.