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CIEH Stress Awareness Certificate

Who Should Attend?

The level of the qualification is aimed at general workers, however it would provide a suitable introduction to the issue of work-related stress for more senior staff.


1 day


This course is aimed at raising awareness of likely sources of work-related stress, the range of symptoms and effects it can cause and the options available for its control. While


  • Definitions of stress.
  • Stress as an occupational health hazard.
  • Identification of basic workplace stressors.
  • Development of basic controls for work-related stressors.
  • Responsibilities imposed under UK legislation.


By the end of the course delegates will be able to

  • explain what is meant by the term stress and in particular work-related stress.
  • explain the importance of controlling stress in the workplace.
  • explain the typical stress related factors in the workplace.
  • identify stress in colleagues and themselves.
  • advise on and implement controls in the workplace to reduce stress.
  • monitor colleagues and themselves in relation to stress at work.

Additional Information

The assessment is by means of a review of the students’ own work practices and is designed to be completed under tutor supervision following the training.