Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding stress and raise awareness of the harmful effects stress can have on individuals and those closest to them. The course is ideal for anyone who would like more information on this subject for personal reasons, or anyone who would like to work with, and support, individuals with stress.
Why should I choose the course?
Benefits against other Understanding Stress courses:
Learn from your own home, in your own time
You will have access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
What will I learn?
Section 1: The definition of stress
In this section, you will 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
You will 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
In this section, you will 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
You will 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
This section introduces the steps that can be taken to reduce the arduous demands we experience in life which can lead to stress.
What will the course lead on to?
We offer a wide range of other CPD courses. For further information please refer to the website, or contact our Learner services team on 01925 494400
Are there any links with industry and university?
All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements but learners should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT equipment and the internet and any books or stationery the learner wishes to purchase themselves.
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