L6 Certificate in the Management of Work-Related Stress -  Online (20 Credits)

CertificateManagement of Work-Related Stress

Part Time
Cork Road
30 weeks

Applications for this programme will open in September 2020. Please visit the website again then for further details . 

With ongoing social distancing regulations likely to continue in place into the academic year 2020/21 WIT is reviewing delivery modes of part-time courses for the coming year. This may mean a change from the typical course delivery schedule. 

Management of Work-Related Stress 

The Certificate in the Management of Work-Related Stress is an online course appealing to a variety of occupations. Although originally designed for those working in the Health and Social Care settings, it is suitable across a wide range of organisations.  The course consists of two ten credit modules. Module 1 aims to equip workers with the requisite skills, knowledge and competencies to manage their personal levels of work-related stress. Module 2 aims to help workers create a less stressful working environment.


100% continuous assessment through written portfolio.


Management of Work-Related Stress,  Special Purpose Award

In order to facilitate the delivery of programmes during the Covid-19 pandemic, module outline and order may change slightly for the academic year 2020/2021.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Introduction to StressThe Organisation and Stress
Prevention of StressInterpersonal Skills, Listening and Assertiveness
Learning Ways of Coping with your StressLeadership and Motivation
Changing How you Think about ThingsManaging the Process of Change
Giving Feedback and Constructive CriticismOrganisational Policies
Learning to Deal with Behaviours you find ChallengingRisk Assessment
Learning How to RelaxErgonomics

Management of Work-Related Stress Entry Requierments

Applicants must demonstrate that they have sufficient competency in spoken and written english language in order to pursue a specific course.

Please consult the WIT english language requirements pages for further information.

This programme will complement existing qualifications for workers wanting to engage in strategies to address stress management in their working environment, in a variety of occupational settings, whilst also addressing own personal levels of stress. This training can signal opportunity for change in your organisation providing you with the requisites skills to enhance healthy and balanced stress management practices.

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