Coping in a high-pressure environment

Professional Development


Pressure can bring out the best in people, but stress has become the number one cause of long-term absence from work.

Delegates will recognise the signs and symptoms of stress in themselves and others. They will then look at coping strategies and proactive techniques to prevent pressure building into stress.

This course is designed for staff working within teams or alone.

Suitable For

This course is designed for all staff to provide a general overview and awareness of the topic.

2 CPD hours
2 hours

Learning Outcomes

Having attended this course, delegates will:

  • Be able to identify the signs, symptoms and potential causes of stress
  • Be able to identify actions they can take to deal with pressure and demands more effectively
  • Recognise the steps they can take to minimise stress

Course Content

  • Introduction
  • Stress styles
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Effects of stress
  • Principles of coping with stress
  • Preventing stress at work