Stress Management


This programme is designed to help and support employees address problems created by work environment and to help employers reduce their stress related costs.

Course Overview

  • To define the concept of stress and recognise the personal and organisational costs associated with high levels of stress.

  • Identify the causes of stress and the impact on your work performance and life in general

  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of stress in both yourself and other people

  • Identify a range of stress reduction techniques and coping strategies

  • Utilise methods for coping and managing stress through the development of your personal Stress Management Plan.


Defining Stress:

  • Differentiating between the positive and negative stress

  • Stress and the human body "Flight of Fight" response

  • Negative stress and impact on your work performance and life in general

Recognising Effects of Stress:

  • What causes Stress?

  • What are the signs and symptoms of Stress?

  • Recognising our own "workplace stressors"

  • The "Well Being Scale" - recognising stress in our lives

Stress Reduction Techniques and Coping Strategies:

  • "Fire Fighting" skills

  • Restorative skills

  • "Feel Good" fixes

  • Life enhancement skills

  • Positive Thinking - reframing - asserting yourself

  • Gaining control of your time and life

Personal Development:

  • Formulating a personal Stress Management Plan

What will I get from the course?

  • Understand what motivates you and the people you deal with every day.

  • Focus on what is in your control to do.

  • Understand the power of asking and of listening.

  • Know how to use specific stress reduction techniques.

  • Learn to switch off for the sake of your relationships and your health.

  • Set sensible boundaries for yourself and for others.

Delivery Method


½ Day


Full Safetech certification of attendance is provided on successful completion of the course.

Max. No Of Participants

15 per course

Funding Available


If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.


If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.