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NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Managing Stress at Work

NEBOSH have partnered with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to create the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Managing Stress at Work

According to NICE, 3.7 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of work-related stress, anxiety and depression, costing £28.3 billion. This qualification will ensure learners are trained in HSE’s current approach to managing and controlling stress at work. Upon completion, learners will have the knowledge to be able to recognise the causes and effects of stress; identify work-related stress risks within your workplace; and apply suitable interventions to prevent and reduce stress.

The course is suitable for anyone responsible for managing people or for managing workplace stress and is designed to help delegates identify and reduce workplace stressors to create a positive, healthier workplace.

By adopting the principles taught in this qualification you can empower your employees to create a positive workplace, and significantly reduce the causes and effects of workplace stress.

This course is available in-company, which is where Make UK deliver training for a group of employees at your organisation on a day and at a time to suit. You can also choose the location –your office or perhaps one of Make UK’s training venues. 

Additionally, Make UK can work with you to develop a bespoke programme that focuses the learning outcomes on your specific requirements, getting right to the heart of your objectives and goals. We’ll embed your organisation’s values, competencies and working practices with an approach that has great impact and immediate relevance.

Course Dates

No open courses currently scheduled, but in-company delivery can be arranged.

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Benefits of NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Managing Stress at Work

Delegate benefits 

This course is ideal for anyone in a senior management or leadership role

  • Gives you the confidence to support colleagues
  • Enables you to positively impact the culture of your organisation
  • Supports academic and career progression

Business benefits 

Businesses supporting learners undertaking NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Managing Stress at Work can expect to benefit in a variety of ways:

  • Build valuable in-house expertise
  • Enhance your organisation’s reputation, which supports with attracting and retaining talent
  • Boost staff performance and productivity

Who is this course for?

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Managing Stress at Work is suitable for anyone responsible for managing people or for managing workplace stress. This could include:

  • Health and safety professionals
  • Human resource professionals
  • Line managers and supervisors
  • Occupational health professionals


There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Learners should have a suitable standard of English language to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

Course contents

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Managing Stress at Work course covers:

Key Principles

  • Understand common terms and the relationships between work-related stress, pressure and mental health/mental illness 
  • Understand the prevalence and costs of stress and mental ill-health in the workplace 
  • Recognise the signs and effects of work-related stress
  • Understand the responsibilities of employers to workers relating to work-related stress 

Identification of Risk

  • Understand the causes of workplace stress
  • Apply the HSE’s Management Standards

Implementing interventions

  • Develop practical options to address and reduce workplace stressors
  • Develop practical options to manage effects of stress and its impact in the workplace
  • Develop ways to continually improve the workplace


How the Course is Assessed

A one-hour multiple-choice assessment is completed at the end of the course. You will be presented with a realistic workplace scenario and will answer multiple-choice questions focused on the principles learnt throughout the course.


Successful delegates are awarded a certificate.

Who are Make UK?

Make UK has been helping companies to keep themselves and their employees safe for over 125 years.
Together, we help your business perform and grow.

Why Choose Make UK to Study?

Make UK Environmental, Health & Safety tutors delivering this course are passionate about promoting good mental health in the workplace.

For your convenience, costs quoted are inclusive of tuition, course materials, assessment, and certificate, which is awarded for successful completion of the qualification. Make UK will also provide additional resources that support the course material.

Make UK have supported the HSE’s Working Minds campaign since its launch in November 2021.