Who is this course for?
Are you looking to increase your understanding of anxiety?
Want to understand how to support those around you who may be struggling?
Want to grow and develop as a leader?
Want to understand and know how to support friends and colleagues?
Then this course may be for you.
This short ‘CPD certified’ programme of learning is a great addition to your CV to show your commitment to mental health and wellbeing. This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the causes and effects of anxiety, along with its management.
- Study anywhere and at your own pace.
- Enrol at any time.
- Complete within 4 weeks of being given access to the course.
This course is split into five manageable sections:
Section 1: The meaning of 'anxiety' and 'panic attack'
In this section, you will learn what is meant by the terms ‘anxiety’ and ‘panic attack’.
Section 2: Causes of anxiety
You will study the possible causes of anxiety in this section.
Section 3: The effects of anxiety
This section covers the physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety and the effects of anxiety on an individual and their family and friends.
Section 4: How ways of thinking and behaving affect anxiety
You will look at what happens in a cycle of negative thinking, how an individual's personality and outlook on life can increase or decrease anxiety and the effects of positive thinking.
Section 5: Anxiety management and support
In this section, you will cover examples of self-help for anxiety, activities to manage anxiety, and local support and treatment.
This course is purely online. You will learn from the comfort of your own home, in your own time and at your own pace. By enrolling on this course you will get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
There are no formal entry requirements, but you will need to provide evidence that you have been a resident of the UK/EU for the past three years and aged 19+. You would also need a good level of English in order to understand the course materials and complete the course.
As you would be studying from home you would need an internet connection and access to a computer, tablet or smartphone.
How will progress be monitored and assessed?
Your learning is completed online through our online learning platform. All assessments are completed on that platform and you receive immediate feedback as they are marked online, automatically.
Successful completion of this course will provide you with a CPD Certified certificate in Understanding Anxiety that you can add to your CV and use to support those around you.
All certificates are available in digital format that you can download from your portal once you have completed the course. A printed copy is available at request for an additional charge. See Costs and Fees below for more information.
After completing this course, could I progress onto another course?
At the end of this course you will be able to enrol on further SAFL or college courses. See our full course offer here.
Costs and Fees?
Course cost: £15
To request a printed certificate please email Contact_Safl@sandwell.gov.uk with your request.
Please note there will be a £10 fee for printing, processing and postage.
Concessions on course costs
100% Concession if in receipt of Universal Credit, Job Seekers or Employment Support allowance.
50% Concession if aged 60+.