Wellbeing Support at Work
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What is a Wellbeing Support at Work Course?
This interactive Wellbeing Support at Work course is designed to equip you, and your team, with the skills and knowledge needed to provide effective support to others, while also taking care of your own wellbeing. The skills learned will help you to build personal resilience and bounce back when faced with situations that are stressful, upsetting or challenging.
Prioritising wellbeing in the workplace can benefit both employees and employers, leading to improved physical and mental health, higher job satisfaction, increased productivity, and better retention rates. This short course is ideal for all roles within the workforce.
Why Choose to Train with the British Red Cross?
For more than 35 years, Red Cross Training has been providing training to businesses. With a focus on regulated training in the first aid industry and mental health at work training that was developed through real-world experience and expertise, we have established an excellent reputation, delivering valuable services and training to individuals and organisations throughout the UK.
This online Wellbeing Support at Work course utilises the same framework we use to train our own teams, who through their work, are routinely supporting individuals facing hugely diverse challenges and difficult situations. This versatile framework can be utilised to support the wellbeing of your employees or team members.
Did you know?
The Red Cross has a global reputation in providing both emotional and practical support during crises.
By learning with the British Red Cross, you'll benefit from the expertise of our teams in supporting people in emotionally challenging situations.
The course content is based on the globally recognised CALMER psychosocial framework.
What's Included int the Wellbeing Support at Work Course?
The online Wellbeing Support at Work course has been developed as an introduction for learners to some of the core skills needed for them to better cope when faced with challenges at work, helping to improve communication and motivation.
This two-hour core course is the foundation of all other courses from which learners can build their skills.
During the Wellbeing Support at Work course learners will gain a deeper understanding of the following concepts and learn practical techniques to apply them in their daily lives:
1. Introduction to supporting others and yourself:
- Understanding individual reactions to a difficult situation.
- Understanding the impact of powerful emotions and ambiguous loss.
- Recognising how the window of tolerance can help people thrive in everyday life.
2. Effective communication and active listening:
- Understanding the importance of effective communication in providing support.
- Developing tools to build rapport and trust.
3. Identifying and responding to others' needs:
- Understanding different personalities, cultures, and backgrounds.
- Identifying the needs of others.
- Developing effective responses, resources, and support strategies.
4. Building resilience and coping skills:
- Understanding the importance of personal resilience when helping yourself and others.
- Developing strategies for managing stress and building resilience.
- Developing skills for self-compassion.
Learners access the wellbeing support at work course materials through our learning management system (LMS) at their own convenience, making this the most versatile and flexible version of this course.
Learners cover the course modules independently, which can be beneficial if you have learners who may not be comfortable talking about mental health publicly. This online Wellbeing Support at Work course is also a great choice for those that prefer to work through learning at their own pace and have time limitations.
Assessment and Certificate
This is not an assessed course. Learners will receive a certificate of learning after they have covered all the modules of the course and engaged in activities designed to help them develop the tools and resources, they need to apply the skills in a real-life environment.
This online Wellbeing Support at Work suitable for all learners over the age of 16.
Mental health training can be emotionally challenging. Some learners may experience unexpected emotions during the training as a result of past experiences. The course content is varied and may include relatable trauma or crisis experienced by some individuals. Learners should ensure that they look after themselves and take time out of this course if needed.
For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.
For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.
All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.
E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.
Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.
Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.
Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.
You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.