Managing Mental Health at Work Training

Stress, anxiety and depression are serious health hazards in the workplace. These hazards account for 51% of all new and longstanding cases of work-related ill-health.

According to the UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics, there were 828 000 cases of work-related stress, depression or anxiety between 2019 and 2020, resulting in the loss of 17.9 million working days.

Our Managing Mental Health at Work Training Course will help your leaders spot the signs of stress, understand the causes and what to do to combat stress.

For non-managers, see our Mental Health at Work Course.

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Mental Health at Work for Managers

About this Course

Available as part of our Compliance Essentials Library.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Appreciate the risks and consequences of work-related mental health issues
  • Identify the measures that our Company has implemented to control the risks of anxiety, stress and depression
  • Recognise what steps you can take to manage the risks of stress, anxiety and depression at work
  • Take appropriate action to prevent and manage stress, anxiety and depression within your team

Latest Course Updates

  • Full review conducted by a Subject Matter Expert
  • Text & image updates throughout the course
  • Updated activities & scenarios
  • Updated post-course assessment

Course Outline


What are stress, anxiety & depression?

You decide: Causes of stress, anxiety & depression

What causes stress, anxiety & depression

Alistair's assignment

You decide: What are the indicators of anxiety & stress?

What to watch out for

Scenario: Starting a conversation

Talking about anxiety, stress & depression

Best practice for dealing with work-related stress

Taking practical steps as a manager

Caring for your own wellbeing as a manager

Best practice for managers




Course Specifications




Approximately 20-minute long e-learning course followed by a 10-question assessment.



Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels. No previous knowledge or experience is required.



SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via a client style sheet.



All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility). AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC.



Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS.



Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages.



Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary.

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