Mental Health at Work Online Course

Stress, anxiety and depression are serious health hazards in the workplace. They 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, 828 000 cases of work-related stress, depression or anxiety were recored between 2019 and 2020, resulting in the loss of 17.9 million working days.

Our Mental Health at Work Online Course will help your employees spot the signs of stress, understand the causes of stress and how to combat it.

We also have a Managing Mental Health at Work course.

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Mental Health at Work

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 anxiety and stress
  • Identify signs of stress in yourself and others
  • Identify the typical causes of stress, anxiety 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

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 causes 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




Course Specifications




Approximately 15-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 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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