Overview of HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

This course is conducted 100% online, no practical sessions are involved

This course is designed for individuals who work in high-stress environments such as emergency services, healthcare, and other demanding sectors, particularly where shiftwork is a feature of the role. Students will learn about the causes and effects of workplace stress, identify personal stressors and triggers, strategies for managing short- and long-term stress, develop a personalised stress management plan based on your interests and needs. And the importance of seeking help when necessary to build resilience to manage short- and long-term stress It also covers the legal and ethical responsibilities of employers and employees in relation to workplace health and safety (WHS), and the communication and documentation requirements for reporting incidents and hazards related to workplace stress to promote a safe, healthy and supportive work environment and reduce the risk of stress-related illness and injury. Certificates issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Welcome to your online course.  The flexible format of the course means that you can log in as many times as required to complete the course - you do not need to complete the course all in one sitting. For our online courses, we recommend that you use Google Chrome as your browser, as other browsers, such as Internet Explorer, may not display the multimedia content of the course. 

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This course is Self Paced - It is expected students may complete the course within 7-8 hours (depending on experience levels).


Learning content is provided in an online format within the course. The assessment component consists of multiple choice questions, written questions, student self-video assessments and incident report forms.


Please note that all case studies within this course are fictional. As a wide variety of job descriptions and workplace environments exist, case studies may not always cover all types of possible scenarios encountered within your job role or scope of work.

However, these case studies should allow you to identify sources of stress and how they manifest in health and/or community services work environment including managing, adjust strategies and recognise when additional resources and/or support is required for :

  • complex client behaviour (emotional, aggressive, cognitive deficit, non-compliance)
  • grief and loss experienced by workers
  • exposure to stressful working conditions and stressful incidents

Work your way through each of the sections below. All sections must be completed.

Once your course is complete you will be emailed your Statement of Attainment.

For support with this course please email: coursedevelopment@allenstraining.com.au

The total cost of this course is $210
  • Introduction to 100% online learning & assessment
  • Acknowledgement of Country
  • Additional Resources
  • Managing Personal Stressors Module 1
  • Managing Personal Stressors Module 2
  • HLTWHS006 Theory Assessment
  • Managing Personal Stressors - Summary Slide
  • HLTWHS006 Performance Task 1 - Develop Stress Management Plan
  • HLTWHS006 Scenario 1 - Work colleague performance
  • HLTWHS006 Scenario 2 - Upset family member
  • HLTWHS006 Performance Task 2 - Evaluate Stress Management Plan
  • Managing Personal Stressors - Final slide
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

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