Level 5 Diploma in Well-being and Stress Management


The CPCAB Diploma in Well-being and Stress Management is an NVQ Equivalent competance based course. It is a unique award accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) and is an essential part of any stress professional’s profile. It won a National Training Award in 2005.

Who is it for?

The programme is a must for many people from self employed trainers, members of an organisational training team, human resources managers, occupational health nurses, health and safety managers, health practitioners, coaches, counsellors, therapists.

  • Demonstrate your competence in stress management in line with the HSE management standards launched in 2004.
  • Present a business case to Executive Teams in organisations in relation to stress at work.
  • Design and run stress management programmes/one to one sessions for managers who need to meet the requirements of the HSE management standards and for staff who are experiencing stress at work.
  • Use a range of techniques and activities to help individuals to recognise and deal with stress in their lives.
  • Access an expert support network to keep you up to date with the constant changes in the field of stress.
Premier Life Skills Ltd is the only stress and well-being training company offering The Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) accredited Diploma level 5 courses in Wellbeing and Stress Management and Stress Coaching.

The Training Course comprises 9 Units of Competence as follows:

  • Design and present information on the physiology of stress
  • Design and present information on the physiology of breathing
  • Design and present information on voluntary muscles and their function
  • Create and design methods to describe the main contributing factors and causes of stress related problems
  • Identify methods and techniques to elicit the relaxation response
  • Create and design information to describe the benefits of healthy lifestyles and effective coping strategies
  • Development training and development strategies to meet organisational requirements
  • Programme planning
  • Basic teaching and presentation skills
Course Layout
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    Receive all the information you will need to design and deliver well-being and stress management training.

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    A break of around 9/10 weeks where you will gain some experience of delivering well-being and or stress management training/coaching, undertake additional research and prepare your portfolio.

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    When you return for your final 3 days we will watch you complete a 45 minute micro teaching sessions to assess your training delivery skills.

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    We will assess your completed portfolio.

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    Typically we would expect the programme and associated study to take approximately 112 hours.

Training Pack

The Each delegate will be given:

  • A folder of training data
  • A stress management training manual
  • The course standards
  • Portfolio building materials

£1,600.00 + VAT = £1,920.00

Getting There

The Elstead Hotel
Knyveton Road
01202 293827

Should you require accommodation The Elstead Hotel can offer a reduced rate which only applies if you contact reservations direct and inform the reception staff you are on a course provided by Premier Life Skills.

If your dream is to present Stress reduction to groups or individuals in a way that makes a difference then the Well-being and Stress Management Diploma is for you. Excellent six days of foundational training and practice, superb presenters, up to date and relevant information handbooks with guided self-learning to produce your own teaching portfolio. I could not have asked for more. Highly recommended and well worth the investment.

– Linda du Preez