HLTWHS006 - Manage personal stressors in the work environment

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Unit code: HLTWHS006 | Study level: TAFE
Footscray Nicholson
St Albans


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain health and wellbeing by preventing and managing personal stress.  This unit applies to work in a range of health and community services settings, in particular work roles that operate in high stress situations and circumstances.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • developed, implemented and reviewed 1 personal stress management plan that includes identified sources, triggers and responses to stress, and;
  • used strategies from personal stress management plan to manage 2 stressful situations in the workplace involving colleagues and/or clients.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

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