Managing Wellbeing and Mental Health in the Workplace Short course


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This mental health and wellbeing awareness short course will highlight the positive effects of proactive and supportive mental health and wellbeing policies in the workplace.

Poor mental health can have a profound effect on the productivity of a business and employers have a responsibility to ensure that the workplace doesn't negatively effect their employees’ mental health. The Institute of Directors reported that in 2015, 127 million hours of work were lost due to mental health related absence.

This course will give you an insight into the effect of work on mental health and the impact of poor mental health in the workplace. It will discuss the range of support and guidance available to employers and discuss ways to promote positive mental health in the workplace.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Face to face
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  • Single bookings: £105
  • Multirate (3 or more courses booked at same time): £90
  • APC rate: £70
  • Apprenticeship rate: £70
  • Retired rate: £70

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll cover:

  • the scale of the problem and the cost of poor mental health
  • the impact of mental health on the workplace
  • the effect of work on mental health
  • the benefits of managing health and wellbeing
  • legal issues, guidance and support
  • promoting and managing positive mental health in the workplace


You will be taught by Michelle Juchau, a Chartered member of Institute of Occupational Safety & Health and Programme Leader of the postgraduate Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Management courses at the University of Portsmouth.

She has a wealth of experience in the enforcement and practice of health and safety, gained from her time as an HM Inspector of Health and Safety, a Health and Safety Manager within the private sector and now as an academic in the field.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

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