Understanding anxiety - eLearning (01HN02CL/20)

Online Course

Course details

This free short programme is suitable if you would like to develop your general knowledge of anxiety and its causes and effects or if you are a job seeker and would like to add this course to your CV. All of us experience occasional anxiety but when it is persistent, uncontrollable and overwhelming it becomes disabling. Training in understanding anxiety is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and understanding, whether it is for personal reasons or for potential employment within a care sector setting.

What do I need to join the course?

In order to join this eLearning course you will need: A reliable internet connection and a computer, laptop, or tablet. You may also choose to use a headset or earphones. You will need to have access to the East Riding eLearn platform and joining instructions will be sent to you after you have enrolled.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

No specific equipment is required to attend the course, although pens & paper for taking notes whilst the training is in progress may be useful. You should ensure that you have a suitable place to study that is free from any distractions.

How will I learn?

This is an eLearning course, which allows you to work at your own pace. Once logged on to eLearn you can access the course on your dashboard. You will find information to read and questions to take part in which must be answered correctly to progress through the course.

What will I learn?

On the course you will learn:

  • What is meant by the terms ‘anxiety’ and ‘panic attack’ and the possible causes of anxiety.
  • The physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety and the effects of anxiety on an individual and their family and friends.
  • How ways of thinking and behaving affect anxiety
  • About self-help for anxiety and local support and treatment.

What could I do next?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses. If you want to try a different subject then we offer a range of opportunities in computer skills, English, maths, employability, creative skills, retail, photography, supporting teaching and learning in schools etc. To view our course offer visit our course pages.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.