Resilience is the ability to deal with the buffeting forces of life with positivity, fortitude, and self-compassion.  Work-related resilience is developing and applying these skills and mindsets to the ever-changing face of work.


The Certificate in Work-Related Resilience is suitable for anyone who wants to know more about resilience in relation to the workplace. Please note this course is designed to provide the underpinning theory of work-related resilience and doesn’t include any skills development.  The course carries 1 CPD point for each hour of study and can be used as a stepping stone to further training.


The Certificate in Work-Related Resilience is taken over one year through supported distance learning.  You can complete the course quicker if you choose.  Features of distance learning include:

  • Flexibility: Start your course anytime and learn from anywhere.
  • Accreditation and credibility:

    – CPD certification from the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP).  You can apply for student membership of the NCP at the start of your study.

    – There is the opportunity to apply for full membership of the NCP upon qualification depending on criteria fulfilment.

  • Community: Access to our Facebook Learning Hub.  Study-buddies are encouraged.
  • Materials and resources provided: Course textbooks and learning materials.
  • Tutor support: Quick turnaround for queries and marking (one week) with support by email, phone, post and online.  You are constantly encouraged with quality feedback and challenge.
National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP)

The NCP is one of the longest established and prestigious societies of its type in the UK and enjoys an international reputation.    Wellness Professionals at Work is an accredited provider of CPD with the NCP.  Each hour of this course counts towards CPD points.  At course completion, you can apply for full membership as long as you fulfil membership criteria.


Defining resilience – Life areas and resilience – Signs of low resilience – The interconnectivity between stress and disease


Employee stressors – Eustress Vs Distress – Primary, secondary and tertiary workplace interventions

Redundancy – Career change – Long-term unemployment – Working past retirement – Business start-up

Taking ownership – understanding personal values – fostering self-care – extending purpose and meaning – improving self-compassion


Eating healthily – exercise – smoking cessation – sensible drinking – basic nutrition – workplace ideas:  healthy snacks, workplace cookbook, supporting local/community foodie companies



Building perseverance – developing problem-solving skills – changing perspective – improving adaptability – improving confidence and self-esteem – increasing optimism – increasing pro-activity – personal networking – viewing change as opportunity

Managing strong emotions – building perseverance – improving confidence and self-esteem – improving self-compassion – laughter and humour

Effective questioning – active listening – assertive communication – developing a non-judgemental mindset – increasing empathy

Environmental stress – nature in the office – ergonomics  – creating a positive workspace

Occupational health – human resources – counselling – physiotherapy – health and wellbeing newsletter – promoting an open management style – training managers in mental wellbeing of staff –  promoting positive change management – managing workloads – training staff in new skills – offering resilience coaching – encouraging autonomy – rewarding good work – flexible working arrangements – recess time – encouraging teamwork – collaboration spaces – wellbeing newsletter – workshops – fitness and physical activity programmes – wellbeing days – health fairs – rest and rejuvenation – incentives – making time for fun – company retreats


Each module has guided reading plus a 1000 word assignment.


Your fee of £699 includes:

  • CPD recognition from the National Council of Psychotherapists
  • opportunity to apply for full membership of the NCP upon criteria fulfilment
  • access to Wellness Professionals at Work Facebook Learning Hub
  • study-buddies
  • course textbooks and learning materials
  • tutor support by email, phone, post and online

UK postal charges are included in the above costs. International postage will incur additional costs. Please email Laurel on for additional cost.

You can pay by bank transfer or online.


Payment options:

  • Pay in FULL in advance.
  • Pay an initial £399 upon enrolment plus two standing order instalments of £150.


1          Send an email informing of your payment to and you will be emailed across an enrolment form to complete and return.

2          Pay online here or contact Laurel to make a bank transfer arrangement