Course Duration
11.5 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

  • Written Assessment
  • Oral Questioning

Who Should Attend
The target audience is non-supervisory healthcare workers from all job families detailed in the Career Pathways of the Healthcare and Social Service Skills Framework, and these include the following (non-exhaustive): Pharmacy Technician (Pharmacy) Patient Service Associate (Operations) Patient Service Senior Associate (Operations) Healthcare Assistant /Basic Care Assistant /Nursing Aide (Nursing) Senior Healthcare Assistant / Basic Care Assistant / Nursing Aide (Nursing) Enrolled Nurse (Nursing) Senior Enrolled Nurse (Nursing) Staff Nurse (Nursing) Senior Staff Nurse (Nursing) Therapy Assistant (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy) Senior Therapy Assistant (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy) Therapy Support Associate (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy) Physiotherapist, Senior Physiotherapist Occupational Therapist, Senior Occupational Therapist Speech Therapist, Senior Speech Therapist Social Work Associate (Social Work) Social Worker (Social Work) Assistant Manager/Manager (Social Work) Youth Work Associate (Youth Work) Youth Worker (Youth Work) Assistant Manager/Manager (Youth Work) Social Service Assistant (Care and Programmes) Care Staff / Senior Care Staff (Care and Programmes) Programme Coordinator/Executive (Care and Programmes) Teacher Aide (Early Intervention Teaching) Beginning EI Teacher (Early Intervention Teaching) Early Intervention Teacher/Senior EI Teacher (Early Intervention Teaching) Occupational Therapist (Therapy) Physiotherapist (Therapy) Speech and Language Therapist (Therapy)

Course Overview

The programme, WSQ Enhancing Resilience and Self-care through Effective Stress Management, is designed to equip learners with an understanding of basic self-care principles and apply stress management techniques in coping with work stress and reducing burnout. This program aims to improve the ability of individuals to identify ones stress triggers and emotional state and apply appropriate stress management strategies and/or seek further assistance when required in reducing burnout.

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

  • Identify self-care strategies that boost dietary and physical well-being
  • Apply self-care principles that are appropriate to individuals need
  • Use appropriate strategies to cope with stress and anxiety
  • Identify unwarranted emotional bond or symptoms of stress at work
  • Reflect on self-effectiveness and gain mastery over personal responses at work
  • Express initiative to conduct work-related discussions with co-workers or Reporting Officers
  • Articulate 2 concepts of personal effectiveness


Be able to listen, speak, read and write English and use numeracy skills at a proficiency level equivalent to the following:

  • Employability Skills Workforce Skills Qualifications (ES WSQ) Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 5
  • Employability Skills Workforce Skills Qualifications (ES WSQ) Workplace Numeracy (WPN) Level 5

Course Outline

The program is also aligned with the desired attributes of a healthcare and social service professional where besides compassion and teamwork, the individual is also expected to be adaptable and resilient when encountering changes and challenges in an ever-evolving industry landscape, as depicted in the respective Skills Framework.

  • Learning Unit 1 Physical Self-care: Good Nutrition and Exercise
  • Learning Unit 2 Psychological Self-Care: Managing Stress Well
  • Learning Unit 3 Personal effectiveness to enhance self-care in the workplace

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

A Statement of Attainment (SOA) from SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) will be issued.

Additional Details

  Individual Sponsored Non-SME SME
  w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee $450.00 $481.50 $450.00 $481.50 $450.00 $481.50
Singapore Citizens & PRs aged 21 years and above $254.50 $286.00 $254.50 $286.00 $162.50 $194.00
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above $162.50 $194.00 $162.50 $194.00 $162.50 $194.00

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

For Training Grant application, please use the following reference code.

  • In-person Delivery Mode: CRS-Q-0040975-SSC
  • Virtual Live Class Delivery Mode: CRS-Q-0041639-SSC

^Funding is available for Singaporeans and PR only.

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* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

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