The Work-Life Balance Course
THE WORK LIFE BALANCE
The Work-Life Balance Course is a self-development program that allows students to work through various activities and exercises focusing on stress reduction, diet, relationships and personal improvement in areas such as family and career.
This course is an excellent self-assessment resource for individuals and is similar to an executive coaching program but at a fraction of the price. The range of subjects is comprehensive, and it is the only program to bring all this content together in one place.
This course can be studied as a standalone course or can be studied alongside Online Business School university-level courses.
Students can enroll in this course at any time. There is approximately 100 hours worth of learning material included. Students will have access to the study material for five years.
This course is assessed by a series of self-assessment exercises.
This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old
The total cost of the course is £ 399
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
- Credit or Debit Card
- Bank Transfer
- Interest Free Monthly installments
- Western Union
The Course Fee includes
- All course material
- Dedicated student support
- Access to an online social learning forum
- Guidance for designing/writing CV, upon completion of the course
This course is made up of 5 units, which cover a range of subject areas, please see below for more information:
Unit 1 Getting what you want from life
This module aims to familiarise you with tools and techniques that will help you to assess your own work-life balance. It will also enable you to identify and create key personal goals and how to achieve them. It will teach you to manage your time more effectively and positively and you will learn key self-improvement and positive thinking techniques.
Unit 2 Staying happy and healthy
The aim of this module is to introduce you to a range of tools and techniques to help you assess your personal health and where you can take positive action to improve it. This includes eating habits, diet and nutrition, and physical fitness. It will also help you improve time management and various relaxation and holistic therapies to improve health and performance.
Unit 3 Being safe at work
The aim of this module is to introduce you to a range of tools and techniques that will improve your knowledge of health and safety legislation and practices. It will teach you how to work more safely and protect your own health and well being, by taking practical steps to deal with issues such as bullying and alcohol/drug abuse in the workplace.
Unit 4 Understanding yourself and others
The aim of this module is to introduce you to a range of tools and techniques that identify your own preferred team style and preferred learning style. This is done by understanding a condensed form of MBTI. You will also begin the process of recognizing your own Enneagram style and developing your emotional intelligence.
Unit 5 Taking control
The aim of this module is to introduce you to a range of tools and techniques so you can take control of your communication style so you feel able to communicate clearly and authentically, in all kinds of situations. It will also teach you to take control of dealing with conflicts, and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances. It will also allow you to take control of your home and work environments on a day to day basis, so they are pleasant and harmonious places in which to work and live.
Level: 5 Module Listing
Principles underpinning health and social care
All health and social care professionals have professional codes of conduct. This module aims to develop an understanding of the values, theories, and policies underpinning health and social care practice and the mechanisms that exist to promote good practice within the sector.
The management of quality in health and social care
Quality is an essential component of health and social care services and a concept with many different interpretations and perspectives. The aim of this module is for learners to develop an understanding of different perspectives on health and social care service quality and how it is evaluated in order to empower and involve users of services.
This module aims to develop the learner’s skills of independent inquiry and critical analysis by undertaking a small pilot investigation of direct relevance to their higher education program or professional development.
Partnership working in health and social care
The aim of this module is to enable learners to develop an understanding of the importance of working positively in partnership with others in health and social care. Learners will explore the nature of partnership on three levels. First, they will examine partnerships with users of services that empower individuals to make informed decisions and encourage independence. Second, they will consider partnerships between different professionals within the health and social care and explore inter-agency working. Finally, learners will investigate organizational partnerships and examine different ways of joint working.
Working with service users with complex needs
The aim of this unit is to help learners to understand issues of health, disability, and illness and how health care professionals can empower those with complex physical and mental health needs to determine their own care.
Level 5 Sample Certificate
The ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management Course has 30 modules and 8 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.
The Assignment unit titles for the level 7 course are:
- Strategic marketing
- Personal development for leadership and strategic management
- Organizational behavior
- Strategic planning
- Research for strategic development
- Finance for strategic managers
- Strategic human resource management
- Corporate communication strategies
More information about the Level 7 units can be found here www.athe.co.uk
Assessment at Mortha Halls of Ivy is a very straightforward process:
- After you have completed an online module, you will have an online assessment to complete. This assessment contains 30 multiple-choice questions. You will have one hour to complete these questions which are answered in sets of five so you will have plenty of time to review and edit your answers. After an hour the test will automatically time out.
- After you have completed the test, your results will be displayed immediately. If you have passed, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. If you didn’t pass, you will receive a notification of a “refer’’ where you will be told how to retake a module assessment. You can complete these modules at your own pace, as there is no deadline to complete the course.
- When the online modules have been completed, you will then be able to take the final written assignments, provided by Mortha Halls of Ivy, that test your knowledge and understanding of the modules. After the successful completion of these eight assignments, you will receive your Diploma (from the Awarding Organization).
- You will then be eligible to apply for progression onto a Top-up course through a recognized UK university on-campus or by distance learning
This level 5 qualification will enable students to teach in the post 16 tertiary education sector of colleges and community schools. The route to teaching in the state school sector using this level 5 qualification is through membership of the Society of Education & Training (SET).
To be eligible for SET membership students are required to have completed their Initial Teacher Training (ITT). ITT involves successful completion of a Level 5 Teacher Training Course, assuming candidates have already completed a Level 2 (GCSE) Maths and English or equivalent. Completion of the courses provides students with their Qualified Teacher Learning Skills (QTLS) which is equivalent to the Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and sufficient to teach in state schools, as well as Further Education.
For more information on the QTLS and how to achieve it on completion of this level 5 Education and Training qualification, please click here
Students may wish to contact SET direct for further clarification of their requirements
Successful completion of the full Level 4/5 Health and Social Care course and final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree program will act as a springboard to a professional career in health and social care services. The course pulls together theory and practice for those who wish to work with people in a caring environment. It is suitable as a base for those who wish to move onto one of the many health or social professions or those who want to keep their options open.