Time and Stress Management Training Course


Time and Stress Management Courses

Time and Stress Management Course Outline

Prerequisites: NQF Level 3 numeracy and literacy skills

NQF Level: 4

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Lesson 1: The nature and application of a project and its management

  • What is a task list?
  • Prioritise tasks
  • Procedure
  • Allocate the tasks
  • The purpose of a task list for yourself and your team
  • How to produce a task list for the team in order to meet organisational requirements
  • Control checklist
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Steps to create a schedule
  • Formatting a task list
  • Time wasters
  • How can the above factors influence productivity?
  • Pro-active vs. Re-active time
  • Recording of information and documentation on the task list
  • Flagging of information and documentation for further attention

Lesson 2: Prioritise personal and team tasks

  • Criteria for prioritising tasks
  • Tips for prioritising
  • Be pro-active
  • Procrastination
  • Systematic recording of information in a diary
  • Priorities
  • Appointments, Meetings, Deadlines, Events
  • Holidays and leave
  • Resources and the acquisition thereof
  • E-mails
  • Internal memos
  • Promotional planners
  • Branch instructional letters (BIL’s)

Lesson 3: Use and maintain a diary

  • Personal organiser
  • Appointment book
  • The purpose of a diary
  • Actions to be taken according to diary entries
  • The action plan

Lesson 4: Implement and maintain personal and team task lists

  • Implement and maintain personal and team tasks
  • Assign tasks to the team
  • Stakeholders are informed of the tasks
  • Amendment of task list where necessary
  • Adding of new tasks and re-prioritising
  • Monitoring of team members’ job description
  • Reporting of completed tasks

Unit Standard Alignment:

  • US 242811, Prioritise time and work for self and team, NQF 4, 5 credits


Credits obtained during this skills programme will contribute towards qualification 57712, FETC: Generic Management, LP 47630, Level 4.

Delivery Method:

The programme is facilitated by a competent subject matter specialist/s, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Plays; Exercises & Case Studies; Simulations, Videos/DVDs; and learner assessment.

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  • Upon completion, the learner will receive a Turnstone Certificate of Attendance.
  • Upon verified Competence, the learner will receive a Certificate of Competence from Turnstone and Services SETA.

Accreditation and Registration:
Services SETA: 6465