Understanding your Wellbeing in High Pressure Environments

About this course

As a Firefighter you are in more potentially traumatic situations than most people. You may, at different times, face threat to yourself, to your colleagues and to the public.

Understanding more about how trauma affects people and how people recover from it may be helpful to you and your wellbeing.

What does it include?

  1. Trauma and wellbeing
  2. Going through a traumatic experience
  3. Trauma memories
  4. Recognising trauma
  5. Our feelings
  6. Containment
  7. Communicating feelings
  8. Anxiety and depression
  9. Processing trauma
  10. Recovering from trauma
  11. Trauma in the general population
  12. Organisational trauma

How do I register?

  • Step 1: Create a professionals account

    Go to and select ‘Online courses for professionals’

  • Step 2: Enter access code

    Once signed in, enter and verify access code: BETHECHANGENI_HPE

  • Step 3: To return to the course

    Go to and click on ‘Already have an account? Sign in’