Workplace wellbeing

What is workplace wellbeing, and how does worker wellbeing affect workplace performance? Learn the fundamentals of employee wellbeing and why workplace wellbeing matters.

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Perfect for:

HR generalists
People Managers

You’ll learn how to:

  • explain why wellbeing is essential in the workplace
  • identify who is responsible for workplace wellbeing
  • explain the factors likely to impact wellbeing at work negatively
  • identify quick wins to boost wellbeing at work.

About this course

Course length: 60-90 minutes

Delivery: Online, self-directed

Suitable for: Anyone who wants to develop a basic knowledge of workplace wellbeing.


This course is included as part of the Core Learning Subscription.

What to expect from this ‘workplace wellbeing’ course

This short course has been created by Shona McFarlane, a CIPD associate for wellbeing, alongside the CIPD’s in-house experts. You’ll learn the importance of wellbeing, who’s responsible, and some quick wins to boost wellbeing within your organisation. You’ll also take away examples to relate to your own workplace experience.

What you’ll need to do on this course

This bite-sized training consists of written, video and interactive content. You can work through the content at your own pace. At the end, you can test your understanding with a brief knowledge check. This is not a formal assessment; you can repeat it several times to help reinforce your learning.

What you’ll get on this course

Taking part in this course gives you access to the CIPD Learning Hub for 12 months. Here, you can access your course content together with other valuable resources and tools. When you finish your course, you can enjoy an additional 12 months of access to other resources on the Learning Hub.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this ‘workplace wellbeing’ course, you’ll be able to:
  • answer the question, ‘What is workplace wellbeing?’
  • confidently engage with wellbeing specialists
  • articulate the importance of wellbeing for people and organisations
  • recognise wellbeing roles and responsibilities.

Team bookings

Interested in booking this course for your team? We offer group bookings solutions for teams of four or more people.

When your teams learn with the CIPD, they get direct access to the latest professional research and insights.

And through courses co-created with industry thought leaders and practitioners, they’ll build the skills and confidence they need to inspire action, influence change and drive business value.

We offer a wide range of Learning and Development solutions to suit employees at every level – whether in HR, L&D, OD or wider people management.