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Certificate In Work-Life Balance Online Course

Balance Career and Home Life to Excel in Your Career

Balance Career and Home Life to Excel in Your Career

Having a balance between work and home life can be a challenge. With this challenge come great rewards when it is done successfully. By balancing a career with home life it will provide benefits in each environment. You will become healthier, mentally and physically, and you will be able to produce more career wise.

With a Work-Life Balance you will be managing your time better. Better time management will benefit all aspects of life; you will be working less and producing more. This course will show you how to focus on the important things, set accurate and achievable goals, and communicate better with your peers at work and your family at home.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of work life balance
  • Recognise the signs of an unbalanced life
  • Identify employer resources for a balanced lifestyle
  • Improve time management and goal setting
  • Use the most effective work methods for you
  • Create balance at work and at home
  • Manage stress

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content
  7. Certificate (IAOTS Accredited)

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

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Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - Benefits of a Healthy Balance

  • Why it's important
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved mental and physical health
  • Increased morale

Module Three - Signs of an Imbalance

  • Health risks
  • Absenteeism
  • Burnout
  • Stress

Module Four - Employer Resources

  • Offer more employee control
  • Ask employees for suggestions
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Reward your staff

Module Five - Tip in Time Management

  • The urgent/important matrix
  • Learn to say no
  • Stay flexible
  • 80/20 rule

Module Six - Goal Setting

  • The three p's
  • SMART goals
  • Visualization
  • Prioritising your goals

Module Seven - Optional Ways to Work

  • Telecommuting
  • Job sharing
  • Job redesign
  • Flex time

Module Eight - At Work

  • Leave home stress at home
  • Break up large tasks
  • Delegate
  • Set accurate goals

Module Nine - At Home

  • Leave work stresses at work
  • Turn your phone off
  • Take some "me" time
  • Maintain your boundaries

Module Ten - Stress Management

  • Exercise
  • Eating well
  • Getting enough sleep
  • Self-assessment

Module Eleven - Working in a Home Office

  • Setting up a home office
  • Setting boundaries
  • Dealing with distractions
  • Make a schedule and stick to it

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

20 September 2017 04:53:40 PM

This course has some interesting points

20 September 2017 03:02:07 PM

Great course for people every day

19 September 2017 06:23:26 PM

Simple, to the point and very concise.

19 September 2017 11:18:05 AM

Very good course. Insightful and I like how the use of research has been used in concepts such as being positive and reinforcing positive pathways in the brain.

18 September 2017 03:11:53 PM

Great to get you thinking differently about yourself and your life.

18 September 2017 12:05:54 PM

Very informative. Great presentation. Gets right to the core of many issues that hold you back from success. Thank you!!

16 September 2017 05:49:35 PM

Very motivating

16 September 2017 05:09:20 PM

I enjoyed the course. Very good information.

16 September 2017 02:16:40 AM

Awesome! This makes me see a lot of things different now. I can't wait to be the better version of myself!

16 September 2017 01:35:10 AM

Loved the videos, the teacher is very inspiring!!

15 September 2017 05:14:06 AM

This course is really enriching for what you really want to achieve in life and to know yourself better.

14 September 2017 11:28:41 PM

Great course, comprehensive and very much aligned with the personal and professional activities.

14 September 2017 10:08:11 PM

This course is simple, fun and interactive

14 September 2017 10:04:00 PM

I really found the speaker to be quite engaging. This course fits in perfectly with my other online courses I have completed.

14 September 2017 09:17:02 PM

This course is very thorough and the workbook provided to work through in your own time is fantastic! Great value for the personal development it helps to facilitate.

14 September 2017 04:29:38 PM

Great, simple and easy to use/remember

14 September 2017 02:38:56 AM

SMART Topic.
Great to get things going.

14 September 2017 02:06:34 AM

This course made you think alot about yourself, your goals and where your future is going

13 September 2017 07:40:48 PM

This was a wonderful and helpful course, loved every moment working on it.
The information was easy and fun to follow.

13 September 2017 07:45:48 AM

There is a lot of useful information here that I will definitely be implementing.

11 September 2017 10:20:54 PM

It was good, made me understand how to improve myself

8 September 2017 08:47:43 PM

I have found much within this course to be thought provoking and have found ways to help myself to organise my office and home life to help me get the best out of both.

8 September 2017 11:51:47 AM

Good course, great techniques for prioritizing and managing tasks/projects whether it be at work/home.

7 September 2017 08:57:51 PM

Fantastic course to refresh the basics of Goal Setting

6 September 2017 06:34:17 PM

This course made me a better organizer, I feel more empowered after finishing this course. Thank you very much for helping me to become a better person.

5 September 2017 12:37:19 PM

Enjoyed another course. Found it very helpful and useful.

23 August 2017 11:48:35 PM

This course is very good and in depth capturing all that is required for a healthy work life balance. I intend to go through this with my husband who I believe is suffering from stress as his health is deteriorating as well as his relationships.

17 July 2017 12:37:18 AM

it was really an interesting course that gives you time to reflect on what you are doing and what not to improve your W/L balance.
this course works on two ways: 1- Mindset. 2- gives tips and real life examples.
thank you.

7 July 2017 10:49:20 AM

Beautiful points that scream with common sense. Every single thing he said was clear and concise. All of it made so much sense. I left feeling that everything I wanted was attainable.

7 July 2017 10:37:09 AM


7 July 2017 07:22:25 AM

Very insightful!

6 July 2017 12:00:19 PM

Thank you for the Course Workbook!

6 July 2017 05:41:23 AM

I truly have enjoyed this HR bundle!

5 July 2017 09:24:22 PM

This course is awesome! It really gave me insite on how to pinpoint my focus and breakdown the due process to obtain my goals.

5 July 2017 08:58:31 PM


4 July 2017 12:39:50 PM

This course was really helpful and believe it will have a very positive affect on how quickly and successfully I reach my current and future goals. Thanks!

2 July 2017 10:51:32 AM

really enjoyed this

29 June 2017 09:20:17 AM

Good reminder how how to stay and get organized

28 June 2017 08:12:07 AM

Easy read common sense course

27 June 2017 06:20:53 AM

very good

24 June 2017 12:36:26 AM

Excellent course with some constructive content that will help in all areas of your life.

21 June 2017 04:38:14 PM

Excellent module

21 June 2017 03:10:44 AM

Enjoyed this class

18 June 2017 04:38:14 AM

Great course!

17 June 2017 01:44:47 AM

The course was very interesting and useful

14 June 2017 03:53:35 AM

Course is very informative!

12 June 2017 03:48:06 AM

Very helpful. Three years ago I had a spinal cord injury. I have come very far but certainly my life has changed. I have used this course to break down my daily tasks in order to preserve my energy sp I can reach my goals. This has been very helpful to me.

20 May 2017 03:06:08 AM

The essential is said.

12 May 2017 10:57:13 AM

Smooth course to follow

4 May 2017 12:12:01 PM

I found the first week of the course pretty inspiring and really easy to relate to. The gentleman who narrates his own story taught me a lot.
My attitude towards my success and failures is changing.
I can only hope that i will make my own dreams come true.

3 May 2017 12:29:09 PM

Very informative and motivating

2 May 2017 06:01:35 PM

Thank you so much this course is so beneficial For both personal and professional life

1 May 2017 07:34:31 AM

Inspiring course with great information

30 April 2017 09:35:46 PM

Found this course very useful, as I'm not the most organised person to have taken on board the suggestions.

30 April 2017 09:09:04 AM

Very informative course. I learned a lot about myself that I thought I knew but didn't.

29 April 2017 04:28:58 AM

This course gave me a lot more to think about. Very thoughtful questions.

28 April 2017 03:02:38 AM

I learned a lot about improving my workflow and increasing my productivity.

27 April 2017 09:04:29 PM

great course, very detail,easy to understand.

25 April 2017 02:53:24 PM

I've learned a lot of things that I could use.

Very informative & makes you realize a lot of things.

25 April 2017 01:48:39 PM

It tells great concerts but for me, it seems a little bit short and the explanation is not deep enough.

25 April 2017 10:29:09 AM

Excellent will help me stay focused on the goals I have set myself.

18 April 2017 09:23:55 AM

I enjoyed the session and found it useful

15 April 2017 03:56:25 AM

I found the Organizational skills course very enligtening, beneficial and enjoyable to do.
It was very well presented, very easy to to follow and understand.

11 April 2017 12:04:47 PM

This course provided tools that I can apply and utilize in my professional life as well as my personal life.

8 April 2017 01:19:57 AM

This was a great course! thanks for the information!

4 April 2017 09:53:51 AM

Settings new challenges, makes my life more simple & exciting at the same time

30 March 2017 03:57:33 AM

This was helpful and I learned new ways to avoid procrastination.

27 March 2017 12:07:17 PM

Really great reminder class, and a good motivator to get back into a routine.

23 March 2017 09:52:43 PM

a great starter course to see if online training is right for you and to improve your life skills

22 March 2017 08:11:23 AM

Very informative and positive course

18 March 2017 10:55:16 PM

Good contenet

3 March 2017 10:59:18 AM

This was a good review of Work-Life Balance. My current employer using many of the tools found in this course.

15 February 2017 06:18:47 AM

The course was very informative and taught me a lot of things that improve my project management abilities.

12 February 2017 11:36:50 AM

I really liked the second and third modules with very practical information and how to apply it. It is very helpful in helping increase productivity.

2 February 2017 07:29:54 AM


2 February 2017 06:37:11 AM

It's a very interresting course. I learn many things and it's very good for my life. This course open my eyes!

2 February 2017 01:59:12 AM

It was very easy to understand and helpful.

1 February 2017 02:26:42 PM

Excellent course

1 February 2017 06:06:20 AM

5 stars course! Really nice content and very useful! Definitely will recommend!

31 January 2017 10:31:22 PM

A very good course for breaking down how to create attainable goals.

31 January 2017 07:25:37 PM

Excellent Course as usual

31 January 2017 05:00:35 AM

Excellent course!

28 January 2017 08:53:02 PM

A positive course that can be used in all areas of life.

28 January 2017 11:27:11 AM

Very Informative

28 January 2017 05:16:41 AM


25 January 2017 09:07:49 PM

Clear and usefull

25 January 2017 12:20:33 PM

It was a very informative course that I would recommend to anyone.

24 January 2017 01:21:55 PM


24 January 2017 11:05:07 AM


24 January 2017 07:50:25 AM

An interesting & motivational program.

23 January 2017 09:18:54 PM

I found the course very informative with practical tips that could be applied to daily living.
It gave me insight as to what needed to be addressed to achieve balance in my own Work/Life situation.

23 January 2017 08:57:21 PM

Great,fun and enjoyable

13 January 2017 08:18:52 AM

Starting the new year I struggled with motivation and productivity and looking into this course felt that focussing my mind on improving my work-life balance may hold the key. Participating in the course confirmed I'm burned out and stressed. I was at risk of walking away from my job but now have a real, achievable action plan with recognised boundaries to set. THANK YOU!

10 January 2017 04:04:18 AM

really easy to follow course but extremely insightful

23 December 2016 05:57:22 AM

Fantastic course. I have learnt a lot! Can't thank you enough

1 December 2016 09:29:25 AM

Easy to follow and full of useful information. Makes you take into account how you feel about yourself and aspects of your life.

27 November 2016 01:10:48 AM

Nice course, clear and understanding

24 November 2016 03:54:09 PM

The course was very helpful to me, it was clearly spoken with easy to understand examples.

19 November 2016 05:03:51 AM

Simple and fast, just how I like it

18 November 2016 06:12:16 AM

Interesting course to self evaluate

18 November 2016 04:14:15 AM

Was worth doing this course, has useful information in it.

17 November 2016 08:41:56 PM

excellent course, open my mind for new aspects of setting goals to be successful

14 November 2016 12:44:48 PM

I really liked the presenter of this course. He had practical, everyday tips to be a successful person. I would definitely recommend this course.

12 November 2016 01:59:32 AM

Great and very helpful material.

10 November 2016 12:20:11 AM

Well worth the time invested.

9 November 2016 06:14:11 AM

an excellent insight and guide to how to think and be more positive about your life future career aspirations

8 November 2016 04:44:09 PM

Super Easy!!

5 November 2016 02:50:29 AM

Very informative opened my eyes to things I've been neglegting.

4 November 2016 08:16:08 AM

5 star

1 November 2016 03:31:51 PM

Very good Course, important information inside. Thank you, Adriana

1 November 2016 05:42:42 AM

Great course with some really interesting ideas and suggestions.

30 October 2016 04:34:17 AM

I feel the course helped me to find the way how I should think about myself and future. How to reach the targets what I want..
I would recommend.

27 October 2016 07:20:08 PM

Excellent course,
Very informative.

25 October 2016 02:54:27 AM

It has given me a new perspective about life and how to manage my life moving forward

25 October 2016 02:44:31 AM

It was an awesome experience. This course gave me a new perspective of ideas.

28 March 2016 11:23:58 AM

Informative and relevant.

24 March 2016 01:46:18 AM

This course was very helpful.

21 March 2016 12:18:52 PM

Great outline to get and stay organized. Especially looking forward to having Frog every morning !

18 March 2016 06:47:18 AM

Course provided a good foundation for getting organized.

11 March 2016 09:21:05 AM

This was an excellent and practical course!

9 March 2016 10:48:51 AM

The course is good and simple

3 March 2016 01:16:28 PM

Wonderful Course. It's SO easy to follow and I'm getting started with what I've learned right now!!

26 February 2016 05:54:18 AM

Courses for Success is a great tool to use for updating, refreshing or maintaining knowledge in a particular field

26 February 2016 05:00:25 AM

This is a good course right on point and direct to the subject.

25 February 2016 07:27:55 PM


19 February 2016 03:38:00 AM

Well Organized and easy to follow

8 February 2016 06:37:52 AM

The course is concise with important

20 January 2016 09:31:32 AM

This was a very helpful course!

16 January 2016 06:12:25 AM

Enjoying the information provided.

14 January 2016 07:47:30 PM

I studies library and information science at university, I read this module and I really like it. Thank you so much.

14 January 2016 01:06:41 AM

This is helping me plan and manage my time accordingly.

11 January 2016 06:15:36 AM

Loved this unit/ course!

8 January 2016 06:31:53 AM

This is a helpful course

3 January 2016 05:57:25 AM

I would recommend this program to everyone

1 January 2016 03:20:12 AM


18 December 2015 10:21:01 AM

This course is good!

15 December 2015 01:10:57 AM

Class was informative and straight forward.

14 December 2015 09:58:12 PM

Easy to follow

11 December 2015 11:39:25 PM

Easy to understand and implement in an everyday setting

2 December 2015 06:48:57 PM

The facilitation was well organized.

24 October 2015 03:50:38 PM

great lesson learned

20 October 2015 11:01:15 AM

This is a very helpful tool to improve work- life balance. It truly an eye opener. I set a goal and will try to achieve it.

16 September 2015 12:18:49 AM

I find it useful and interesting . All necessary , relevant knowledge and skills are systematically organized

8 September 2015 11:04:51 PM

very helpful.

3 September 2015 06:58:28 AM

This was a good read.

2 September 2015 08:29:06 PM

thanks very helpful

26 August 2015 09:59:27 PM

Very helpful course and easy to understand.
Thank You.

14 August 2015 12:20:27 PM

great content

28 July 2015 12:34:26 PM

Good start to course

24 July 2015 10:25:06 AM

Good - easy to follow and understand

23 July 2015 01:37:43 PM

It was good and set out well, easy to understand. Some simple things I needed reminding of.

16 June 2015 08:38:32 PM

Love these short courses. So concise and fluid.

16 June 2015 08:31:20 AM

too easy

28 April 2015 10:28:33 AM

A good course to take - especially if you are struggling with work life balance

15 April 2015 09:38:03 AM

I'd like to think I have a good work life balance but this course has given me some insights into how I can make this even better (turning off the phone for one!).
I also work a lot from home and have strategies of how to be more productive by limiting my distractions now.

11 January 2015 04:30:54 PM

this course has some useful information, but is very short and limited I think. I would never pay the full price for something like this.

28 August 2014 11:53:10 PM

I like the tips.

26 April 2014 03:31:46 PM

This was a good course that provided me with a number of diffeent way sof looking a work/life sistuations amoungst employees and myself.

30 March 2014 12:11:29 PM

a good basic overview of the subject

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 020WORKLIFE
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes (multiple choice)
Qualification: Certificate (IAOTS Accredited)