Anger and Aggression Management Level 3


Whether your interest in this subject stems from your need to understand your own anger issues, or you are simply considering a career working as a therapist; every element of our Anger and Aggression Management Level 3 course can help to develop your understanding of aggressive behaviour so you know how to effectively handle it.


Anger and Aggression Management Level 3

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About This Course

Whether your interest in this subject stems from your need to understand your own anger issues, or you are simply considering a career working as a therapist; every element of our Anger and Aggression Management Level 3 course can help to develop your understanding of aggressive behaviour so you know how to effectively handle it.

From learning how to define, explain and evaluate theories of aggression, to exploring the possible causes and physical/psychological consequences of anger; in just 12 months you’ll be better equipped to engage with those in need of anger management whilst being able to offer them genuine advice and help.

This course covers everything:

  • The definitions and explanations surrounding stress, worry and anxiety
  • The effects of challenging behaviour
  • A deeper understanding of the risks of violence and aggression – and its impact on others
  • How to interpret aspects of body language
  • Strategies for preventing or controlling the risk
  • Different types of treatment and support

And the good news is – you can learn all of this from the comfort of your own home! No classes and no exams.

This unique online course has been exclusively designed for home study, meaning you can easily shape this course to fit around your current work commitments, whilst also benefiting from the freedom of being able to explore this subject at a time, pace and location of your choosing.

You can remain in full control of how you learn. So whether you prefer to study fast, slow, in the morning or late at the night; you can easily adapt our course to suit your study preferences and achieve a healthy work-study balance.

Course Benefits
Comprised of 6 informative units, every aspect of this course aims to broaden your knowledge of anger and aggression management so you can walk away with real and transferable skills.

By providing you with the tools to understand triggers – and the best techniques for treating/preventing them – you can achieve a level of competency that can make huge difference to your career progression.

With this course you’ll be able to:

  • Increase your career opportunities within the world of counselling and therapy
  • Enhance your existing theoretical knowledge of anger management and techniques for assisting patients
  • Learn on your own terms, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home
  • Receive instant access to our personal tutors and Student Support Team for 12 whole months
  • Mould your studies to suit your work needs – allowing you to achieve a healthy work-study balance
  • Benefit from a stress-free learning environment – no exams, no deadlines, no classrooms…

Course Units

Unit 1: Forms of anger and aggression

  • Defining Anger, Aggression & Violence
  • The Physiology of Anger
  • Different Forms of Anger & Aggression
  • The Causes of Anger and Aggressive Behaviour
  • Genetics and Biology
  • Aggression as an Instinctual Emotion
  • Social Learning Theory
  • Environmental, Psychological and Physiological Factors Contributing Towards Anger and Aggression

Unit 2: Emotions that impact anger and aggression

  • How Anger is Different to other Emotions
  • Anger as a Secondary Emotion
  • Emotions that Cause Anger and Aggression
  • Perception and Perspective in Situations
  • The Connection between Anxiety and Anger
  • The Physical & Psychological Effects of Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Factors which Influence Anxiety
  • The Difference Between Stress and Anxiety
  • How Anxiety and Anger can be Managed

Unit 3: Identifying and understanding risk factors

  • Legal Requirements for Managing Risk
  • Common types of Violent and Abusive Behaviours
  • Risk: Factors & Management
  • Risk Assessments in Organisations and the Workplace

Unit 4: Dealing with challenging behaviour

  • Types & Causes of Challenging Behaviour
  • Plan of Provision for Individuals with Challenging Behaviour?
  • Approaches for Dealing with Challenging Behaviour
  • Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviour in Schools
  • Strategies for Managing Challenging Behaviour in Social Care

Unit 5: The impact on family life

  • When Anger Becomes a Problem in the Home
  • Different Ways that Anger Might be Expressed in the Home
  • Impact of Anger and Aggression on Family Life
  • How Families can Reduce and Manage Anger and Aggression
  • Benefits of Engaging in Therapy as Part of Anger Management
  • Effective Ways to Build a Positive Family Climate

Unit 6: Treating and supporting those with anger issues

  • Key Factors that Influence Treatment
  • Anger as a Symptom of Mental Health
  • The Role of Medication in Treating Anger and Aggression
  • The Role of Therapy
  • Anger Management Courses
  • Relaxation-Based Techniques to Treat Anger and Aggression
  • Lifestyle Choices and Anger
  • How to Support Adults and Children with Anger and Aggression


This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are designed to test your knowledge of the topics taught on the course syllabus.
These will need to be submitted to your tutor for marking, whereupon they will provide you with valuable advice and feedback.

Please Note: No external examinations are required.

Required Knowledge

No previous knowledge, skills and experience in anger and aggression management is needed in order to enrol onto this course; making it ideal for those seeking guidance on how to handle their own issues (or those of their family), or for individuals considering a career as a therapist or counsellor.

Awarding Body

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive certification from National Institution of Qualifications (NIOQ).

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of specific learners or employers. It is endorsed by National Institution of Qualifications, meaning the course has undergone external quality checks to ensure that they are maintained and delivered to an excellent standard.

National Institution of Qualifications are a national certificating organisation. Endorsement of our courses ensures learners have access to high quality materials that cover all learning outcomes, helping them to achieve their potential.


From the moment you enrol onto this 12 month course you will gain immediate access to the advice, support and guidance of our personal tutors, whose years of expertise can help to influence and inform your studies.

From helping you to decipher our course materials, to improving your understanding of the syllabus; you can trust that our personal tutors will always be on hand to answer your questions.

Our Student Support Team can similarly help to maximise your learning experience and ensure that you get the most out of this course. Accessible at just a click of the button, you never have to feel alone or isolated in your studies.

Frequently Asked Questions

This is a question that our team are often asked, there are many reasons but here are the main reasons to choose Association of Learning:

  • No hidden charges, the price you see includes everything, from tutoring to certification.
  • Our average tutor marking time is 3 working days (most providers are 10+).
  • Our customers have rated us ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot.
  • Our courses are up to date. Many providers create course content and fail to keep it up to date.
  • We are open later than any other home learning provider.
  • As many submissions as you need to complete, many providers cap how many times you can submit work.
  • All courses are fully endorsed by external awarding organisations.
  • 14 day money back guarantee or course switch.

If you need any more reasons to choose Association of Learning, contact our team!

You have 12 months to complete your course, however you can complete at a faster pace without any additional costs. Some of our students have managed to complete in as little as 3 months!

There are two payment options, pay in full for your course or monthly. Our monthly payment option allows you to spread the cost of your course over a 10 month period.

If you choose to pay using a payment plan, to apply you must be able to answer yes to the following:

  • Your billing address is based in the UK
  • You have a UK based bank account
  • Bill payer must be 18 or above.

No, this course is assignment based, which means you will not have to complete any exams. If your assignment doesn’t pass first time, you can retry as many times as you need within your 12 months support period.

No, this is a distance learning course, which means your assessments will be submitted and marked using our online LMS (Learner Management System).

Unlike other providers, Association of Learning use a fast-track system to get your certificate to you within six weeks (our average is two weeks).

This course is an endorsed certification, not a regulated qualification.

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