Preparation for Progression

Ref: C3125382

This course would benefit anyone who is currently considering their future options, this may include employment opportunities or lifestyle choices and changes. It aims to prepare learners to consider their options and set suitable and achievable goals to reach their target.

Additional information about this course

This course would benefit anyone who is currently considering their future options, this may include employment opportunities or lifestyle choices and changes. It aims to prepare learners to consider their options and set suitable and achievable goals to reach their target.

Course aim

This course aims to prepare learners for their future hopes and aspirations, whether employment, volunteering or health and lifestyle related. It will enable learners to evaluate their current situation with a view to consider what options are available to them and what steps can be made to progress for a future they hope to achieve.

Who is the course for?

In order to participate in activities students should be able to speak and listen, read and write at a minimum Entry Level 3.

What topics will this course cover

• Exploration of current skills and strengths, with a view to maximising them • Exploring emotional boundaries for the benefit of work or relationship goals • Team work, to improve confidence and identify own skills • Managing current health situation and preparing for a healthier future • Stress management • Goal setting

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

1. Identify at least 1 goal for the next 3-6 months 2. Identify at least 3 positive qualities they possess 3. Give an example of how to protect emotional health and set boundaries 4. Give an example of how to improve health and wellbeing 5. Demonstrate an ability to prepare for the future

How will I know I'm making progress?

Individual learning plan Goal setting a review of goal throughout course Tutor feedback on activities Learning objective review

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

It is useful to have a folder for handouts Pen, paper or notebook

Reading and information sources

None required

What could the course lead to?

Learners should feel confident to start to apply for suitable employment and other opportunities as a result of completion. They may also wish to consider other courses to improve functional skills such as IT, English or Confidence courses with the WEA or other providers.

Download full course outline

Preparation for Progression Course Outline

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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