Confidence building and transferable skills

Ref: C3840102

This course offers individuals the opportunity to learn about and apply new skills and techniques to help build personal confidence whether in everyday life or when applying for jobs.

Course aim

To gain an understanding of techniques and approaches that can improve personal confidence.

Who is the course for?

What topics will this course cover

Setting realistic goals Image and self esteem What is confidence? Communication styles Know your rights Get involved

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. Demonstrate understanding of confidence and self esteem on health and wellbeing 2. Identify and list 3 individual, realistic goals 3. Track progress on ILP/Progress Record and Confidence Tree on a weekly basis 4. Contribute to group discussions and team work 5. Give an example of how an increase in confidence might benefit your community

How will I know I'm making progress?

Verbal feedback from tutor Completion of Individual Learning Plan and Progress Record Via group discussions and small group work

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

None - just bring yourself!

Reading and information sources


What could the course lead to?

Voluntary work; Further WEA courses; Other Local Courses; Full Time/Part Time Employment;

Download full course outline

Confidence building and transferable skills Course Outline


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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