Confidence building and transferable skills
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.
To gain an understanding of techniques and approaches that can improve personal confidence.
Who is the course for?
Anyone who is over 19 years of age who is lacking confidence. A reasonable level of English comprehension would be beneficial for the learner to gain the most from the course. If the learner is in receipt of a relevant benefit then there will be no c
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;