Bridges to Learning Assertiveness and Confidence Building

Ref: C2523727

The course introduces students to the principles of assertiveness and respect and underlines the key differences between aggressive behaviour and positive assertive behaviour. The course includes practical demonstrations, opportunities for individuals to explore their options for improving their confidence and group work exercises. It is highly participative.

Course aim

Enable participants to understand key principles of being assertive and confident in the workplace.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Understand types of aggressive behaviour and their negative impacts
  • Identify how and why certain kinds of behaviour affect my self confidence and belief
  • Understand how to protect and develop my confidence
  • Practice assertive behaviour

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

Bridges to Learning Assertiveness and Confidence Building 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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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