First Steps to Confidence

Ref: C3125591

With low self-confidence people experience anxiety, miss out on life's opportunities and struggle to cope with personal circumstances. Through discussion, useful websites, apps and resources and practical tips learners will be able improve their self confidence and in turn improve their wellbeing.

Course aim

To enable learners to improve their self confidence, self esteem and self belief. To encourage positive thinking for health and wellbeing.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Identify 1 situation where they lack self esteem and self confidence
  • Identify 1 practical skill to improve their confidence in the chosen situation.
  • Identify 1 way of challenging negative thoughts and replacing it with 1 positive thoughts
  • Identify 2 benefits of dealing with stress positively
  • Identify the importance of setting 1 SMART goal to improve their confidence and self belief.

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 be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • A folder to keep all the handouts and paperwork from the course

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

First Steps to Confidence Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online 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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