Gaining Confidence Socially and becoming assertive

Ref: C3672280

Learn and develop ways in which you can gain confidence in communicating with others in a variety of social situations. Gain knowledge in what your body language is saying about you and how you can actively change this to come across more positive. Learn how to plan and prepare for difficult and awkward situations in a positive and appropriate manner. Supportive mixed group.

Course aim

Learn and develop ways in which you can gain confidence in communicating with others in a variety of social situations. Gain knowledge in what your body language is saying about you and how you can actively change this to come across more positive.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Identify areas where you feel the need to gain/improve your confidence
  • Identify how different people communicate
  • Identify strategies that will help you reduce your anxiety in communicating with others
  • Recognise different behavioural types
  • Recognise what your body is saying and how to deal with it

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?

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Gaining Confidence Socially and becoming assertive 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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