Confidence and Wellbeing

Ref: C3673084

In a supportive group atmosphere , you will explore techniques and strategies for increasing self confidence , boosting self esteem , communicating with confidence and handling challenging situations. We will explore how we currently deal with everyday situations , identify existing and new skills to increase self belief.

Additional information about this course

Potential Students to contact Rose for the PIN. WOMEN ONLY.

Course aim

Learn and develop techniques and strategies to raise individual learner confidence , self esteem and self belief.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for women only as it is held in a women's centre

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

  • Recognise 3 behaviour traits in yourself
  • Identify 2 things you can do to improve self belief
  • Develop and adopt 3 strategies to aid in improving personal self confidence
  • Explain the difference between assertive, aggressive and passive behaviour
  • Contribute to a poster / leaflet outlining useful confidence boosting tips for others to refer to.

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • You will receive written feedback from the Tutor on your Student Record , and any submitted work , about your progress and achievement. Peer feedback will be encouraged

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Pen, paper and a folder for your work and hand outs would be useful .

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • No prior reading is required, learners are encouraged to share resources with the group they have found useful.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Skills and knowledge gained can be used on a daily basis in maintaining a healthier lifestyle.

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Confidence and Wellbeing


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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