BBO BOF Inspiring People Towards Employment Module 2 Broadening Horizons

Ref: C3841105

A personal development course designed to encourage and motivate people of working age to gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to support employability. The sessions can help to re-engage the long term unemployed with activities to aid employment prospects

Additional information about this course

All registrations onto the course are referral via The BBO BOF project at local Citizens Advice

Course aim

An introductory session for individuals who wish to increase confidence, skills, knowledge and employability opportunities

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464
  • All registrations onto the course are referral via The BBO BOF project at local Citizens Advice.

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

  • Identify skills and skills gap
  • Set up to 3 goals to achieve your dreams
  • Identify qualities and skills e.g. determination, problem solving
  • Describe where you would like to be in … year’s time. What steps can you take to start to make this happen? Identify 2 sources of support along the way..?

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • Students are encouraged to think about and identify their own individual outcomes

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
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • This course does not lead to a formal qualification. The documents that you produce and your increased confidence will demonstrate your progress.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • There will be plenty of opportunity for you to discuss progress with other participants and your tutor and the Learning Record will ask you to comment on how far you feel you have progressed

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • You should feel more confident to undertake further learning, either with the WEA or with another provider, and you will be confident to show others what you have learnt.

Download full course outline

BBO BOF Inspiring People Towards Employment Module 2 Broadening Horizons 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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