BBO BOF Inspiring People Towards Employment Module 2 Broadening Horizons

Ref: C3841108

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. Participants must complete the 5hours to gain certificate of attendance

Additional information about this course

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

Course aim

The course encourages and motivates people of working age to gain employment, the course will help the the long term unemployed to re- engage with activities that aid employment prospects in the future.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • The course is part of broader Financial Capability course, delivered by CABs in Liverpool City Region. Referral onto course is via local CAB.

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

  • Describe your dream job
  • Set up to 3 goals to achieve your dreams
  • Identify qualities and skills e.g. determination, imagination
  • Imagine 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
  • 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 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
  • In addition, over the course, the tutor will give you support and feedback. As many of the tasks are practical it will be easy to see your own progress as well

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • Your key worker will support you to apply to the course

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/
  • The course may direct you to further information and guidance towards routes to self employment

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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