Confidence Building

Ref: C3674314

This course will focus on building up your self-esteem and confidence in order to help you live well in the UK. In addition to building your confidence the course will enable you to learn how to discuss your child's education and their progress and challenges with their teacher and other support staff. The course will also help you to navigate health services focusing on how to talk to your doctor to ensure you and your family get the health care you need and the key steps to help you succeed in job interviews.

Course aim

This course is for people in the community who wish to build their confidence, understand the different services available in the community and different methods to build self-esteem and confidence to navigate and access these services

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Develop skills to enable you to talk to the school teacher about your child's education including progress and challenges.
  • Understand how to apply for a job and succeed during a job interview.
  • Understand how to apply for a job and succeed during a job interview

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?

  • 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/
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • You could progress to Higher Education courses. Follow link to the PEARL website for information http://pearl.open.ac.uk/

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Confidence Building

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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