Make your Experience Count !

Ref: C3675587

This course is suitable for people who are thinking: about returning to education or training or going back to work, changing jobs or career, starting voluntary work, taking up a new interest and or making positive changes in their personal lives.

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

To assist confidence building. Encouraging students to share experiences within the group setting.

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 the strengths and skills I have and how I can make good / better use of them
  • Become more aware of my personal interests and values and those of my peers
  • Understand how I have learned from my Life experiences
  • Identify & set myself 1 or 2 personal goals
  • Plan and begin to consider what steps I can take to prepare for the next steps in achieving 1 or both of my goals.

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

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
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here
  • Skills for volunteers course or Community Learning Champion's course Literacy & Numeracy ICT Creative writing / art / healthy Eating / managing my Money/photography Health related course - Exercise/ or managing stress / anxiety

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Make your Experience Count !


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

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