Confidence Building

Ref: C3743792

1.What do we mean by confidence specifically? 2. Where specifically in your life do you have no confidence. 3. How did you get to these beliefs? 4. Where did it start? 5. What is the desired state? The six sessions cover 1. Who you are , what in your life needs attention? 2.Looking at you - mindset, negativity & life's lessons 3.Combine those strengths and set realistic goals 4.Lets' talk self esteem more on your mindset 5. Self esteem Journal - creative fun with your development 6.Celebrating success - what , what next ?

Course aim

This is a Course In Unlearning - Eh? I know it sounds a little whacky. But think about this for a second - the opposite to confidence is self doubt, fear, self-criticism, fear of failure, loss and lack, yes? These are the ‘norm’ let's change it!

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • 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:

  • Understand my negative self talk and the impact of such on my confidence
  • Learn to use a variety of practical techniques & tools to embed my learning in my real life & imporve my confidence
  • List my strengths and how to bring these out when my confidence is low

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
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a workbook that is completed as we go through the sessions to support your learning

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
  • We will show you how to do a self esteem journal - please buy an A5 hardback notebook (plain paper is better) - it can have any front design you like or you can decorate yourself.

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
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Confidence Building


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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