Building Confidence to Gain Employment

Ref: C3745317

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This short course will help you take the first steps towards returning to work. You will learn: 1. What strengths and skills you have to offer. 2. How to make a step by step plan to rebuild confidence and become more work-ready. 3. How employers carry out interviews. 4. To present yourself more clearly and confidently.

Additional information about this course

THIS COURSE IS ONLY FOR CLIENTS REFERRED VIA THE RICHMOND FELLOWSHIP, THE PIN NUMBER TO BOOK ON CAN BE OBTAINED FROM RICHMOND FELLOWSHIP IN LEATHERHEAD 07784 474507

Course aim

To help students build confidence in their ability to get a job

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Describe my strengths, skills and talents
  • Describe what type of questions I might be asked in an interview
  • Feel confident about seeking work or steps towards it
  • Know at least three ways to take gradual steps (at my own pace) back to work

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

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?

  • You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.).
  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

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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Building Confidence to Gain Employment

Is this course right for me? Request more information

Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

Conditions

This course is funded by East Surrey College

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 2019
  • 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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