Get ready for work or volunteering

Ref: C3680351

Starting paid work or volunteering can be a daunting prospect. This course will help you to prepare, discuss you concerns, and feel more confident on taking a new role on. Together we will explore some of the potential issues that may arise and what can be done to ensure you enjoy your next venture.

Course aim

This course will look at how you prepare for working and / or volunteering. We will look at the skills you need, what will help you to succeed, and how to make the most of the opportunity.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • I will be able to explain what my concerns are about starting work and / or volunteering
  • I will know how to tackle any potential concerns I may have about starting work and / or volunteering
  • I will be able to identify ways to make starting a new role a positive experience
  • I will have in place a plan for my next steps

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A notebook and pen will be useful.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Get ready for work or volunteering

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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