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Are you feeling stuck or in a rut at work? Would you be interested in having some space to reflect on your next steps, skills, and confidence? Whether you are interested in a short taster or a professional qualification in any of our specialist pathway areas the WEA could help support you with our professional development courses.

Building an Effective CV View details

On this course we will look at the personal statement area of your CV and how to grab a prospective employer's attention in under 30 seconds as well as 'debunk' the myth that 'one size fits all' with regards to your CV. We will also look at specific job descriptions and how to use them effectively when applying for jobs.

Buying and Selling Online (East Surrey) View details

This online course will provide participants with confidence when buying goods and services online. It will also give them the skill to advertise items for sale online to ensure they have the best chance of selling them. Participants will use a number of different websites including Gumtree and eBay.

Chair Based Exercise (East Surrey) View details

This one hour exercise session with guide participants through a series of exercises in a safe and fun manner. Participants will start with breathing exercises, then undertake gentle warm up stretches, then complete a head to toe workout under the guidance of the instructor. They will also undertake a range of coordination exercises with upper and lower body. There will also be a short quiz to test memory recall and exercise the brain.

Digital Skills View details

Students will learn about online safety and how to carry out internet searches. They will set up an email account, if they don't already have one, and learn how to write and send emails.

Employability Skills View details

Would you like to build on your skills to become more employable through better developing your : Communication skills? Confidence building skills? Interpersonal skills? If you have answered YES to any of these questions, then this course is for you! We will be covering other topics too so why not come along and make a start to becoming a new you!

First steps into employment - Pathways View details

First steps into employment is a course designed to encourage and motivate people of working age to gain employment perhaps for the first time. Additionally, we can help to re-engage the long term unemployed with activities to aid employment prospects in the future. We will be covering the following main topics: Building self-confidence; Broadening horizons; Self-presentation and Soft skills

Get Ready for Work - jobsearching and interview support View details

Identify skills, qualities and attitudes needed for learning and work

Hand Embroidery and Visible Mending for Beginners View details

A hand embroidery course that will cover lots of possible stitches to use in the popular visible mending trend.

How to Help Your Kids Learn at Home (Homeschooling) View details

This course is for parents and carers by a tutor who is currently home schooling. It will help to support and encourage parents to set routines for their children during the current lock down, as well as inform them of a variety of activities and strategies to keep their children busy..

How to Make 6 Pairs of Simple Wire Earrings View details

This course offers the opportunity to make six pairs of earrings from wire, using two simple pairs of pliers. You can enjoy learning new skills while creating beautiful items of jewellery for yourself, as presents or to sell.