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Speak Up - Build Your Self Confidence and Communication (B01073-161704)

Availability: Yes

Price: £0.00 Discounts available Click here for information on help with fees

Please note:
This Course has already started, please have a look at the alternative dates below or it may be possible to join some courses after the start date.

If you're interested in joining this course email to enquire.

Weekdays/Time: Tue (10:00 to 12:30)

Started: 25/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 6)

End Date: 23/05/2017

Tutor Approval Required? Yes more info

Course Overview:

This course aims to introduce life skills that will help to support and build self-confidence. It is an opportunity for the individual to be introduced to life skills that will support them to make constructive changes within their own lives and improve their mental wellbeing.

This course is for anybody who may feel they want to:

Increase self-awareness
Change thought patterns/habits
Focus and build on the positive
Examine life style

The skills that will be introduced will be a positive tool to support changes based on your own individual needs.
How to apply for the Wellbeing Project

This course is part of the Wellbeing Project which is a national project researching how learning can help your wellbeing. You will need to attend an interview to confirm your eligibility for the course and fill in a questionnaire at the start, during, and at the end of the course.
This course is free for those who are experiencing stress, low mood or difficulty sleeping (100% concession)
To find out more please book an appointment with or call 0208 439 8943

How to Enrol:
You can enrol directly in person at reception after your interview.

How to Apply - Tutor Approval

Please complete the online Application form and book your interview by clicking Apply Now at the top of this page. If no interview slots are available at the time of your application we will be in touch to arrange an interview date.

To be accepted on the course you must complete the following steps:

  1. Maths and English Assessments: This MUST be done prior to your interview and takes about 1hour, you can come and do this at any time during opening times.
  2. Evidence of skills: You may be required to show evidence of relevant skills either by bringing your certificates or doing an initial assessment task
  3. Interview: The Tutor interview is to ensure that this is the right course for you and that you are fully aware of what is involved in completing the course

On completition of your interview and meeting the other criteria laid out in the application process, successful applicants will be offered a place on to the course.

Entry Requirements:

Anyone experiencing symptoms of stress, anxiety or low mood will be able to access the course for free and be asked to complete a short survey at the start and end of the session.
There are no formal entry requirements but a desire to explore areas in own self

Maths and English Assessments

Before your tutor interview you are also requested to take an online assessment in Maths and English at the college. This will help us ensure that the course is suitable for you and that you have the right English and maths skills to enjoy the course and succeed.

To help you, have a look at these online resources before you come to college to take the assessment.

Course Content:

The course will explore:

• Skills to achieve constructive change
• Habits, negative beliefs, family patterns
• Positive thinking
• Relaxation/breathing techniques
• Building self confidence
• Life-style – healthy choices
• Reflective diary and its benefits

Teaching/Learning methods:

PowerPoint presentations.
Group discussion – to share views/experiences.
Small group/pair work.
Real life scenarios used to give examples on how changes can be made.

Suggested additional reading material for further study.

Useful websites.
Personal reflective diary.
ILP to set individual targets.

Assessment Methods:

You will be given hand-outs but recommend you bring pen/pad for additional note taking in class.

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email telephone 020 8843 7921, or drop in to our main reception area at either site.
For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

Additional Information:

For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

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