Developing Work Skills

Skills & Learning are committed to supporting people build their employability skills and progress. We provide a range of welcoming and friendly sessions for you to pick and mix the right package of learning for you! Below is an overview of the courses we offer. Please check our booking site for a list of live courses by clicking here.

Boost Your Confidence

This inspiring and stimulating course is designed to introduce you to some easily applied, practical techniques that will help you gain greater self-awareness, feel more confident, more assertive and better able to relate to others.

You will:

  • Explore what confidence is and where it comes from and examine how to strengthen motivation
  • Start to learn how to think like a confident person and how to overcome negative feelings
  • Explore physical self-image and how to improve it
  • You will learn some basic conversational tactics, how to recognise and develop emotional intelligence and its impact on confidence, happiness and peace of mind

This course will encourage you to increase your confidence and ability to make informed choices about personal and professional issues, helping to reduce social exclusion and isolation.

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Communication Skills

A relaxed and welcoming course that will focus on supporting you to improve the way you communicate with others. 

This course will include:

  • Exploring different forms of communication
  • How to listen to others effectively
  • Framing spoken communication information clearly and positively
  • How to present yourself in a positive light

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Managing Everyday Stress and Anxiety

A relaxed and welcoming course that will focus on teaching the skills and methods to manage everyday stress and anxiety. 

This course will include:

  • Recognising the impact and symptoms of stress
  • Identify situations and circumstances that cause stress
  • Exploring different ways to reduce stress and feelings of anxiety
  • Identify steps you can take to reduce stress

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CV Reboot

This course will help you to review and refresh your CV so that you are giving yourself the best chance to find employment.

Topics include:

  • Drawing attention to your relevant skills, experience, achievements and potential
  • Creating such an impression on the employer that they will not be able to turn you down for interview
  • What five sentences are killing your CV?

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Want to enrol?

To book your place on one of our Developing Work Skills Sessions please call 01202 262300 | 01305 819059 or pop into one of our Learning Centres.