Confidence building courses for adults  

Being confident can improve your personal, and work life. Lots of things can happen to make you full of self-doubt. Doing a confidence-building course can help you realise what you can achieve.   

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A judgement-free space

You won’t be judged at the WEA. You’ll find supportive tutors and course mates who have been through similar things to you. You’ll find ways of becoming more assertive, and practice them in a safe space.   

You’ll find new ways to give yourself the compassion and understanding that you’ll give others. You’ll boost yourself esteem, and break the cycle of self-doubt. Sweep away negative thoughts and tackle life events with a new optimism. 

Take one step at a time

It won’t be all at once, and it won’t be overwhelming. Our class sizes are small, and your tutor can tailor classes to your personal style. You’ll grow in confidence at your own pace.  

Building your confidence, assertiveness and self-esteem gives you a boost. Learn to believe in yourself and meet new people who believe in you already. Learn your way, with the WEA.

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Personal Development: Public Speaking

This eight week course is a public speaking course, where you will learn about the fundamentals of public speaking and be recording speaking about a subject that you are passionate about to a peer. Then listening to it and deciding how you could improve your public speaking. You will be guided by our expert tutor who will offer advice and techniques; all of which are designed to improve your delivery when addressing more than one person. All steps towards public speaking will be applauded and celebrated as you learn with others on a course designed to help you present yourself with an air confidence, panache and professionalism.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 04/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Kettering Community Unit
51 Gold Street
Kettering
NN16 8JB
Tutor:
Karren Bennett
Course code:
Q00013358
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
1 place remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £58.80

Confidence Building for the Unemployed

"Confidence Building for the Unemployed" is your pathway to reclaiming confidence and seizing new career opportunities. Led by a seasoned mentor, this empowering course combines informative discussions with confidence-building activities. With personalized guidance and supportive feedback, you'll cultivate resilience and self-belief, ready to conquer any challenge the job market throws your way. Join us on this game-changing course to reignite your career aspirations and step confidently into a brighter professional future.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 11/06/2024 -
Tue 23/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 1:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Tam O'Shanter Farm
25 Boundary Road
Prenton
Birkenhead
CH43 7PD
Tutor:
Laura Walsh
Course code:
Q00015674
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £75.00

Personal Development: Confidence Skills- Seasons

This course will guide the students and lead them into exploring different topics relating to the subject of the four seasons. The group will participate in activities and art work that illustrate those themes. The students will be involved in different activities to encourage increased knowledge about the subjects. The tasks will be supported by discussions and the sharing of views. The workshop will also develop art skills and foster good social skills. The culmination of the workshop will be to produce practical tasks that illustrate the various themes covered.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 25/07/2024 -
Thu 25/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 2:00pm
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
Moorland Community Centre (Lincoln)
Moorland Avenue
Lincoln
LN6 7NH
Tutor:
Sally Darlow
Course code:
Q00014539
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £16.80

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