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Find a new you. Explore your options. Set goals. Get ready to face the future. Our range of self-development courses can help bring out the best in you. Build your life skills and develop skills for independent living. 

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Learn more about driving in the UK and take a course to help you pass your driving theory test. Find courses for all aspects of self-development. Discover ways to break bad habits and learn good habits. Find hands-on ways to become more organised. Find anger management courses to help you deal with emotions in a healthier way. 

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Personal Development: Life in the UK

The course will introduce you to many aspects of the UK and will be useful if you are thinking of taking the UK Citizenship test at some point in the future. It is also a course for anyone who wants to know more about living in the UK, the country's laws, culture and society. You will learn and discuss different laws, UK history, culture and social aspects of what is expected of typical UK citizens in everyday life. You will help each other to practice your English through informal activities and discussion to improve your understanding and confidence.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 03/06/2024 -
Mon 08/07/2024
Times:
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Duration:
12 sessions
Location:
Landport Community Centre (Portsmouth)
Charles Street
Portsmouth
PO1 1JD
Tutor:
Joanna Browning-Seyfi
Course code:
Q00015239
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
8 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £92.40

Personal Development: Intermediate : Me, Myself and I

This course will further expand on elements and themes developed in the beginners: Me, Myself and I course. It will focus on looking at the individual and the holistic components of their life, including their history and how everything combines to make them who they are. Students will get an opportunity to further develop their person-centred plans and use them to look for opportunities to advance their lives in accordance with their plans. They will look at people in their lives who can help them achieve what they want to achieve and how they can be a part of other people's lives and help others.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 05/06/2024 -
Wed 17/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
7 sessions
Location:
Aspire
2A Global House
Crofton Close
Lincoln
Midlands
LN3 4NT
Tutor:
Patrick O'Reilly
Course code:
Q00014918
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
8 places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £50.40

Personal Development: Preparing for the Driving Theory Test (part 2)

Do you have an overseas driving licence? Are you preparing to take the driving theory test? Or interested in starting to learn to drive in the UK? This is the 2nd part of a two-part course and if you have enrolled onto part 1 then its recommended you enrol onto part 2. This course is for you if you have some experience of driving in the UK or abroad. You are equally welcome to join if you want to learn more about preparing to drive in the UK if you have limited driving experience. Our course is friendly and a safe environment to ask questions. You will help each other to practice through informal activities and discussions, helping you to develop your understanding.

Course Information

Dates:
Thu 06/06/2024 -
Thu 04/07/2024
Times:
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Sally Kawamura
Course code:
Q00014209
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £37.00

Personal Development: Me, Myself and I

This course will further expand on elements and themes developed in the beginners: Me, Myself and I course. It will focus on looking at the individual and the holistic components of their life, including their history and how everything combines to make them who they are. Students will get an opportunity to further develop their person-centred plans and use them to look for opportunities to advance their lives in accordance with their plans. They will look at people in their lives who can help them achieve what they want to achieve and how they can be a part of other people's lives and help others

Course Information

Dates:
Fri 07/06/2024 -
Fri 12/07/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
6 sessions
Location:
Involve Wellbeing (Lincoln)
12 Mint Lane
Lincoln
LN1 1UD
Tutor:
Patrick O'Reilly
Course code:
Q00015732
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £33.60

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12 months
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Care 2 Find Out About Emotional Freedom Technique

Are you stuck in a rut, suffering from pain or just generally feeling out of kilter? This may just be the course for you. During this introduction to Emotional Freedom Techniques, we will touch on the fascinating worldwide used therapy that is easy to learn and incredibly effective. Learn the basics of emotional freedom technique that follows on to a more comprehensive course as a progression route.

Course Information

Dates:
Wed 12/06/2024 -
Wed 12/06/2024
Times:
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Duration:
1 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Georgia Daniel
Course code:
Q00014608
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available

Time Management: Retirement Rejuvenation & Mind Mastery Day

Learning to plan your time more effectively can help you increase your personal productivity and perform better in various aspects of your life. If you feel like you’re constantly behind and rushing from one thing to the next, this time management training course can help you take the reins on your schedule. Learn techniques to help you enhance your productivity without burning out. Improving your time management skills can help you perform better in voluntary roles, work, or as a parent. It can also help you find ways to juggle all of these responsibilities without generating stress.

Course Information

Dates:
Mon 24/06/2024 -
Mon 24/06/2024
Times:
10:00am - 12:00pm
Duration:
2 sessions
Location:
Norwich Millennium Library (Norwich)
Millennium Library
The Forum, Millennium Plain
Norwich
NR2 1AW
Tutor:
Guest Speaker
Course code:
Q00015336
How you'll learn:
In venue
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
Available
Fee range
Free to £20.00