Courses to build life skills

Learn life skills with the largest charitable provider of adult education in England and Scotland. Adult learning isn’t like school. Everyone belongs at the WEA. You’ll get meaningful, and tailored support, so you can reach your full potential. Our classes are friendly and fun, designed for adults like you. We won’t talk down to you and you’ll learn skills that you’ll use in everyday life.

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What are life skills?

Simply put, they are skills that make everyday life easier. Life skills include cooking, budgeting, communicating with others, health, well-being and managing emotions. Sometimes this means learning new things, and sometimes it means building on things you already know.

Sometimes adulting can be hard. These courses can help make it feel just that bit easier, make you feel more independent and empower you to face the future ahead.

Small steps to larger goals

You don’t have to have big goals in mind. Just take small steps towards boosting your skills and improving your wellbeing. Whether it is learning to budget better or cook healthier food. Building your confidence or gaining independence. There is a course for you.

When you study with us, you will:

  • Build your confidence
  • Learn new life skills
  • Improve your everyday life and wellbeing

Take a look at our great range of courses and start making a positive change today.

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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 13/06/2024 -
Thu 11/07/2024
Times:
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Duration:
5 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Nadia Belmajdoub
Course code:
Q00014209
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
3 places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £37.00

Holistic Therapy: An introduction to Reflexology

Join a group of like-minded people who want to improve their maths skills and explore the fascinating subject of reflexology. On this course you will learn how you can use basic maths to learn reflexology, followed by the simple techniques of massage to support your health and wellbeing. Reflexology is an ancient form of self- massage therapy that focuses on applying pressure over points that directly correlate to all areas of the body. This practice is said to have a massive range of health benefits. This course is very much designed to show people how they can help themselves through using this amazing technique to help alleviate discomfort in the body. Learn the key ingredients of how to use % to blend oils for the body and some basic Swedish massage techniques that you can use on yourself. Open to all.

Course Information

Dates:
Tue 11/06/2024 -
Tue 16/07/2024
Times:
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Duration:
6 sessions
Location:
Online
Tutor:
Georgia Daniel
Course code:
Q00014959
How you'll learn:
Online
Availability:
10+ places remaining
Status:
In progress
Fee range
Free to £33.30

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