Course overview

This 10-hour Confidence Building Course, designed for Job Centre claimants with limited English proficiency and minimal work experience, aims to bolster self-esteem and communication skills. The course includes interactive sessions on self-discovery, basic conversational English, workplace etiquette, stress management, and interview preparation. Tailored for non-native English speakers, it employs participatory methods, visual aids, and continuous positive reinforcement. The course culminates in mock interviews, providing practical experience and feedback, and concludes with a review and future planning discussion, setting the groundwork for improved job prospects.

Course description

This Confidence Building Course, specifically designed for Job Centre claimants with limited English language skills and little to no work experience, is a transformative 10-hour program focused on enhancing self-esteem, communication abilities, and job readiness. Throughout the course, participants engage in a variety of interactive sessions that include self-discovery exercises, basic English communication, understanding workplace etiquette, and stress management techniques. The course particularly emphasizes practical skills such as CV writing and conducting mock interviews, providing participants with invaluable feedback and real-world practice.

The course's unique approach involves participatory activities, visual aids, and a supportive environment that fosters continuous positive reinforcement. This method is particularly effective for non-native English speakers, enabling them to gain confidence in their ability to navigate the job market.

Upon completion, participants will not only have improved their confidence and communication skills but will also be well-prepared to pursue further opportunities. These include more advanced courses in Interview Preparation, Employability Skills, and Digital Literacy, all aimed at enhancing their employability and adapting to the modern workplace. Such progression opportunities are crucial for integrating into the job market, especially for those overcoming language barriers and limited work experience.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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