Course overview

This course equips DWP (Department for Work and Pensions) customers with essential skills in accessing, understanding, and utilising information, advice, and guidance services effectively. customers will learn how to navigate the DWP system confidently, accessing vital resources and support to enhance their employment prospects, financial stability, and overall well-being. Through interactive sessions, learners will develop skills in interpreting complex information, seeking appropriate advice, and making informed decisions tailored to their unique circumstances. From job searching strategies to financial planning tips, this course empowers DWP customers to take control of their future with knowledge and confidence.

Course description

Embark on a transformative journey towards enhanced employability, financial literacy, and holistic well-being with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) course on Information, Advice, and Guidance, delivered in collaboration with the Workers' Educational Association (WEA). This comprehensive course is designed to empower individuals of all backgrounds to navigate the complexities of the modern job market and welfare system with confidence and competence.

Through engaging and interactive sessions facilitated by experienced WEA Tutors, Claimants will gain practical skills in accessing crucial information, seeking tailored advice, and making informed decisions to shape their career paths and financial futures. From understanding entitlements and benefits to crafting effective CVs and honing interview techniques, this course equips learners with the tools they need to succeed in today's competitive environment.

Moreover, claimants will explore strategies for personal development, goal setting, and self-advocacy, fostering a sense of agency and empowerment in their pursuit of professional and personal fulfilment. By fostering a collaborative and supportive learning environment, the WEA's DWP course fosters solidarity and mutual support among claimants, creating a community of learners committed to each other's success.

Join us on this enriching educational journey, where learning is not just a means to an end but a pathway to greater self-discovery and resilience.

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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