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Counselling, Personal and Professional Development

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Our choice of Counselling, Personal and Professional Development courses offer you an introduction to a range of topics you might come across at work. By studying one of these courses you could improve your own confidence when dealing with difficult work situations, learn how to apply Safeguarding in the workplace or even gain the skills needed to start on the road to employment in a range of business admin roles. Whether you choose a course for professional development while employed, or want to improve your CV to help gain employment, we’re sure to have something to suit.

Our partner college, ncn, also offers part-time courses and you can view there website here. Find out more about the merger with ncn.

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Stress Management

This course involves different strategies for relieving stress including relaxation techniques, lifestyle changes and challenging thinking.

Confidence Building

The emphasis of this confidence building course is to develop inner confidence.

Tai Chi

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to experience the wonderful moving meditation of Tai Chi and to enjoy a dynamic and fun activity in a friendly adult class.

Decision Making Workshop

This one day workshop could help you to identify why decision making can become very difficult and it offers a wide range of strategies to try to build up confidence in your decision making skills.

Time Management Workshop

This workshop will be a practical review of a number of time management techniques, using a range of traditional and more modern ideas.

Managing Perfectionism Workshop

This course will reflect on perfectionist behaviours and offer techniques to try that may allow a more rational response to life events and challenge.

Introduction to NLP

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is set of practical skills that you can use to improve how you communicate with others, manage your moods and live a more rewarding life.

Coping with Depression

This course is for you if you want to develop an understanding of how depression affects people and aims to equip people to deal with depression more effectively.

  • personal development

Resilience in Everyday Life

Learn the fundamental life skills needed for healthy everyday living and resilience.

  • personal development

Improve your Writing Skills

Increase and extend your knowledge of writing skills, whether these be for course assignments, blogs, social media or books!

Planning Enterprise Projects

This course will develop your enterprise skills and understanding to take an active part in the development and delivery of enterprise project activities.

Maintaining Mindfulness Practice

This course is suitable for people who wish to learn and maintain their mindfulness skills.

  • personal development

Microsoft Units - Word Processing (Level 1)

This course consolidates existing knowledge of Microsoft Word.

Microsoft Units - Spreadsheets (Level 1)

This course consolidates knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Anxiety Management

Learn to understand, cope and reduce feelings of anxiety and panic in a safe and supportive environment.

  • personal development

Functional Skills in English and Maths

These courses develop skills of a functional nature to allow students to feel more comfortable in handling everyday English and Maths situations and lead towards a nationally recognised qualification.

  • GCSE
  • Maths
  • English
  • Basic maths
  • basic english

Counselling - Introduction to

This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in the basic principles of counselling. 

  • PCDL

Introduction to British Sign Language

This is a great introduction to British Sign Language.

  • PCDL

Mindfulness - Introduction to

Mindfulness can help us develop personal awareness and manage our own physical and emotional health and wellbeing.

  • personal development

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