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Personal Money Management

Learn how to manage your personal finances more effectively, save money and cut costs while still living a satisfying lifestyle. This course will offer simple budgeting techniques, look at how to understand credit and its true cost and how to prioritise your spending.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Using Email

Emails are an important way of keeping in touch with friends and family. Learn how to create an email account, how to write, send and receive emails and how to share information like letters and photos by using attachments.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Part 1 (2pm start)

This two-part course equips you with the skills, confidence and useful techniques to help stand up and deliver effective presentations using a range of media, including PowerPoint.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Using Spreadsheets

You don't need to be great at figures for this course; we will teach you how to use the software to do the calculations for you. We will also teach you how to use spreadsheet software to create charts and graphs - it's a great way to manage your money.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Anger Management for Men

You will examine what triggers anger and how well people are conditioned to deal with it, or not. Anger is a natural emotion but it can have a negative effect on ourselves and others.

  • Study level: Multiple levels
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Service with a Smile

Formerly ‘Customer Service Skills’, this course will look at the benefits of providing good customer service, the value of positive first impressions, verbal and non-verbal communication and how to show respect to each individual customer.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Counselling

This course looks at what counselling means and will develop your communication and listening skills when talking with or supporting others.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Mentoring

On this course you will look at the role of a mentor and how to build and develop a positive relationship with the client that you are supporting and working with.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills Part 2 (2pm start)

This two-part course equips you with the skills, confidence and useful techniques to help stand up and deliver effective presentations using a range of media, including PowerPoint.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Awareness

Alcohol and drug misuse is one of the areas that many people encounter but feel helpless to know what to say or do to support change. This course looks at alcohol and different types of drugs, their effects and an insight into some counselling skills that may help your clients to talk about these concerns.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Parenting Skills

This first course looks at the complex role of parents or guardians and how this relates to other family members in terms of their needs. You will focus on the skills needed to listen to children, understand stages of a child's development and how they learn, whilst at the same time knowing and identifying what your needs are and how to meet them as well.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Understanding Mental Health

This course aims to help you better understand the term 'mental health' and recognise methods for treating/managing mental illness and its effects. It also looks at the role played by care workers and agencies in supporting those suffering from mental illness.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Developing Personal Confidence and Self Awareness

Why is it that we can feel confident in some situations and not in others? This course will explore how confidence levels are influenced by experiences, thoughts and society. You will examine techniques for developing outer confidence while undertaking the longer-term job of working on your inner confidence.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Improving Assertiveness and Decision Making Skills

Do you want to present yourself as confident and assertive? Do you understand the responsibility of decision making and accepting the consequences? You will explore how to improve the decisions you make, understand your rights and responsibilities and how to assert yourself more fully.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Data Handling

This course will help you to extract and interpret results presented in graphs, charts and results tables. We will show you how to collect data and present it effectively.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

Improves your skills and practice in managing stress and conflict and management coaching and mentoring.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Writing Good CV's and Applications

This course will focus on looking at what goes into preparing a good CV and job application, in terms of the best structure, identifying the right content, explaining any gaps and getting across the positive message you want to give to potential employers or volunteering organisations. Attendance at other Preparing for Work courses will support the work in this particular course.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Bid Writing and Your Funding Strategy

You will learn basic fundraising techniques, concentrating on identifying the different sources of funds and how best to go about accessing them. You will also explore current funding options available to small voluntary organisations and the process of bid development and writing a good funding application/proposal.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Training the Trainer Part 1

This course gives you new skills and enables your organisation to introduce in-house training. This is a two-part course leading to Open College Network accreditation at Levels 172.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Coping with Stress

You will learn about the symptoms, causes and effects of stress and different ways of coping with stress such as positive beliefs, time balance, and basic assertive techniques. You will also practise relaxation techniques and understand the benefits of reducing tension and negative stress.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
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