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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
Introduction to Powerpoint

Presentation software such as PowerPoint allows you to tell a story through pictures and text. Learn how to do this with a click of the mouse.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Interviewing with Confidence

How do you get ready for an interview and manage any preinterview nerves? This course will help you prepare effectively and improve your interview skills. You will build your confidence through understanding and how interviews work and practising your skills.

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

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
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 (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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Health and Fitness for Life for Women

Health and Fitness for Life helps you look at your personal health and well-being; your diet, exercise, fitness and sexual health. By the end of the course, you will be able to reflect and identify any adjustments that may need to be made in any of these areas.

  • Study level: Not applicable
  • Duration of training: 3 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Write for Meaning Level 1

This course focuses on writing clearly and logically.You will explore different writing styles and how you can adjust a style to suit a purpose, situation or mood.

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

You can gain an ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management by doing 3 or 4 of the Management Toolkit courses.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 4 days
  • Study mode: Full time
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