Building Confidence for Life and Work – C8292

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Course Overview

Our short course will build confidence for life and work. It will improve your self-esteem. It will help to empower you through mindful reflection. You do this by seeing and using your personal strengths to achieve new or existing goals. This is a great course for anyone who has not been in work or school. They would like to explore new paths and help you make some new friends.

What You'll Learn

Year 1

This course will transform you. You will learn strategies to boost your self-esteem. You will also learn to develop resilience and a growth mindset. These skills will help you to thrive in school and at work.

You will learn how to:
Boost self-confidence and self-empowerment
Improve mindfulness and self-reflection.
Increased sense of empowerment
Work readiness and career motivation

After you finish this course, you will gain greater confidence and self-esteem. You will also start to plan your professional journey. You will be better able to face challenges. You will make informed choices in the future. You will succeed in your chosen path.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

How you will be assessed

When attending classroom-based sessions, you will complete a variety of short practical and simple written tasks that will be formally assessed by your tutor.

Course Fees

Tuition fees

Tuition Fees (19+): £0.00

Additional Costs

Fee concessions:

You will not be required to pay a fee for this course if you are in the following categories:
In receipt of one of the following benefits: Universal Credit, JSA or ESA (Employment and Support Allowance Work-Related Action Group) or low waged. Evidence of benefits will be required on the application.


If the course is longer than one year the total fees are for the first year only and further fees may apply in future years. All fees are based on a ‘home’ learner status. Please contact us for information on overseas fees.

For more information, please see our course fee disclaimers page.

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Course and Career progression

When you complete this course, your tutor will be able to provide advice and guidance on other courses you can enrol on. These might include alternative programmes such as Functional Skills English, maths or IT. This qualification will support anyone to gain employment by improving their confidence by gaining new skills and qualifications.

For more detailed advice and guidance about future steps, you can make an appointment with one of our qualified careers advisers who can support you in finding the most suitable career path for you and making the most of your skills and qualifications.

What Happens Next

Apply online via the College website. You will be contacted to come into College if required, or you will be sent a conditional offer according to the entry requirements for the course. You will then be invited to enrol for your chosen course of study.

For applications via JCP, please let your Work Coach know. Subject to individual eligibility and type of benefit, the vast majority of courses are FREE to people in receipt of an employment-related benefit JSA, Universal Credit or ESA (Employment and Support Allowance). Call us on 0116 224 2125 for more information on fees.

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