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Preparing For Work Course

Preparing For Work Course

 10 Wk Preparing For Work Course (Dartford)

 

Venue:- Dartford Jobcentre – 61 Lowfield Street, Dasrtford.DA1 1JY, near Sainsbury’s

 

Time/ Date:-Starting Wednesday 6/9/17 from 2pm to 4.30pm, then each Wednesday (same time) until 8/11/17.

 

Course Outline:-Barriers to Work, Goal Setting, Introduction to Soft Skills, Importance of Communication to Employers, Different Types of Communication, Responding Assertively to criticism, Importance of Teamwork in the Workplace, Dealing with Conflict in a Team, Body Language, Self Esteem and Confidence, Organisational SkillsTime Management, Interview TechniquesJob search skills/Universal Job match Tutorial



This is a weekly course which meets within then local Jobcentre, and supports people in overcoming barriers to work. It is modular in content over 10 weeks, and covers soft skills such as Communication, Teamwork, Interviewing Techniques, Problem Solving and Goal Setting. A certificate is awarded for every successfully completed module.

 The course is structured as follows:

Week 1:

INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

Barriers to Work

Goal Setting

Introduction to Soft Skills

Module 1:

COMMUNICATION AND TEAMWORK (Weeks 2 to 4)

Importance of Communication

Different Types of Communication

Verbal and Aural Communication

 Responding Assertively to criticism

Giving Constructive Criticism

 Importance of Teamwork in the Workplace

Different roles within a team

Working together as a team

 Module 2:

SELF AWARENESS (Weeks 5 to 7)

Dealing with Conflict in a Team

Identifying own Method of responding to Conflict

Team Activity

 Body Language

Learning Styles

 Looking at Our Self-Esteem

How to Improve our Self-Esteem

How to Build our Confidence

 Module 3:

PROFESSIONALISM (Weeks 8 to 10)

Organisational Skills

Prioritising

Time Management

 Interview Techniques

 Workplace Protocols

Jobsearch skills/Universal Jobmatch Tutorial

Course Summary

 There has been excellent feedback from this course and attendees say it has given them the skills and tools to seek work with confidence and renewed enthusiasm.

 

You can download the Preparing for Work Course Flyer; Preparing for Work Course Poster

We also have further courses in Swanley; Prep 4 Work Swanley

 

 

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