Building Confidence & Self Esteem

This course aims to introduce life skills that will help to support and build self-confidence. It is an opportunity for the individual to be introduced to life skills that will support them to make constructive changes within their own lives and improve their mental wellbeing.

This course is for anybody who may feel they want to:

Increase self-awareness
Change thought patterns/habits
Focus and build on the positive
Examine life style

The skills that will be introduced will be a positive tool to support changes based on your own individual needs.
How to apply for the Wellbeing Project

This course is part of the Wellbeing Project which is a national project researching how learning can help your wellbeing. You will need to attend an interview to confirm your eligibility for the course and fill in a questionnaire at the start, during, and at the end of the course.
This course is free for those who are experiencing stress, low mood or difficulty sleeping (100% concession)
To find out more please book an appointment with or call 0208 439 8943

How to Enrol:
You can enrol directly in person at reception after your interview.

Course Content

The course will explore:

• Skills to achieve constructive change
• Habits, negative beliefs, family patterns
• Positive thinking
• Relaxation/breathing techniques
• Building self confidence
• Life-style – healthy choices
• Reflective diary and its benefits

Teaching/Learning methods:

PowerPoint presentations.
Group discussion – to share views/experiences.
Small group/pair work.
Real life scenarios used to give examples on how changes can be made.

Suggested additional reading material for further study.

Useful websites.
Personal reflective diary.
ILP to set individual targets.

Entry Requirements

Anyone experiencing symptoms of stress, anxiety or low mood will be able to access the course for free and be asked to complete a short survey at the start and end of the session.
There are no formal entry requirements but a desire to explore areas in own self

First Class Requirements

How to Enrol

Attendance Requirements

How to Pay for Your Course

Assessment Methods

You will be given hand-outs but recommend you bring pen/pad for additional note taking in class.

If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email telephone 020 8843 7921, or drop in to our main reception area at either site.
For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.