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Career Transitions (5 Themes)
B01461

This course may be delivered online - please see the course information box to confirm.

Many businesses have been impacted by Covid-19 and as a result making redundancies, may be unavoidable. This programme, in partnership with Wandsworth Council Work Match, aims to ensure those leaving a business are in the strongest mindset with the right skills and confidence to move forward.

Course Content

Theme 1: MANAGING CHANGE AND PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE
This theme will build skills to help cope with unexpected, sometimes overwhelming life changes, and develop professional behaviours to overcome difficult circumstances.
Coping with change: read through your emotions
Responding to change, and overcoming procrastination
Planning and managing time
Tools and strategies to manage change
Theme 2: BUILDING RESILIENCE
Resilience is vital for handling challenges, change and difficult situations in the workplace and daily life. This session acknowledges challenges, change and offers tips to help maintain wellbeing and confidence.
Defining resilience
Managing change and transition
Building resilience and resourcefulness
Theme 3: WORKING TOGETHER - VALUE THE DIFFERENCES
This session will help understand self and others and how to get the best out of one another, by valuing the different ways people communicate
the importance of Emotional Intelligence
Positive interactions and different communication styles.
Developing effective tools and techniques to network successfully
Theme 4: DEVELOPING PERSONAL BRAND IDENTITY ONLINE
This session will explore the importance of developing a personal identity that is consistent and commercially appealing.
Building a personal statement reflecting core strengths
Importance of perception and making impact
Creating a robust Linked In profile
Theme 5: BEYOND RESILIENCE: THRIVING IN UNCERTAIN TIMES
This session will explore a range of different attitudes and emotions that contribute to develop self-confidence, and the ability to navigate uncertainty successfully.

The importance of self-image
Creating a positive mindset
Willpower: what is it, really
Developing focus

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

It is a condition of funding on this course that you complete an Initial assessment in English & Maths (BKSB). We will send you the links as part of enrolment process.

You must be aged 19 or over on the start of this course.

Assessment Methods

This course will start and end with a self-assessment of knowledge and skills. Feedback from peers and your facilitator will help to achieve the aims of the session, in a constructive and supportive environment.
The course will also start with an initial assessment in English & maths as this is necessary to enrol on this course to meet funding requirements.

Additional Information

Some courses are onsite and some online through remote learning, including video conferencing (Teams, ZOOM) and email contact with your tutor.
If your course is online you will need either a PC with a camera or microphone, laptop, tablet, smartphone and able to access the internet to be able to join these Live sessions.
Lessons run at published times - all links will be sent to you ahead of the sessions.
We hope you enjoy the online experience, many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying these sessions and how it has helped to improve their IT & digital skills!
Please don't worry if this is new to you - you are not alone!
We will provide guidance throughout the process and if you experience any problems with your connection/ software we can support you.

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Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: https://my.rhacc.ac.uk. We are here to help you.