Improving Your Assertiveness

Take back control of your life, and improve your self-esteem and confidence. Assertive behaviour and effective communication can help you achieve your goals and become more successful in your personal and professional life.

Course Content

The course will cover:

Standing up for yourself in a range of situations
Techniques to calm aggression and overcome passiveness
The importance of effective communication and body language

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.

This course is for you, if you want to communicate more effectively and make your own decisions and choices without feeling guilty.

First Class Requirements

You can enrol on-line, in person at reception or by phone.

Attendance Requirements

How to Pay for Your Course

Assessment Methods

All the materials will be provided by the trainers during the course

Additional Information

You can progress to any of our other wellbeing courses.


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: We are here to help you.