The courses, which are run in conjunction with Hertfordshire Adult and Family Learning (HAFLS)  are to support people who would like to improve their confidence and assertiveness skills.  This is particularly valuable for people thinking about going back into employment or volunteering, changing career or seeking career development opportunities.

Each course runs weekly for two hours over five weeks and classes will be held at Verulam School  in either the morning or afternoon.

Spring  Term 2019

 Becoming a Learning Support Assistant in Secondary Schools and Beyond

On this course you will explore the skills needed to become an effective Learning Support Assistant in Secondary School, college and beyond. Topics will include:

  • learning styles,
  • supporting young people and adults in their learning,
  • policies and getting a job. 

You will gain an insight into safeguarding issues, examine typical duties associated with the role of LSA and consider methods for managing challenging behaviour in the classroom.

The tutor will show you how to prepare a professional CV to apply for job roles as a LSA.

You will need a good level of conversational and written English to gain the most from this course.

Wellbeing courses we run at other times include

  • Succeed and Get that Job
  • Assertiveness
  • Boost your confidence

so if you are interested in registering for any of these please email carole.heselton@verulam.herts.sch.uk to go on continued interest list.

Feedback from students who have taken other HAFLS’ courses with this tutor:

“This is my second course with Louisa.  Once again she was an excellent teacher.  Fun and informative lessons, and definitely helped to improve my confidence”

“A very informative and useful course. Found your feedback and suggestions really helpful, and really enjoyed the company of the other students (and yourself of course!).’

“It feels good to learn something new in a welcoming and friendly environment……..helpful and practical information “

For further information or to enrol, call Carole Heselton on 01727 754113 or email carole.heselton@verulam.herts.sch.uk

Cost Fee £15, course fee £20 Total £35
Date Weds 27 Feb to 27 March 2019
Time 1.30 – 3.30pm
School Verulam School

NB Classes will not run if too few people enrol. Fees are not refundable for people dropping out of a course or missing classes. Fees will be refunded only if a course does not run.

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