This course aims to help learners understand the reasons for feeling unsure of themselves, how to participate more effectively in social situations and manage stress and how to set goals that increase their self-confidence.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and rules regarding social distancing this course will be taught via blended learning. The course will include both online and face to face teaching sessions. All sessions will be scheduled at the times indicated below.

? The course tutor will provide live teaching sessions online using Microsoft Teams.

? Selected sessions will be available for a small number of students on a rota basis at the college. All face to face sessions will also be streamed online to ensure all learners can fully participate in every session. Your course tutor will arrange with you a rota for coming into the college.

? If you are not attending in person, you will participate in the session from home via Microsoft Teams.

? Learners who are unable to attend face to face sessions can still enrol onto the course and attend all sessions online.

Learners will also be able to access a wide range of College services including Moodle, Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Drive) and Microsoft Teams to support online learning. Induction sessions will be held prior to the start of the course, to allow learners to familiarise themselves with the online learning platforms.


  • Description

    The goal of this course is to identify those elements that undermine our confidence and provide solutions for conquering them.

    Learners will gain the skills to establish their own personal objectives and a plan for future personal progression.

    *PLEASE NOTE- The running of this course is subject to receiving sufficient enrolment numbers. Newbury College reserve the right to close, cancel or postpone a course if it has not received the minimum required enrolment number by the scheduled start date. In the case of cancellation, enrolled students are notified approximately one week before the start date.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

  • Qualification

    This course contains a short, accredited qualification, which consists of planning and carrying out several different confidence building projects using a range of taught skills. Students keep a portfolio and photographic evidence of work which will be assessed internally by Newbury College and externally via the awarding body. Upon successful completion of the qualification, students are awarded the Level one Award in Learning, Employability and Progression for Confidence Building.

  • Assessment

    Learners' work will be assessed by the tutor throughout the course and progress will be discussed with each learner. Learners' attainment will be recorded against the assessment criteria. Peer reviews and group discussions, reviewing completed work, will also form an important part of assessment.

    Students will create a portfolio of work which will be assessed internally by Newbury College and externally via the awarding body.

  • Work Placement

    Students do not need to be in relevant work to undertake this course.

  • Fees and Additional Costs

    There are no additional cost associated with this course.

Code Day Start End Times Fees*
97010 202102 Tuesday 23/02/2021 16/03/2021 14:00 - 16:00 £60

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Code Day Start End Times Fees*
97010 202104 Friday 26/02/2021 19/03/2021 10:30 - 12:30 £60

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Code Day Start End Times Fees*
97010/DF 202102 Thursday 22/04/2021 17/06/2021 10:30 - 12:30 £65

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* Terms and conditions apply. The fees stated on this website are for guidance purposes only and should be checked before enrolment. Unless otherwise stated, fees shown are for tuition only, over one term (Community Learning courses) or one academic year. Where a course is longer than one academic year, the fees stated are for the first year, and the cost of the second or subsequent years will be discussed at interview. For details of fee remission for students over 19 click here. If you think you may be entitled to a concession or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us on 01635 845000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Fee information

14 - 18 year olds

In most cases students aged 14-18 years old on a substantial study programme will NOT be required to pay fees and most course-specific equipment and materials will be funded by the College. This excludes stationary, non-curriculum trips and a £15 enrichment fee.

19 years and over

Students aged 19 years and over may be required to pay fees. For details of fee remission and loans for students over the age of 19 click here. Please note that some courses may have additional registration, examination and/or materials fees. Where we have been unable to provide these additional costs in this information, they will be discussed with you prior to enrolment. If you think you may be entitled to financial support or fee remission, or you would like more information on the additional costs associated with your chosen course, please contact us.