Core skills

Basic skills to help you throughout your life and at work.

  • Tier 3 Adaptability


    The ability to adapt to change in your environment can sometimes be challenging. We have resources available to help guide you through those challenges.

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    Good communication skills can benefit you in all aspects of your life. Improving your communication skills can help prevent misunderstandings and build stronger relationships, whether it be in your professional or personal life.

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    Confidence and assertiveness

    Confidence is a state of mind. Gaining confidence can help you take on the challenges you may face throughout life and building on that confidence can help you to become stronger over time.

  • Tier 3 Decision making

    Decision making and negotiation

    We sometimes find it difficult to make decisions in our lives, especially those decisions which we consider momentous. Making the right decision is not always obvious and the process of making choices by identifying a decision, gathering information, and assessing alternative resolutions can be challenging.

  • Emotional intelligence

    Emotional intelligence

    Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognise your own and other people’s emotions. Find out how this skill can help you work with others.

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    Interpersonal skills

    Being able to communicate effectively with others relies heavily on our interpersonal skills. Explore the following resources to find out how you can improve yours.

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    Motivational skills

    Staying motivated and sticking to our goals is no easy task. Learn how you can motivate yourself (and others) to succeed and achieve your goals.

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    Networking can be a rewarding way to enable you to progress your career. Access some top tips on the best ways to network and make the process more enjoyable.

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    Presenting and public speaking

    Presenting and public speaking can be daunting for some people but you don’t have to let nerves affect your performance. Explore the following resources to help you deliver a great presentation and speak with confidence.

  •  Problem solving

    Problem solving and resilience

    Learning how to build your resilience can help you accomplish your goals in life. Here are some resources to help you persevere and solve problems effectively.

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    Planning and organisation are key to success. Learn how you can stay organised and maximise your time.

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    Teamwork is an essential part of our life at work. Learn how you can develop positive relationships with your colleagues and work effectively to achieve shared goals.

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Here are some of the subjects we cover:

  • Managing stress
  • Giving up smoking
  • Core skills to help you at work
  • CV and interview support
  • Redundancy
  • Loss and bereavement