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Developing Confidence Planning Futures Course

2 November 2018



CBT-based course aiming to

  • increase self-esteem and motivation
  • Improve decision making and learn how to deal with change
  • look into stabilising lifestyles
  • develop job-seeking skills
  • develop stress control and communication skills


All with the ultimate aim of getting and keeping a job.


When: 3-week course on Thursdays and Fridays from 22nd November-7th December


Where:McDonald Road Library, Business Hub meeting room,

2 McDonald Road, EH7 4HU


Times:10.30am -3.30pm


Optional Customer Service Skills 1-day course, also available as a stand-alone course.


Where:Customer Service training will also be delivered at McDonald Road Library, Business Hub meeting room


When: Customer Service training will run on Friday 16th November

From 10.30am-3.30pm


Participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement on completing the course which will be held at our Christmas Celebratory Event on Monday 10th December in the Nelson Hall, McDonald Road Library from 2.30pm till 6.30pm.


Who:These free courses are foreveryone aged 16 years and over, who are,unemployed living in Edinburgh, not on the work programme, experiencing multiple barriers to work.


How to refer:

Sign up by calling Hazel on 07785 625929 or emailing:


Free course. Travel costs covered where required.


Participants must meet with Connected before the course.


One-to-one case management is also offered after the course to support people in working towards their career goals, e.g. gaining experience, training, skills etc.

Participants may also be invited to weekly work clubs, where they can be supported in their online searches and applications.