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Developing Confidence, Planning Futures

5 November 2017

Connected is now recruiting for the free Developing Confidence, Building Futures course.

 This is a CBT-based course aiming to

  • increase self-esteem and motivation
  • enable realistic goal setting
  • look into stabilising lifestyles
  • develop job-seeking skills
  • develop stress control and time management strategies

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

It is a 3-week course on Thursdays and Fridays from 12th October - 27th October. All dates for sessions are listed on the poster. 


Where:McDonald Road Library, Business Hub meeting room,

2 McDonald Road, EH7 4HU

Times:10.30am -3.30pm


There is also an 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 be run on Thursday 2nd November from 10.30am-3.30pm

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.


Sign up by calling Hazel on 0131 557 7917/07785 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 a weekly work club where they can be supported in their online searches and applications.


Hazel Lyons

Training and Employability Officer

Connected Learning and Employability

Four Square Hub

67A Logie Green Road


Tel no: 0131 557 7917

Mob: 07785 625929