The project provides a variety of outdoor sessions, which are fully accessible and inclusive to all. The sessions encourage group work: improving confidence and communication, as well as providing individual and team challenge activities. Led by experienced outdoor instructors and specialist emplyability tutors, this provides employability skills with a difference.
This course is a vital first step to help individuals to identify their personal achievements to date and assist in developing their potential to gain employment.
Specially adapted sessions working around the skills include the following:
- Communication skills (including active listening)
- Using initiative
- Personal development
- Problem solving skills
- Leadership skills
- Increase confidence and motivation
- Working as a team
These skills, qualities and values enhance the opportunity for individuals to enhance their social standing, reducing the risk of social and rural isolation, whilst providing skills to support community, recreational and cultural engagement within the local community. This project also provides accreditation and recognition improving the opportunity towards employment. In attending this project we encourage and promote a holistic approach to the evidence based ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’ which is working towards living longer, feel healthier, be happier…”