What is the course about?
This course is about how to be an effective learner. It looks at how to research and complete assignments, how to manage time and how to overcome challenges to learning.
What will we cover?
There is one unit on this course- managing study and approaches to learning.
During this unit you will cover how to use study time effectively, how to set targets, how to contribute in a classroom environment, how and where to find information relevant to a course of study.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
By the end of the course learners should have built up the confidence to continue on to a higher level course. Learners will have the skills and strategies to meet the demands of a course of study, including time management, researching, taking part in a class and producing written work.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a level 1 course. You will need to complete a literacy quiz to at least a Entry 3 level.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be taught in a variety of ways including, presentations, videos, discussions, group work and research. You will be required to complete home work assessments.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no costs to this course, but you will need to bring a pen and paper with you.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
On completion of this course you can apply for one of our other courses, for example the level 1 certificate in adult social care, or the level 2 certificate in understanding working in mental health.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details