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This 14+ short course, that gives learners the skills and the resources to develop their assertive behaviour. Assertive behaviours encourages learners to have a place in their community, in the workplace and in the classroom. The learners developing their assertive behaviour also gives the learners the skills to become more effective and effective learner.

Knowledge covered includes:

  • Understanding what assertive behaviour is
  • Understand what passive aggression is
  • Understand how to behave within a professional and personal situation


  • How to be assertive without being aggressive
  • How to be effective in professional and personal situations
  • How to take control of a situation


  • How to behave assertively
  • How to work assertively within a team
  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    No minimal requirements

    Assessment Method

    Written assessment.

    Aims of the course

    • To give student the skills to be assertive in their professional and personal situations
    • To give student additional knowledge and skills for their future career

    Progression Opportunities

    Students could use this qualification as evidece of CPD for employment.


    • Classroom lessons
    • Personal tutor/assessor
    • Individualised feedback to develop their own skills and knowledge

    Career Options

    Students could use this qualification as evidece of CPD for employment.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Part Time
Duration 1 week
Start Date 27/09/2021
End Date 01/10/2021


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 50 p/year
24+ £50 p/year
International £320 p/year

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Saikou Sanyang

We had a great bond as a class, and our course tutor was always willing to go the extra mile to support learners. I feel that I have really grown both personally and professionally.

Serifat Kareem

Serifat Kareem

Coming to Lewisham College gave me time to truly think about what I wanted to do as an undergraduate student, it really helped my decision to study for a Master’s afterwards – particularly the 'Professional Development' module.

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