Whether you are wanting to further your personal and professional development or maybe you just want to make your work environment the best it can be, our collection of online power skills training courses have been designed to help you unlock your potential, enhance your abilities and excel in both the workplace and everyday life. This training course has been created in collaboration with our subject matter expert, Eleanor Snare, emotional literacy specialist and life coach.
Our Power Skills Training Package is a comprehensive set of resources and training designed to enhance personal and professional development, employability, and career success. Discover how these skills can boost your professional and personal growth and open doors to new opportunities.
Our online Power Skills Package contains the following courses and can be completed at your own pace. The package includes:
|Course||What it includes|
|Learning to Say No - The Right Way||In this course, we give you an insight into those wide-ranging, complex factors of saying no, helping you to understand why saying no can feel so hard and giving you tips and ideas on how to make it a little easier.|
|Giving and Receiving Feedback||
This short course is all about feedback: what it is, does and, most importantly, how you handle it. It gives you an understanding of the different types of feedback you might experience at work and an insight into your habits around this challenging topic.
|Dealing with Difficult Situations||
In this power skill course, you'll find out how to deal with difficult situations so that in the future, you'll be able to resolve them swiftly and effectively. Workplace conflict can be a useful tool for growth and change, but only if it's managed well.
|How to Construct and Deliver an Effective Presentation||You'll discover the tools and techniques to effectively present your ideas. There's plenty of exercises to help you to practise and, at the end, a one-page worksheet you can use again and again to construct future effective presentations.|
|How to Form a Robust Opinion||This short course will take you through three steps to help you form an opinion that’s thoughtful and nuanced.|
|Collaboration Principles||To work effectively with diverse teams, in multiple places, on fast-paced projects, everyone has got to feel comfortable and confident about pitching in or collaborating. But where do you start with this way of working? This short course has been designed to help.|
|Benefits of Collaboration and Cooperation||This short course will help you to understand the benefits of collaboration and cooperation. It's ideal for anyone looking to implement collaboration and cooperation more effectively in their organisation, whether as a leader, manager, or team member.|
|How to Improve Problem-Solving Skills||This short course will teach you about what’s behind effective problem solving and how you can improve your capabilities to solve problems. We'll also supply you with some tools to avoid panicking when they do crop up.|
|How to Effectively Deliver Criticism||In this course, you'll learn how to give criticism effectively so that it's heard, understood, and acted upon. Whether you're a manager, or someone who wants to make their workplace the best it can be, this short course will support you to share when things have gone wrong and ensure they are made right|
|Effective Public Speaking||In this short course, you’re going to learn some quick and simple tips for effective public speaking. You’ll discover the different routes of communication you can take to engage your audience, why keeping it simple is so important, and how to calm even the worst nerves so you can present more effectively.|
By completing these courses, you'll learn valuable skills to use in the workplace. You will learn:
and much more.
This short power skill course should take 80-120 minutes to complete, but e-learning is self-paced, so it depends entirely on your individual learning speed and how quickly you absorb the study material.
After completing this Power Skills Package you will be able to download and print a Virtual College certificate for your records.
There are no specific entry requirements for this Power Skills Package.
We have over 300 accredited online courses and a wide selection of personal and professional development courses including packages such as Mental Health and Wellbeing Resource Pack, Digital Business Skills Suite and Personal and Professional Training Package.
View our full catalogue of online courses here.
To begin searching for your online training you can click on the course category section on our website and browse through all of our training categories.
Alternatively if you already know the title of the training you’re looking for you can use the search bar located in the centre of the homepage and go directly to the course you want.
When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.
Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.
If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.
This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.
Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.
If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out at the beginning of the following working week.