Auburn College

College in Birmingham, West Midlands
College in Birmingham, West Midlands We provide students with a stimulating environment that builds self confidence and empowers them to pursue their chosen carrier path with hope and enthusiasm. To this end Auburn College uses the Haven-Empowerment teaching model - a teaching method developed and refined by our founder, J.P. McLaughlin. This teaching system provides a comfortable and challenging setting where students can exercise their newly acquired knowledge and skills as they learn. The college offers tuitions from ESOL, Functional Skills, BTEC, to Higher Education, and we are an approved centre for NCFE awards and qualifications. In addition to gaining knowledge at Auburn College students can participate in traineeships and apprenticeships in the media arts with our partners Blazefm and TCNN (The Citizens News Network).

Students can also participate in our upcoming Social Entrepreneur BTEC program. Or, with Auburn Colleges extensive connections throughout the Third Sector - the fastest growing sector of our economy - students can further network for work experience and employment opportunities. Social changes and technologies are developing at an ever accelerating rate. Without an education this generation will not be able to keep up or find meaningful employment. With rising education costs already more than 40% of todays learners are not be able to repay their student loans. And they are finding themselves caught in the vicious cycle of borrowing to pay for more education, more education so they can earn more to pay off student loans, and so on. Affordable, quality education is more important than ever before. Come join us at Auburn College; learn, grow and expand your horizons!
Areas Served
  • Ladywood, Birmingham, West Midlands
Highlights & Specialties
  • Academic social enterprise/cooperative
  • Courses in BTEC, ESOL, IELTS and Communication Skills
  • Programs in the Media Arts
  • Programs in Higher Education (coming 2016)
Professional Associations & Certifications
  • NCFE
Social Profiles

Contact Details

83-85 Hagley Road, Ladywood
Birmingham, West Midlands
B16 8QG
Driving Directions

Products & Services

Communication Skills Course
read moreConfident communicators arent born, they are
made. They learn what makes people listen and respond, and they practice and
use those skills every day. Those skills arent some secret knowledge, either,
but a simple understanding of how and why communication works, and the ways in
which we can enhance what we say to make sure our message is clear, consistent
and compelling.

with confidence ensures you get your ideas across, and that people remember
you, and what you say. It is the best, and simplest, way of achieving your
objectives. It helps in any number of situations: talking with colleagues, your
boss, one-to-one and in departmental meetings, in conversation with existing
and potential clients, in appraisals and performance reviews, or in maintaining
and improving everyday relationships.

In the
Confident Communication Workshop, you will learn:

How to build rapport

How to develop and maintain relationships

How to
get your point across

How body language can help

How to create win/win situations

How people receive communication

How to handle difficult conversations

Work successfully, and achieve your goals

Be listened to and remembered

Understand others needs

Handle disputes

Achieve outcomes that work for all

Improve your career and promotion prospects

Course Dates:

Full-day workshop on Saturday, June 20th

Part-time evening classes Monday, June 22nd
Thursday, June 25th from 06:00pm till 08:00pm

Part-time morning classes Monday, June 22nd
Thursday, June 25th from 10:00am till 12:00 noon

Groups of 9 or more can book their own course dates
subject to tutor availability. Please contact us for details.


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