Full day courses


Do you ever feel out of control with the many demands placed on you on a day to day basis? This course will help you refocus as you explore your own choices and priorities, enabling you to plan how to make the most of your time and energy and achieve a balance that works for you.

New for 2019: 3-hour short course. 

Technology. Love it or loathe it – it’s here to stay. Would you benefit from a healthier relationship with your digital devices? In this course we’ll examine the benefits technology has brought to our daily lives and how switching off from time-to-time could benefit your wellbeing.

New for 2019: 3-hour short course.

Research shows that yoga has a wide range of benefits for your physical and mental wellbeing. Here you can learn simple yoga stretches to gently release tension and soothe aching joints, meditation techniques to help you deal with stress, and a deep relaxation practice that contributes to an overall feeling of wellbeing and helps to relieve tension, fatigue and anxiety. 

New for 2019: 3-hour short course.

This course is designed for ACA students and recent graduates to discover how to build a growth mindset. Challenge the perceptions that could hold you back, identify what personal and professional fulfilment means to you and how to lay the foundations of a successful career.

New for 2019: 3-hour short course.

Whether you manage staff formally or informally, this course will give you an opportunity to consider your own management style and the impact it has on the people you're managing. Develop the skills you need to delegate confidently, learn how to give valuable instructions and the best way to provide constructive feedback.

Updated for 2019.

This course includes an opportunity to work on your CV or LinkedIn profile with a career coach along with new practical takeaways on how to create a powerful first impression. Learn how to boost your impact and become more effective, confident and persuasive.

Mental health is a fundamental part of your wellbeing. Discover the factors influencing mental health and recognise signs of problems in yourself and in people around you. Learn practical strategies to look after mental health like mindfulness and how to have a confident conversation about mental health.

This is a practical course to help you improve your physical wellbeing. Learn and practice simple exercises that you can do at home or during your lunch break to stay active and healthy. Learn how food can impact on your mood as well as your physical health and feel confident about making healthier food choices.

Sleep is important for your immune system, brain health and weight management. At this course you'll learn about the internal chemistry that drives your sleep and waking cycle and the activities and routines that encourage refreshing deep sleep.

We all want to be happy but what does that actually mean and what can we do in our everyday lives to be happier? This course explores the science and practice of wellbeing and you'll learn scientifically grounded tools to help you to grow your happiness.

An introduction to the foundations of mindfulness where you can learn how mindfulness techniques can improve your ability to deal with stress in the workplace and at home, manage anxiety or depression and improve concentration, energy levels and how much you enjoy life.

This follows on from the Mindfulness for beginners course and focuses on practical mindfulness, allowing you to reflect and extend your practice. Techniques include using mindfulness to approach difficulty, mindfulness of the breath and applying mindfulness in everyday life.

Are you chronically busy and struggle to get everything done? This course shows you how to use mindfulness to feel calmer, more productive and take back control with tools and techniques designed for busy professionals like you.

Learn the practical tools and techniques you need to cope more effectively with setbacks and improve your self-confidence. Discover how to develop a resilient attitude and explore the differences between pressure and stress.

Emotional intelligence is the ability to manage your emotions and understand and interpret those of other people. Here you'll develop an understanding of emotional intelligence, why it matters and how to use it to improve your performance, motivation, relationships and your effectiveness, both socially and professionally.

Self-awareness allows you to understand yourself and your beliefs and improve your relationships with others. This course will enable you to be more assertive and improve your confidence and professional relationships.

A flexible and positive mindset can help you achieve success in all areas of your life. In this course you'll learn the tools you need to develop a growth mindset and help you pursue your goals more effectively at home and at work.

Being effective is a crucial part of our wellbeing and in this course you'll explore strategies to help you get into flow, with the best way to use planning, communication and delegation to improve your effectiveness, confidence and productivity.

This course aims to dispel the myths about ageing and support you to make the most of your later life. Discover how to age well by exploring your strengths, and drawing on them for a sense of meaning, purpose and positive direction.

Identify your goals and aspirations for retirement and the actions you need to take to achieve them. Analyse and understand what's important to you and how you can maintain your energy, purpose and fulfilment to enjoy and make the most of this phase in life.