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Our Additional Skills Training Programme will really help bolster your CV and make you more employable

It’s vital that when you graduate you have more on your CV than just your degree. To boost the employability of our students, we offer a range of skills-based workshops and sessions for all students.

Each year, we try to expand our programme of training sessions to cover the topics that you have asked for. In the past we have held sessions on public speaking, negotiation, chairing meetings, interview skills, and simply how to put your new transferable skills into your CV.

We try to make sure there is something for everyone, with all sessions being completely free - so get involved and gain a new skill for your CV. If you don’t see something that takes your fancy, get in touch and let us know what skills you would like to develop. To see the full list of what's available, check out the what's on section. For more information or to suggest something new, please email sutraining@bucks.ac.uk or call into the Students' Union offices. 

Current Activities

 

Personal Licence Holder
31st October 10am - 1st December 4pm
High Wycombe- N2.03
Accredited certificate – on completion of this course, candidates will hold a licensing qualification with which they can apply for their personal licence.
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Training | Training Centre
Combat Academy
21st February 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Venue
FREE Self Defence Workshop!
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Training
Public Speaking
22nd February 2pm - 5pm
N2.04- High Wycombe
Boost your confidence and move out of your comfort zone with our FREE Public Speaking workshop!
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Training
Emergency First Aid
27th February 11am - 4pm
Uxbridge, Room 3.07
Free Emergency First Aid Course.
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Training | Uxbridge
Freud Museum
28th February 10am - 1:30pm
High Wycombe- Freud Museum
Immerse yourself in the exciting world of this psychology pioneers and book your place to attend this FREE trip to the Freud Museum in London!
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Training
Paediatric First Aid - Day 1
1st March 11am - 5pm
Uxbridge, Room 3.08B
A TWO DAY course that will give you the skills you need to carry out emergency paediatric first aid.
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Training | Uxbridge
Careers in the Arts
1st March 1pm - 2pm
Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
Love the arts? Get on down for this private tour of the fantastic Wycombe Swan!
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Training
Co-chairing Training
1st March 1:30pm - 3pm
N3.05
Learning to chair a meeting is a great life skill, one of those things that is a great CV builder and gives you a number of different skills.
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Sign Language
2nd March 1pm - 4pm
Uxbridge, Room 0.08
Come along and learn some sign language!
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Training | Uxbridge
Student Minds: Look After Your Mate
3rd March 1pm - 4pm
N2.02
Concerned about a friend or course mate who may be struggling? Come along to this workshop for some practical tips on how you can help and give your support.
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Training
Student Minds: Look After Your Mate workshop
6th March 5pm - 7:30pm
Room 0.09
Concerned about a friend or course mate who may be struggling? Come along to this workshop for some practical tips on how you can help and give your support.
Training | Uxbridge | Peace of Mind
Freelance Business Workshop
7th March 2pm - 4pm
Launchpad Space- North Wing, 2nd Floor- High Wycombe
FREE workshop helping you to get started as a freelancer in your career of choice!
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Training
Sports Taping
8th March 9:30am - 4:30pm
Sports Therapy Suite
Fiscal movement taping aims to teach you lots of taping techniques and the concepts on which they are based. A must for sports teams!
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Training
Paediatric First Aid - Day 2
8th March 11am - 5pm
Uxbridge, Room 3.08B
A TWO DAY course that will give you the skills you need to carry out emergency paediatric first aid.
Training | Uxbridge
Public Speaking
8th March 2pm - 5pm
Uxbridge, Room 0.08
Boost your confidence and move out of your comfort zone with our FREE Public Speaking workshop!
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Training | Uxbridge
Public Speaking Level 2
15th March 2pm - 5pm
N2.11
Public Speaking workshop designed for those who have taken part in the workshop previously or have prior experience of speaking in front of an audience!
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