Feeling Anxious - Starter

  • Day:Monday
  • Time:10:30 - 14:00
  • Duration:2 sessions
  • Location:Ark at Egwood
  • Start:08/01/2024

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Course overview

This course is in partnership with Chard WATCH CIC.

Would you like support to begin to understand anxiety? We will look at the places, times and situations when anxiety can arise. How can we distinguish between our thoughts and feelings?

You will get to know others on the course and will be able to share and learn ways to support yourself when things are tough.

Your wellbeing is central to this workshop, so if you have ever struggled with your mental health, our supportive tutors will work with you to allow you to share experiences in a relaxed and safe space.

This is for people who have completed our Taster workshop or who are already familiar with Chard Watch and ARK. This is the next step in our range of courses and works to develop your confidence.

There are two sessions, each 3 hours and with a short lunch break.

For further information contact:  Tel: 01460 712119                  


Course assessment

There are no exams for this course. Your Tutor will discuss your aims with you and complete an Individual Learning Plan to assess if you meet your objectives. You will receive a certificate. 

Course progression

At the end of this course, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Developer Level workshop or course.

Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone! 

Need to know…

Entry Requirements:

This course is suitable if you’re a beginner and want to learn about this subject, and you don’t have relevant knowledge or experience.

There are no qualifications required to join this course, just a willingness to learn and lots of enthusiasm.

Fee information:

If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.

If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.

Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).

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