Positive Action Course

Make positive changes in your life through self development. Learn new skills and knowledge to enable you to live the life you choose.

What is a Positive Action Course?

The Positive Action Course focuses on making positive changes in people’s lives and learning new skills and knowledge to enable people to live the life they choose.

The course runs for one week from Monday through to Thursday 9am-3pm; Friday 9am-2pm, with a range of learning opportunities, guest speakers, classroom and community based activities.

The course can be scheduled and tailored to fit with the requirements of participants, including small groups of five to eight.

Benefits include:

    • Improved self-esteem, confidence and motivation
    • Personal goal setting
    • Cultural awareness
    • Preparedness for employment and training opportunities
    • Community participation
    • Developing social skills
    • Make new friends
    • Recreation and leisure

Am I eligible?

To participate in this course you must:

    • currently live in New Zealand and be either a New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident or hold an appropriate open work permit,
    • be aged between 16 and 65,
    • have a disability that is likely to affect you for a minimum of six months, and present a barrier to employment,
    • require support to address this barrier, or require assistance in addition to that provided by the Ministry of Social Development’s mainstream services, and
    • be registered with Work and Income New Zealand.

Location

The course is offered in Hamilton and surrounding areas and is delivered by Life Unlimited staff with support from specialist presenters.

Cost

There is no cost to attend. This is a Ministry of Social Development funded course.

Duration

The course runs for a week, Monday through Thursday 9am-3pm; Friday 9am-2pm.

Course Content

Participants learn and benefit from a range of learning opportunities, guest speakers, classroom and community based activities.

Tailored Courses

The Positive Action Course can be scheduled and tailored to fit the requirements of participants, including small groups of five to eight people.

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