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Dennett House, 11 Middle Street
Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH

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Tel: 01823 270101                    
Email: info@swcouncils.gov.uk

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Training and Events

Many of our courses can be adapted for in-house delivery and can be specifically tailored to meet individual needs.

Sometimes due to reasons beyond our control a course has to be cancelled or postponed.  We will advise nominating officers and applicants immediately of such a decision.  Please note in exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes at short notice to the content (to reflect changes in legislation, current thinking or topical issues), timing, speakers and/or venue.

South West Councils, Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH, Learning and Transformation Administration Team: 01823 270101


Career Transition Workshop



Course Duration:

1 - day (0930-1600)


This course is for delivery on an in-house basis. Content described below:


 This 1-day programme supports participants approaching a transition phase in their career.  They will learn how to approach change positively and gain helpful guidance in preparing themselves for future career opportunities.


  • Dealing with change
  • Identifying key competencies
  • Identifying skills strengths, transferable and functional skills
  • Relating skills to different job opportunities/markets
  • Getting into the jobs market
  • Promoting yourself - effective CVs, application forms, social media opportunities
  • Interview preparation - the interview and dealing with difficult questions
  • Signposting for those considering starting up their own business


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Course Administrator:

training@swcouncils.gov.uk or call 01823 270101

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"The practical examples were useful to tie the theory together"

"This was an excellent course and the tutor really knew his stuff and took time and effort to answer any questions that I had"

Member Organisations:  from £775 plus expenses
Non-Member Organisations: from £845 plus expenses

(All prices subject to VAT)


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