Life Skills Courses
Here is a list of the Life Skills courses we offer with a short description of each course. Should you require more information on a specific course please contact us.
These courses can be topics for leadership or school camps or any teambuilding activities. Life skills day camps or weekend getaways can be arranged on request.
These courses can be adapted to the particular age/s of a specific group and group dynamics and are therefore suitable for all ages.
Contact us for a tailor-made package for your school, institution, company, family, or for an individual.
1. Personal Finance
- Savings & Goals
- Basic skills & confidence in money management
Personal finance is the financial management which an individual or a family unit performs to budget, save, and spend monetary resources over time, taking into account various financial risks and future life events.
2. Study Methods
- Study Counselling
- Study Techniques
- Guidance in Setting Goals
- Guidance in Structure
Practical help and guidelines for productive study for your child.
3. Growth Mindset
Our intelligence and talents are not fixed traits. Our most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work – brains and talent are just the starting point. A growth mindset creates a love of learning and resilience.
- Belief systems
- Mindsets, where do they come from?
- Changing your mindset
- Goals & endless possibilities
4. Setting Healthy Habits
- Know your habits
- Make a plan
- The habit loop
A healthy habit is any behaviour that benefits your physical, mental, and emotional health. These habits improve your overall well-being and make you feel good. Healthy habits are hard to develop and often require changing your mindset.
5. Self-Esteem & Self-Awareness
- Understanding your emotions
- Coping with your emotions
- Being able to view yourself: thoughts, beliefs & behaviours
- Gaining objectivity
Self-Awareness is having a clear perception of your personality, including strengths, weaknesses, thoughts, beliefs, motivation, and emotions. Self-Awareness allows you to understand other people, how they perceive you, your attitude and your responses to them in the moment.
6. Social Skills
- Ways we interact with others
- Understanding and reading social cues
- Good social skills help us to become confident and independent
Social skills are the skills we use to communicate and interact with each other, both verbally and non-verbally, through gestures, body language and our personal appearance.
7. Stress Management
- Techniques to reduce stress
- Regain control of your life
- Satisfaction and contentment
Stress management is a set of techniques and programs intended to help people deal more effectively with stress in their lives by analysing the specific stressors and taking positive actions to minimize their effects.
8. Healthy Boundaries
- What are personal boundaries?
- Name your limits
- Giving permission
Personal boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits that a person creates to identify reasonable, safe and permissible ways for other people to behave towards them and how they will respond when someone passes those limits.
9. Appearance & Character
- Making an impression
- Impact of appearance
- What you want to convey & how
Appearance is important to gain respect and build self-confidence.
Our character is who we are and what we do. It is important that we have a foundation of strong character.
10. Communication & Conflict
- Types of communication
- How do I communicate?
- Bringing your message across
- Conflict cures
- Emotional intelligence
Effective communication serves a key role in successfully resolving conflict. Communication skills are important to living a happy and prosperous life.
11. Emotional Intelligence & Attitude
- Learn to be aware of, control, and express your emotions, and how to handle interpersonal relationships.
The skills that make up emotional intelligence can be learned at any time. The key skills for building your EQ and improving your ability to manage emotions and connect with others are: Self-management. Self-awareness. Social awareness.
An attitude refers to a set of emotions, beliefs, and behaviours toward a particular object, person, thing. Attitudes have a powerful influence on our behaviour.
12. Time Management & Productivity
Time management is the process of planning and controlling how much time to spend on specific activities. Good time management allows you to accomplish more in a shorter period of time. Being productive lowers your stress, and helps you focus.
We all have very busy lifestyles and everyone can benefit from these practical tips on how to plan your day, studies, work, projects etc.
“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
— George Bernard Shaw
The Life Skills Courses are flexible to accommodate scheduling and training needs.
The courses can be done on location or at the Just Africa Life Skills premises in Gordon’s Bay.
Individual or group sessions are available.
All courses are supported by self-study materials.
Courses can be presented at day or weekend camps.
The course prices will vary greatly according to your specific needs such as group size or individual coaching sessions, venue and if you want to combine course topics or focus on one course.