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Principles of Self-Awareness and Personal Development

This Principles of Self-Awareness and Personal Development Award is for individuals who wish to explore their own strengths and weaknesses, increase their self-awareness and embark on a journey of personal development for success. Focusing on the importance of how you behave and appear to others, this Award will help you develop a sense of self awareness and confidence. Additionally, through this course, you will learn the skills and techniques required to meet your own and your team’s personal development needs. Using applied learning methodologies and real-world case studies, the award helps you develop a practical skillset in self-awareness and personal development.

Award Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this Award candidates will be able to:

L1 – understand the concept of self-awareness and personal development.
L2 – understand the benefits of continual self-improvement.
L3 – understand the importance of positive attitudes in business.
L4 – know how to confidently sell promotions and ideas.
L5 – know how to establish and maintain effective business relationships

Award Design

Section 1:

Understanding Self- Awareness & Personal Development

Section 2:


Section 3:

Positive Attitude and Awareness

Section 4:

Selling Techniques

Section 5:

Building Effective Business Relationships

Learning & Teaching Methods

The taught instructor-led course will be a suitable mix of lectures, tutorials, workshops, case studies,  videos and hands on practical exercises. Delegates will be given immediate opportunities to apply what  they have learned with real life problems and case studies.

A comprehensive course workbook is at the core of this course and delegates will also be guided through additional material in the instructor-led sessions. Each Award has 50 hours (20 hours of tutor-led sessions (face-to-face) and 30 hours of self-directed learning).

Assessment Type & Weighting

Each Award has an assessment of a 1-hour formal examination at Pearson Vue testing centre which will relate directly to the skills learned and developed in that course. Each student is assessed through an online test with a multiple-choice questions (MCQ) based assessment.

Award Certification & Accreditation

The Award certificate will be Awarded by EduQual and credit-rated by the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), benchmarked at level 7.


You should be educated up to high school level although delegates with relevant work experience will have the necessary skills to complete this Award. The fundamental requirement of all delegates embarking on the Award is a desire to improve and enhance their skills.

Who Should Attend

Individuals at any level, who have a passion to learn and improve their soft skills, will benefit from this Award. Basic business skills and applied knowledge is a prerequisite for success in today’s challenging business environment. Employers will benefit from enhanced employee capability while current and future employees will gain from their own personal development and greatly enhance their career prospects.

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