Training Aim

The purpose of the Communications course online is to develop the skills needed to enable you to understand the principles of communication, and to develop skills to convey and interpret communicative messages in writing, orally and visually. You will acquire communication skills necessary for personal and professional development and understand the role of technology in modern communication and its application in personal and vocational life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Communications theory
  • The importance of effective communication skills
  • Listening behaviours
  • Communication techniques for personal and professional scenarios
  • Effective participation in formal meetings
  • Efficient reading practices
  • Media communication
  • Non verbal communication techniques
  • Body language
  • The role of perception in the communication process
  • Visual aids as a communicative device
  • Communication and information technology
  • Relevant legislation e.g. Freedom of Information Act

Assessment Method

  • Collection of Work (50%)
  • Skills Demonstration (50%)

How To Enrol