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Communication Skills

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Overview

About the Level 3 Communication Skills Certificate

Effective communication is possibly the one of the most important skills we can learn. The better we are at communicating, the more successful we are at life. This course has been designed to help people learn what it means to be an effective communicator, to help them develop their speaking skills and to help them improve their interpersonal skills.

The course in made up of six units. These insightful modules have been designed to clearly explain the important aspects of communication and help students to apply these skills in everyday situations. From communicating by telephone and online, to writing efficiently and listening effectively, this communications skills course will help students master the art of communication.

Who should study this course?

Courses to improve your communication skills, like this one, are predominantly aimed at those with less confidence in their communication abilities. However, this home learning course may also be useful for those who want to help others develop their communication skills.

At learndirect, we don’t ask for any prior qualifications or experience before students enrol on our communication skills course. All we ask is that they have the motivation to succeed and a way to access our distance learning course materials.

What happens after the course?

On successful completion of this home learning course, you will know how to communicate effectively with friends and strangers alike. You will be able to take your new found skills and use them in a wide variety of situations to aid your personal and career related success.

Most professions and higher education courses involve a certain element of communication; this means your skills will be useful wherever you decide to go. However, if you want a career which specifically relates to communication, you could consider working in the following areas:

  • Communications
  • Public relations
  • Journalism

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

Defining communication

Avoiding ambiguity

Writing efficiently

Effective listening and receiving communications

Communicating by telephone

Writing letters

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Communication Skills Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

About the Level 3 Communication Skills Certificate

Effective communication is possibly the one of the most important skills we can learn. The better we are at communicating, the more successful we are at life. This course has been designed to help people learn what it means to be an effective communicator, to help them develop their speaking skills and to help them improve their interpersonal skills.

The course in made up of six units. These insightful modules have been designed to clearly explain the important aspects of communication and help students to apply these skills in everyday situations. From communicating by telephone and online, to writing efficiently and listening effectively, this communications skills course will help students master the art of communication.

Who should study this course?

Courses to improve your communication skills, like this one, are predominantly aimed at those with less confidence in their communication abilities. However, this home learning course may also be useful for those who want to help others develop their communication skills.

At learndirect, we don’t ask for any prior qualifications or experience before students enrol on our communication skills course. All we ask is that they have the motivation to succeed and a way to access our distance learning course materials.

What happens after the course?

On successful completion of this home learning course, you will know how to communicate effectively with friends and strangers alike. You will be able to take your new found skills and use them in a wide variety of situations to aid your personal and career related success.

Most professions and higher education courses involve a certain element of communication; this means your skills will be useful wherever you decide to go. However, if you want a career which specifically relates to communication, you could consider working in the following areas:

  • Communications
  • Public relations
  • Journalism

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

Defining communication

Avoiding ambiguity

Writing efficiently

Effective listening and receiving communications

Communicating by telephone

Writing letters

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Communication Skills Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

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