Words are the most valuable resource available to us as human beings, and being a great communicator can open up a whole world of opportunities – such as being able to convince an interviewer you’re the best candidate for the job, nailing a presentation, or getting out of that speeding ticket! If you’re after a course that will help you become a fantastic communicator and boost your prospects in both your work and personal life, then this online level 2 course in key skills communication is ideal.
During this course, you’ll delve into the key elements of communication, learning how to take a step back and create a message that’s specifically tailored to your audience’s requirements. You’ll discover all the dos and don’ts of sending formal and informal messages, making sure your tone is appropriate and your purpose is clearly conveyed. You’ll discover how to give a presentation like a pro, hold face-to-face meetings, conduct important discussions, and much more!
With Oxbridge, you can study online in your own time, at your own pace, and you’ll also benefit from regular feedback and guidance from a personal tutor!
What you'll learn
Unit 1 - Essential Communication
In the opening unit, you’ll begin by exploring the importance of good communication, and take a look at some of its key elements. You’ll learn how to step back and take a look at the whole message, and assess your recipient’s expectations.
Unit 2 - Formal & Informal Communication
In the second unit, you’ll take a look at how to send memos and emails, as well as text messages and faxes.
Unit 3 - Methods of Communication
Moving on to unit three, you’ll discover how to make a fantastic first impression, use the correct greetings and sign-offs in letters, and how write clearly, accurately, and concisely.
Unit 4 - Communication & Presentation
In the fourth unit, you’ll move on to two-way communication, and look at how to correctly use the telephone and conduct face-to-face meetings. You will also work on your presentation skills. You’ll find out how to make a great first impression, convey your points clearly, invite discussion, and come to a conclusion.
Unit 5 - Other Types of Communication
In the final unit, you’ll take a look at how to communicate through press releases, newspaper advertisements, and on websites.
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NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the specific needs of learners. These courses fit in where there are no other regulated qualifications are available. Meaning you can achieve recognition from a well-respected awarding body, even if there isn’t a pre-existing qualification in a certain subject area.
At the end of this course, successful learners will receive an NCFE Customised Qualification and a Learner Unit Summary which lists the details of all of the units you have completed as part of your course.
How is this course assessed or examined?
Throughout this course, you may be expected to complete assignments, essays, research projects, presentations, video/audio recordings, and practical learning sessions to meet the requirements of your course. This information will be included in your study pack detailing exactly what you need to do to accomplish your goals as a student.
While there are no strict entry requirements for this Level 2 Effective Communication course however, it is strongly recommended that you have the ability to effectively read and write in English.