Presentation Skills Training, 115789, Level 5, 5 Credits, 2 Days


This training will enable learners to present and participate effectively in oral communication in various contexts. The format of this Training above will be classroom training at the client’s premises.

The content to be covered during the Training will be as per below:

Interact critically and purposefully as a listener and/or speaker in oral communication.

  • Responses show a clear understanding of complex issues under discussion in one-on-one or group situations.
  • Own understanding is clarified and further developed during discussions and opportunity is provided during interactions for the clarification of one another’s understanding.
  • Discussions and/or disagreements are managed sensitively and in a manner that supports the goal of group or one-on-one interaction.
  • The underlying assumptions, points of view and subtexts in spoken texts are identified and evaluated when appropriate to clarify understanding, remove bias and/or sustain interaction.

Analyse and critically evaluate oral presentations.

  • Point of view and information in spoken texts are identified and meaning described in relation to context and purpose of the interaction.
  • Values, attitudes and assumptions in discourse are identified and their influence on the interaction described and evaluated.
  • Techniques, skills and strategies used by speakers to evade, transfer or dissipate responsibility for an issue are identified and interpretations of the text reflect this insight.
  • The impact is critically analysed, evaluated and synthesised.

Use and evaluate strategies for listening and speaking in sustained oral interactions.

  • Characteristics of a speaker’s style and tone that attract or alienate an audience are identified with reference to the particular effect of each feature in creating audience response.
  • Non-verbal cues/body language and signals are critically analysed for impact on audience and used appropriately.
  • The influence of rhetorical devices is used and evaluated for effect.

Analyse and evaluate responses to spoken texts critically and adjust own as required.

  • Responses to spoken texts are analysed in relation to audience, purpose and context. Inappropriate responses are identified, evaluated and adjusted accordingly.
  • When confronted by opposing views, own position is put forward with confidence and sensitivity in a manner appropriate to the interaction.
  • Tone, approach, style, register and language usage are appropriate to context, and adapted so as to maintain oral interaction when it breaks down or is difficult to initiate or maintain.

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