Communications - 6N1950
This programme module aims to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and nonverbally in a comprehensive range of everyday tasks, in work-related tasks independently, and/or in a supervisory capacity including using Social Media as a method of communication.
QQI Level 5 Certificate, or equivalent life/work experience.
QQI 6N1950 Communications Component Certificate
Day or evening classes
critique current issues in communications and information technology, to include digital and mobile technology, the internet, and the policies and principles relevant to a vocational area, while evaluating in practical terms the legislation that must be observed.
include health, safety and welfare at work and communications-related legislation, and the responsibilities that apply when working in a supervisory capacity.
examine the impact of non-verbal communication, to include presentation aids, handouts, using effective listening skills, participating in group work; using different reading techniques, media texts, official documents, business communications; drafting, editing and proofreading skills and the correct conventions of language usage while displaying qualities such as assertiveness, self-confidence, tact, diplomacy, empathy and patience.
identify, and critically analyse, influences on communication.
Critically examine and evaluate their own communication skills and those of others.
Demonstrate competency in basic verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Determine the critical communications requirements for a given situation.
Present information in a structured, coherent and appropriate manner.
Work within a group to present a consistent and coherent message.