QQI Communications Module 6N1950

Category:
Childcare
College:
Chevron Training
Area:
Nationwide Locations
Price: € 295
Duration: 4-6 weeks
Type:
Distance Learning

Course description

The purpose of the Communications module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work in a range of organisations or vocational contexts and to engage in vocationally-related tasks independently and/or in a supervisory capacity.

 

Learning Outcomes

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

Evaluate in practical terms the elements of legislation that must be observed in a personal and or work context, to include health, safety and welfare at work and communications-related legislation, and the responsibilities that apply when working in a supervisory capacity

Assess the impact of non-verbal communication and of the physical environment in everyday human interaction

Construct non verbal and visual messages, aids, images and environments that promote interpersonal communication, to include presentation aids, handouts, physical arrangement of meeting rooms

Utilise listening skills in a variety of roles and contexts, to include note-taking, receiving messages, taking minutes, reporting, summarising, paraphrasing

Participate in formal and informal working groups, to include leading or facilitating, note-taking, summarising discussion, agreeing outcomes and action points

Use reading techniques to include skimming, scanning, reading for detail, for overview and analysing on a range of written material, including media texts, official documents, business communications, literary texts and technical and or vocational material

Use drafting, editing and proofreading skills and the correct conventions of language usage including spelling, punctuation and syntax to produce formal written communications relevant to a particular vocational area, to include reports, correspondence, faxes, memos, minutes

Use research skills to investigate relevant topics, to include use of effective study skills, research methodologies and enquiry techniques

Demonstrate vocal and interactive skills in personal and professional contexts, including an oral presentation, discussion, debate, meeting, interview and or job seeking skills and for the purposes of persuading, informing, advocating, regulating

Work independently and or in a supervisory capacity, displaying qualities such as assertiveness, self-confidence, tact, diplomacy, empathy and patience

 

Assessment Method

Portfolio/Collection of Work 50%

Skills Demonstration 50%


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