Effective Communicating Distance Learning Course - Egremont - Cumbria - UK Open Learning - I33083

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  • Academic title
    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Level 2 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland"
  • Course description

    Student Profile:

    This programme is designed for people who wish to improve their skill in selecting appropriate communication methods, and in delivering their message effectively.

    Study Method:

    The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by post and email.

    Tutor Support:

    You will receive full tutor support by e-mail and post for a full year from the day you receive the course. To complete this course it will take in the region of 90 study hours which can be spread over a 12 month period to suit the student.

    Assessment:

    As you work through this course you are required to complete a series of tutor marked assignments, which you can then send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments, however you do have to prove to your tutor that you have fully understood the question asked.

    Awarding Body Information

    NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland

    Course Outline:

    Module 1: The Essentials of Communication            

    ·         The Importance of Good Communication 

    ·         Modes of Communication      

    ·         The Key Elements of Communication

    ·         The Whole Message           

    ·         What Does the Recipient Expect?                                          

    Module 2: Sending Informal Messages

    ·         Memoranda ('Memos')       

    ·         Electronic Mail (Email)                  

    ·         Text Messages                           

    ·         Facsimiles or 'Faxes'                                                

    Module 3: Sending Formal Messages

    ·         Letters – The First Impression       

    ·         Letters – Greetings and Sign-Off

    ·         The Details                       

    ·         Letters – Writing Clearly     

    ·         Letters – Writing Accurately   

    ·         Formal Emails         

    ·         Reports and Proposals                    
    • Reviewing Formal Letters and Reports

    Module 4: Two-Way Communication                                           

    ·         The Telephone                            

    ·         Using the Answer Phone               

    ·         Using the Mobile Phone                 

    ·         Face-to-Face Meetings                                                      

    Module 5: Presentations                                                     

    ·         Presentation Skills

    ·         First Impressions,

    ·         Explaining Your Points Clearly Humour

    ·         Inviting Discussion

    ·         Ending the Presentation

    Module 6: Advertising                                                                 

    ·         Press Releases                           

    ·         Newspaper Advertisements           

    ·         Direct Mail                        
    • Web Sites     

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