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To qualify for your EPV days* you can select from any of our practical and beneficial suite of courses. The more courses you select, the more EPV days you receive:

  • 1 online course – 3 EPV days entitlement
  • 2 online courses – 4 EPV days entitlement
  • 3 online courses – 5 EPV days entitlement

All our courses are run in accordance with the Department of Education and Skills criteria. Courses begin on Thursday, 1st July 2021 and must be completed by Friday, 20th August 2021 at 5.00pm.

Each course requires approximately 20 hours of study. The Discussion forums are facilitated by expert moderators. When you have successfully completed your course you will receive your CPD Certificate.

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  • Two courses will cost €89
  • Three courses will cost €99

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Communications 6N1950

Learners will be able to:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Assess the impact of non-verbal communication and of the physical environment in everyday human interaction
  4. Construct non-verbal and visual messages, aids, images and environments that promote interpersonal communication, to include presentation aids, handouts, physical arrangement of meeting rooms
  5. Utilise listening skills in a variety of roles and contexts, to include note-taking, receiving messages, taking minutes, reporting, summarising, paraphrasing
  6. Participate in formal and informal working groups, to include leading or facilitating, note-taking, summarising discussion, agreeing outcomes and action points
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Use research skills to investigate relevant topics, to include use of effective study skills, research methodologies and enquiry techniques
  10. 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
  11. Work independently and or in a supervisory capacity, displaying qualities such as assertiveness, self confidence, tact, diplomacy, empathy and patience

Assessment:

This course is assessed through a number of assignments which students must complete to demonstrate their understanding of various topics.

Portfolio/Collection of Work                       50%

Skills demonstration                                       50%

Accreditation

  • Following successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 component Certificate in Communications 6N1950
  • QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland.