Course Code: 6N1950

Course Delivery:

This course is delivered fully online, own pace and can be started anytime.


Qualifications:

QQI Level 6 Communications Component Certificate

Module is part of the QQI Level 6 Major Award in ECCE (CHILDCARE) 6M2007

Course Unit

CODE MODULE LEVEL
6N1950 Communications 6

Course Fee Information:

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skill and competence to communicate verbally and non-verbally in a comprehensive range of everyday tasks and in work-related tasks independently and/or in a supervisory capacity.

Online Module Payment is €235

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Learning Outcomes

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 / Examinations:

Portfolio / Collection of Work 50%

Skills Demonstration 50%

Location & date:

Location Start Delivery Access
Online Anytime Own Pace 12 Months to Complete