QQI Logo QQI Logo

The programmes listed lead to awards in the NFQ. The provider that offers the programme will have full details.

Programme Details

Code

PG15738

Title

Communications

Programme Purpose

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the relevant knowledge, skills and competence to communicate verbally and non verbally in standard every day tasks and in work related tasks, operating indpendently while under general direction. The course delivery is broken down into 4 key topics: 1.Listening and Speaking 2.Reading and Writing 3.Non Verbal and Visual Communications 4. Communications Technology This part-time single module programme, succesdful completition of which leads to FETAC Level 5 component 5N0690, can be used as a component in FETAC Level 5 Major Award Listening skills impress on the learner its importance through some practical listening and interpreting exercises.The course evolves into relating and understanding the dynamics of combining listening and reading skills into conversations, interviews, debates, meetings and proceeds to develop presentation skills.The communications theme is developed further by describing non verbal communications and the impacts of non verbal behaviour. It is further enhanced by the impact of visuals from pictures, films, dance, photographs, diagrams and charts. Thus far we have looked at the main communications methods we use and then look at the most updated methods of communication through daily advancing technology. To assist in understanding, practical exercise such as receiving and sending data and downloading information will be undertaken. The course is delivered by many practical exercises supporting the theories of communications.

Duration Description

150 hours made up of 50 hours directed learning and 100 hours self-directed learning. The porfolio/collection of work will be completed during the self-directed learning hours and the skills demonstration will be completed in 45 minutes during directed learning hours.

NFQ Level(s)

5

EQF Level(s)

4

Location

Dublin City

Delivery Modes

Centre/School/College Based

Delivery Methods

Directed Learning
Group Discussions/Interactions
Work Experience/Simulated Work environment
Tutorials/One on one supported learning
Self Directed Learning

PEL Applies

No

PEL Arrangements

What is PEL?

Validation Date

27-04-2013

Validation Documents

This programme leads to the following Minor Award(s). It is also a requirement for the Major Award(s) listed

Code

Title

Award Class

NFQ Level

5M3782

Health Service Skills

Major

5

5N0690

Communications

Minor

5

Centres offering Communications

Name

Address

Contact

NCU Training

Glin Centre, Glin Road, Coolock, Dublin 17

01 8479463

Website