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Public Speaking

Course Code: MTK52

Level: 2
Subject area: Business & Enterprise
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Half a day
When you'll study: 3.00pm - 6.00pm

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About the course

Do you need to build your confidence with public speaker training? This half day public speaking workshop at City College Plymouth will ensure that a fear of public speaking will not disrupt your career or keep you awake at night. This practical, confidence-boosting course will explore the art of presentations and public speaking, as well as teaching strategies and techniques for delivering a confident and professional presentation or speech. The ability to speak to groups or in public is becoming an increasingly crucial business skill. Whether it’s addressing groups of staff or delivering a presentation to potential customers, the value of being a confident public speaker is huge. This course is part of a range of short courses for business owners, existing and aspiring managers that can support you and your team gain skills, knowledge and confidence across a breadth of subjects. These courses are specifically designed to enable businesses to solve skills gaps for those in new posts, or update skills for existing managers and supervisors. These skills are crucial in enabling your business to function effectively and remain competitive.

What you'll learn

This workshop is designed to introduce a number of effective tools and techniques to becoming a confident public speaker.Topics covered include:

  • building confidence
  • building rapport with an audience
  • improvisation
  • styles of delivery
  • non-verbal communication.
Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


There is no assessment for this course.

What's next?

On successful completion, you may progress to other business and management workshops at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2017/18 (August 2017 – July 2018). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.