Communication Skills Online Training Course

Communication Skills Training Online
£25 +VAT

This online Communication Skills training course is designed to help those working in a business environment improve their everyday communication skills, from holding appraisals, providing feedback and giving complaints to negotiating, dealing with confrontation and being more assertive.

The course gives an overview of some of the main communication styles found in the workplace and provides details on how you can improve your skills to get the best result each time. The course also uses some real-life examples of successful communicators to show how these new-found skills can be used to their greatest in the real world.

  • Developed by business professionals
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate Duration: 2-3 hours
  • On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Online Communication Skills Training Course?

This Communication Skills training is suitable for employers, managers, supervisors or anyone in a leadership role who wishes to improve their communication skills. The course is best suited to those who work within an office environment although the content is applicable to anyone required to communicate effectively on a regular basis.


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On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

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The course is divided into six accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:

  • Introduction – reasons for communication, types of communication, benefits and negatives, attributes of a good communicator, preparing yourself and your message.
  • Appraisals, Feedback and Motivating – creating a positive atmosphere, appraisals, feedback, confidentiality and motivating staff.
  • Empathy, Coaching and Asking Questions – empathy and support, positive phrases, emotional intelligence, over the phone, coaching and asking questions.
  • Disagreements, Confrontation and Complaints – difficult conversations, disagreements, dealing with confrontation, complaints and upset workers.
  • Criticism, Assertion, Negotiation and Persuasion – giving criticism, useful phrases, being assertive, negotiation and persuasion.
  • Non-Verbal Communication – body language, listening skills, men vs women, confidence, managing emotions, written communication and cross-cultural communication.
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Aims of the Online Communication Skills Training Course

By the end of this course, learners will:

  • Understand why good communication skills are important and beneficial.
  • Know how to deal with difficult conversations, give constructive criticism and handle complaints.
  • Understand how to be assertive.
  • Learn how to give good feedback, appraisals and encouragement.
  • Understand how to motivate and coach workers.
  • Understand the importance of body language and other paralinguistic aspects.
  • Understand emotional intelligence.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 75%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

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