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Communication Skills — Part-time

Course outline

If you’re looking for a part-time course that gives you skills you to add to your CV, enriches your social life, furthers an interest, or keeps your hand in with learning, then you’ve come to the right place.

This is a short taster programme will introduce you to a subject area. This would be a great starting point if you want to go on to study at a higher level or pursue your interest.

You will learn basic communication skills for everyday life and independent living.

You will begin to gain a basic knowledge and understanding of tasks within the garden and carry out practical work to achieve competence of components in the course. You will be supported to produce a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your skills and achievements of the programme.

Examples of activities and skills development include:

  • Verbal
  • Non-verbal
  • Written
  • Visual
  • Actively listening
  • Active observation
  • Awareness of empathy

You’ll be joining a friendly and supportive group, with like-minded people and a helpful tutor.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
664 Nuthall Road

Start: Saturday 13th January 2024

End: Saturday 2nd March 2024

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £150

Course code: C049724 / Q049725


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete a short workbook with the help of your tutor.


You could progress to further learning.