All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

Communication Skills Courses & Training

Communicating effectively can help you to shape your career through the relationships you build, and our communication skills training will help enhance your prospects.

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What are communication skills?

Both professionally and personally, good communication is a vital life skill. The ability to clearly convey information helps with building long-lasting relationships and for confidently sharing personal perspectives.

In the workplace, effective communication skills are the difference between being heard and being overlooked. They help to assert authority, manage team relations and enhance professional reputations. In this respect, communication training is essential for any candidate’s long-term career development.

To find out more about the importance of communication in the workplace, read our helpful blog, The Art of Communication.

How to improve communication skills

A common misconception is that good communication is an innate ability, but these skills can be acquired by everyone.

Pitman’s communication courses, for example, show you how to improve communication skills with practical techniques and confidence-building exercises. Your learning journey is also supported by our online and in-centre training advisors who provide invaluable guidance throughout your training.

Why choose a Pitman Training communications training course?

  • Pitman Training diplomas are highly respected among UK employers, giving a competitive edge to those who take a communications course with us.
  • Our range of communications training courses covers everything from conflict management to presentation skills. Courses in communication often pair well with project management and HR training.
  • Our communications training centres can be found all around the UK, with courses running all year long. Alternatively, if you would prefer to improve your communications skills at home, you can study Pitman’s courses in communication online.
  • All our Pitman communications training courses are CPD-accredited, earning you valuable CPD points that are highly regarded among employers.
  • Learn effective communication skills anytime you like. Whether it is full-time or part-time, you study at your own pace on a flexible schedule.
  • No matter what you study, there’s always help on hand. Our communications course advisors are available to support your learning at our local Pitman training centres, both online and in-centre.

What skills will I gain from a Pitman communication course?

Our communication courses provide effective communication skills that enhance your career prospects across many different sectors.

By studying our range of communications skills courses, you gain the ability to:

  • Build rapport and good working relationships with customers, colleagues, managers and company directors
  • Overcome the fear of public speaking
  • Identify and de-escalate workplace conflict
  • Manage both internal and external workplace communications, such as emails and video calls
  • Lead efficient and productive meetings using technology and visual aids
  • Understand how body language influences people and how you can use it to convey your message

Communications skills courses available

Pitman’s collection of seminars and courses in communication are designed to build confidence, improve self-awareness and increase productivity in the workplace.

Our Effective Business Communication course, for example, introduces the fundamentals of effective communication, whereas our Presentation Skills seminar is more specific, teaching you to deliver engaging presentations while dealing with social anxiety.

For online job roles, we also offer an Effective Online Communication course, covering the do’s and don’ts of email, social media and video conferencing.

If you want a taster of our communication skills courses, read our Let’s Talk Communication Skills blog post which discusses day-to-day communication fundamentals.

Once you’ve signed up, progress in your course is easy with myPitman; simply log in and pick up where you left off with your communication skills training course.

Whichever communications training course you choose, whether online or in- centre, our experienced course advisors are with you every step of the way. Just get in touch for a free, friendly career consultation with the training experts.

Related Business & Management Categories

Managerial positions require experience, a broad skillset and a high level of interpersonal skills to help manage teams effectively. Our courses cover a range of core skills such as Time Management, Leadership Skills and Team Development to name just a few.

HR is an essential part of any organisation. HR managers typically deal with recruitment, remuneration, staff training and development, employee relations, Industrial relations and organisational development on a daily basis.

We have a range of Project Management training courses, some of which align to the Prince2 methodology, that can help you gain effective, professional skills to run successful projects.

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