The fundamental skill of communication

Communication is one of the most common skills in job advertisements. And as workplaces change, so do communication needs requiring effective skills in face-to-face, video, message and other mediums. Strong communication skills are essential for engaging others, sharing ideas and building understanding both inside organisations and externally with stakeholders, customers and clients.

Why earn a credential in communication?

Your communication expertise can provide you with a point of difference that sets you apart. The Communication credential will:

Depending on which level you achieve the credential in, it could lead to credit towards a post-graduate qualification at Deakin.


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Communication

Practitioner

To earn the Communication Practitioner credential, you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Play an active role in facilitating productive interactions to build relationships
  • Collect, prepare and present information to internal and external groups
  • Deliver engaging and compelling communications using a range of formats
  • Prepare specialist advice on a wide range of topics.

To learn more about this level, please download the Practitioner guide

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Communication

Advanced

To earn the Communication Advanced credential, you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Optimise communication within your team by using a range of technology and methods
  • Prepare specialist advice and report on a range of topics
  • Present to others with authority and insight
  • Communicate in high pressure situations to resolve conflict or assert a position
  • Encourage the sharing of information across teams and stakeholders.

To learn more about this level, please download the Advanced guide

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Communication

Expert

To earn the Communication Expert credential, you will need to demonstrate that you:

  • Prepare and present influential reports and documentation on often complex topics
  • Represent your organisation with authority and credibility in public forums
  • Inform and influence stakeholders on a range of topics
  • Give clear instructions or recommendations to stakeholders on strategic issues

To learn more about this level, please download the Expert guide

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"My credential certifies what I can offer to anyone interested in collaborating. It's a legitimate form of evidence that’s requested by many companies during the selection process."

Samuel Lopez-Lago Ortiz
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