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This first-year introductory online course is for people interested in a career working with people. This could be as a primary care worker, counsellor, support worker, mediator or facilitator, or in a role that requires strong interpersonal relationship management skills, such as human resources, public relations, supervision or management. It introduces learners to psychological issues surrounding communication and interpersonal relationships, including applications of communication theory to applied situations.
The online course also develops awareness of the learner’s own strengths and weaknesses in interpersonal communication and gives opportunities for the learner to strategise and carry out an approach to address such limitations.
For more information watch the course introduction video below.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
If you have not successfully completed study at Level 5 or higher you need to pass an online entry test before enrolling in this course.
This course is 100% internally assessed
There are no textbooks required for this course
Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.