Training Module

Presentation Skills


A one-day course.


Course Outline.

Pre-course work. – Delegates need to prepare a 10 minute presentation on a topic of their choice. The presentation will be made during the morning to video, which is used in the debrief.

  • Introduction of course and icebreaker.
  • Delegate presentations.
  • Structure of introductions
  • Relationships with the audience.
  • The structure and use of questions.
  • Posture & Dress.
  • Pitch.
  • Body language.
  • The use of equipment.
  • Control of a group.
  • Structure and use of notes.
  • Maintaining the audience’s attention.
  • Eye contact.
  • Group leading v. instructing.
  • Presenting handouts and props.


The delegates will make a presentation from their own pre-course work to the group during the morning and also have time during the afternoon to prepare and present a second presentation.

Video camera and television are used for delegates to see themselves in action and also highlight the areas which need to be improved to achieve a standard of excellence.