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Public Speaking Training


Cost: Contact us for quote.   Duration: 1 day


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Speaking in public consistently ranks as one of people's greatest fears, however by attending our professional training course you CAN become an effective public speaker or presenter.

This 1-day Public Speaking training course will prepare you for delivering live presentations by teaching you skills like how to overcome nervousness, how to boost your confidence, how to read your audience, using icebreakers, how to best interact with questions or interruptions and much more.

The PD Training Public Speaking course also provides you with valuable presentation skills, including in-depth information on developing an engaging program and delivering professional presentations with confidence and flow.

This engaging and surprisingly fun training course is available now in Brisbane, Sydney, Parramatta, Melbourne, Adelaide, Canberra and Perth.

Please click on the Public Class tab below to view our Public Speaking Training course schedule by city or click the In-House Training tab to receive a free quote for courses delivered at your preferred location.

Course Foreword

Public Speaking consistently ranks as most people's top fear. Additionally, an astounding 75% of people suffer from speech anxiety.


Do you want to remove your fear of public speaking, improve your career options, learn to speak with confidence and deliver professional business presentations with impact and ease?  Mastering this fear and getting comfortable speaking in public can be a great ego booster, not to mention a huge benefit to your career.


Our Public speaking course was designed to teach people, with no previous experience, how to plan, create and deliver a professional speech or presentation to a live audience.


Whether you are speaking to a handful of people, a small group or a large audience, this course will cover the skills required so that you have a dynamic presence at any speaking engagement.


Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Analyse an audience and tailor the delivery accordingly
  • Design presentations for maximum impact
  • Expand on key points to ensure clarity
  • Inspect the proposed venue
  • Master techniques to overcome nervousness and present with confidence
  • Practice techniques that ensure clear, concise and effective wording is used
  • Deliver a polished, professional and credible speech
  • Handle questions and comments effectively

Course Outline

Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 1
Identifying your Audience
  • Performing a needs analysis
  • Creating an audience profile
  • Identifying key questions and concerns
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 2
Creating a Basic Outline
  • Outlining the subject
  • Listing the topics to be covered
  • Identifying the best delivery methods
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 3
Organising the Program
  • Making organisation easy
  • Organisational methods
  • Classifying and categorising
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 4
Fleshing it Out
  • Identifying appropriate sources
  • Establishing credibility
  • The importance of citations
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 5
Putting it all Together
  • Writing your presentation
  • Adding a Plan B
  • Reviewing, editing and Re-writing
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 6
Being Prepared
  • Checking out the venue
  • Gathering materials
  • A 24 Hour checklist
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 7
Overcoming Nervousness
  • A word from the boss
  • Preparing mentally
  • Physical relaxation techniques
  • Appearing confident in front of the crowd
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 8
Delivering your Speech - Part One
  • Starting off on the right foot
  • Using visual aids
  • Checking the volume of your voice
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 9
Delivering your Speech - Part Two
  • Adjusting on the Fly
  • Gauging whether breaks are Required
  • Wrapping up and Winding Down
Public Speaking Training Course - Lesson 10
Questions and Answers
  • Ground rules
  • Answering questions that sound like an attack
  • Dealing with complex questions