Public Speaking and Communication Classes

According to most studies public speaking is people's number one fear yet learning how to become a competent public speaker is vital in today's society. Our public speaking courses are perfect for anyone who has to give presentations at work, give a wedding speech, speak at other events or simply to become more comfortable talking in front of a group of people. Our level 1, "Overcome your Fear of Public Speaking" course is for people who feel their nerves are holding them back. We spend a lot of time working on techniques to help control your nerves as well as basic delivery skills. The Level 2 Public Speaking Course implements drama vocal techniques to improve your performance and shows you how to engage your audience.

We offer both private and group courses. Our private course consists of 6 x 40 minute classes that is tailored to meet the student’s exact needs. Cost of the course is €300. There is the option to sit a public speaking exam with the Leinster School of Speech and Drama. An additional fee applies for this exam. Public Speaking corporate workshops are also available.

This public speaking course covers the following techniques:

  • how to conquer your nerves
  • correct breathing
  • projection & articulation
  • delivery skills, i.e. use of rate, pace, pause and inflection
  • content
  • use of props, i.e. cue cards, microphones, powerpoint, etc
Group Public Speaking Classes

Details of our next group public speaking classes are as follows:

Start Date: ONLINE Public Speaking Course : Monday 10th August 2020 at 6.00pm via Zoom.

Location: ONLINE via Zoom

Duration: One hour each week for six weeks.

Cost: €150

Start Date: Developing your Public Speaking Skills (Level 2) : Thursday 10th September 2020 at 6.00pm.

Location: The Lab, Foley Street, Dublin 1.

Duration: One hour each week for six weeks.

Cost: €200

Start Date: Overcome your fear of Public Speaking Level 1 : Monday 14th September 2020 at 6.00pm

Location: The Carmelite Community Centre, Augier Street, Dublin 2

Duration: One hour each week for six weeks.

Cost: €150

Public Speaking & Communication 4 Week Course 16 - 19 year olds

This course is designed to provide young adults confidence in speaking in public as they move onto their final year in school, college or their first job.

Start Date: 4th August at 6pm

Location: Zoom

Booking In Level 1 places are limited to 12 people & 8 people in Level 2. Your place will be secured once payment is received. Contact for more information or to book your place.