Presentation Skills

Presentation Skills

Developing the confidence and capability to give good presentations, and to stand up in front of an audience and speak well, are critical competencies for business and self-development.

Whether you are new to presentation skills or need some advice on how to deliver the message with more impact, our course will help you combat nerves, structure your presentation, focus on your verbal and non-verbal communication and look at how you include visual aids in your presentation.

An interactive session full of top tips and techniques that will help you design and deliver your presentation.

Learn more about ted Learning and how our theatre based approach to learning and development is built into our apprenticeship programme, or read through the course details below…

Course Information

Who is the Course For ?

People working in or leading teams

How Long is It ?

It's a one day workshop

Where ?

We run this course at your business address


Costs are variable but average £150 per delegate with 12 participants

Course Details

Why Do the Course ?

Do you get nervous when delivering your presentation? Do you want to get it over with as quickly as possible? When designing your presentation, is opening PowerPoint the first thing you do? During your presentation, do you hope no-one will have any questions for you? Are you sweating up now just thinking about presenting!?

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, then this course is definitely for you.

It’s a practical course where you get the opportunity to design and deliver your own presentation plus receive feedback on your own specific delivery style.

What is It ?

An interactive session full of top tips and techniques that will help you design and deliver your presentation. You will look at how to deliver your message in an impactful way to ensure your audience remains engaged throughout.

What Will I Do ?

You will get the chance to watch a live actor present, receive feedback from the ted Learning Team as to how it felt being on the receiving end of your presentation, and leave with great tips around handling nerves and presenting with confidence.

Course Objectives and Outcomes

What we Explore

The course will be delivered with an expert trainer and professional actor. They will share superb techniques to help you with delivering a high impact, energised, relevant and confident presentation. They will watch you present and give you specific feedback regarding your content, visual aids, tone of voice, body language and personal style.

During the course you will explore.

What an excellent presenter looks like
Your personal brand and how you wish to come across
Positive, powerful, persuasive and engaging language
A robust structure to run the Q&A session
The impact of knowing your audience
How to deal with nerves and deliver with confidence
How to effectively use visual aids
Your own learning style and how to appeal to all styles
The design stage using our Ted Spider Model

What You Will Learn

As a result of attending our Presentation Skills course you will have explored:
Ways to deliver confidently and passionately
Tips and techniques to give you credibility as a presenter
High quality communication techniques
A straightforward robust design structure
Appealing to different learning styles
Ways to sell the benefits of your message to the audience
Relaxation techniques and nerve management tips
An in-depth analysis of your key messages
Ways to get your personal brand over
Innovative ways to use visual aids


Having attended our Presentation Skills course, your takeaways will be:

How to design an impactful and engaging presentation

Consider who your audience is, what they want to get out of the presentation and what your specific key messages are

Master powerful & effective verbal & non-verbal communication techniques

What does confidence look like? We will examine body language, tone of voice and positive, engaging language

Dealing with nerves

We will explore steps you can take to limit your nerves and not let them get in the way of your delivery

Visual aids

We will look at ways these can appropriately support your key messages – when, if and how to use PowerPoint, Prezi or Keynote.

Hawkins \ Brown Architects

“From the outset we were provided with clear information and the support we received from the team was excellent”

Anthea Corridon, HR Advisor, Hawkins \ Brown Architects

Steinhoff Retail UK

“Working with ted Learning has been a fantastic journey. They listen, research and go above and beyond to ensure that their approach matches wholeheartedly with that of the business need”

Vicki Anderson L&D Manager at Steinhoff Retail UK

Pendragon Group

“LCoAT are Apprenticeship Levy experts and have helped us design, plan and implement an apprenticeship programme that delivers the skills we need as part of our wider workforce development strategy.”

Nigel Blackburn, Pendragon Group

DB Cargo

“The Apprenticeship College deliver training that is hugely beneficial to our business goals and ambitions. Their Continuous Improvement and Leadership and Management programmes are delivered by great trainers and we are beginning to see real changes in how our staff carry out their duties”

Josie Pugsley, Professional Development Manager, DB Cargo


From the moment LAC sourced and tailored the apprentice to suit the needs of our business through to the ultimate graduation and full time hiring of them, LAC have supported each part of the program at all key stages of their development. The mix of a broad yet detailed academic approach they take coupled with the learning in the real business environment is one of the most effective ways to grow young people within any industry.

Shaun Maroney, Operations Manager, Haworth UK Ltd