Course Title: Make a presentation

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4394 Certificate IV in Strata Community Management

Course Title: Make a presentation

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Flexible Terms

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2017 (SCM1)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2018 (All)

Course Contact: Thierry Demathieu

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8359

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.

This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training and promotions. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401 Make a presentation


1. Prepare a presentation

2. Deliver a presentation

3. Review the presentation

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this, course you should be able to:
1. Prepare a presentation
   1.1 Plan and document presentation approach and intended outcomes
   1.2 Choose presentation strategies, format and delivery methods that match the characteristics of the target audience, location, resources and personnel needed
   1.3 Select presentation aids, materials and techniques that suit the format and purpose of the presentation, and will enhance audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas
   1.4 Brief others involved in the presentation on their roles/responsibilities within the presentation
   1.5 Select techniques to evaluate presentation effectiveness
2. Deliver a presentation
   2.1 Explain and discuss desired outcomes of the presentation with the target audience
   2.2 Use presentation aids, materials and examples to support target audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas
   2.3 Monitor non-verbal and verbal communication of participants to promote attainment of presentation outcomes
   2.4 Use persuasive communication techniques to secure audience interest
   2.5 Provide opportunities for participants to seek clarification on central ideas and concepts, and adjust the presentation to meet participant needs and preferences
   2.6 Summarise key concepts and ideas at strategic points to facilitate participant understanding
3. Review the presentation
   3.1 Implement techniques to review the effectiveness of the presentation
   3.2 Seek and discuss reactions to the presentation from participants or from key personnel involved in the presentation
Utilise feedback from the audience or from key personnel involved in the presentation to make changes to central ideas presented

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may include but not limited to a variety of methods including written short answers, assignments, online quizzes, interactive tasks and multiple choice questions. You will be asked to demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.