To equip participants with the requisite tools and techniques to improve their competence in writing speeches

The course will cover the following broad areas:

Matching the speech to the context 

Planning and structuring the speech for maximum effect

 The use of language and rhetorical devices to enhance the impact of the speech

The writing process

TARGET GROUP

Public Officers of grades Z16-1 and the corresponding P scales, as well as Technical Officers who are required to write speeches as part of their duties.

The NVQ in Public Sector Administration Level 2 is designed to provide training, assessment and recognized certification for public officers who wish to develop the required supervisory skillset for their level. It was developed from an occupational standard in Public Sector Administration which was based on the Barbados Public Service Competency Framework. This framework defines the competencies that lead to successful job performance and by extension, an effective public service professional; while the occupational standard further details the competencies and provides prescribed criteria for assessing the degree of proficiency at which they are performed. 

Target group: Officers at Z38 to Z17 salary scale


The NVQ in Public Sector Administration Level 3 is designed to provide training, assessment and recognized certification for public officers who wish to develop the required supervisory skillset for their level. It was developed from an occupational standard in Public Sector Administration which was based on the Barbados Public Service Competency Framework. This framework defines the competencies that lead to successful job performance and by extension, an effective public service professional; while the occupational standard further details the competencies and provides prescribed criteria for assessing the degree of proficiency at which they are performed. 

Target group: Officers at Z16 to Z1 salary scale