Public Speaking Course CANBERRA

Persuasive, Confident and Effective Public Speaking

Speak as a Persuasive Leader in Your Field

Improve Body Language & Vocal Expression

Build Rapport & Establish Your Credibility

Open Powerfully and Deliver a Compelling Close

Speak Confidently for Career & Business Success

Public Speaking Course

Canberra ACT

Public Speaking for Career & Business Success

Are you grappling with the challenge of making your speeches and business presentations truly persuasive, impactful and engaging?

Welcome to our 2-day Public Speaking Course in Canberra.

If the idea of delivering impactful business presentations keeps you up at night, you’re not alone. Crafting a persuasive message that resonates with your audience can be a daunting task.   In this dynamic course, professionals like you will be empowered with the skills to excel in the art of persuasive, confident & effective public speaking.

Invest in yourself and your professional journey – See booking details below. 

22nd & 23rd July 2024

Location: The Avenue Hotel.
80 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra

Address the Challenges of Public Speaking:

  • Stay on Track and Get to the Point: Use clear, concise communication that is structured, easy to follow and persuasive.

  • Elevate Your Speeches from Ordinary to Extraordinary:  Gain professional techniques to infuse them with profound meaning, relevance and unforgettable impact. 

  • Develop a More Powerful Speaking Voice: Command attention, engage your audience and make your message memorable.

  • Tame Your Nerves: Uncover your fears, develop public speaking confidence through mind, body and action techniques.

  • Influence Your Audience: Understand how to speak to the needs of your audience and get them to take action.

  • Walk the Stage Like a Professional Speaker:  Explore the subtle nuances of body language, anchoring stories and emotions, and using the stage professionally.

  • Begin Powerfully:  Use our  A.TT.I.C.S. Powerful Opening Technique to grab your audience’s attention, introduce your topic, establish your credibility and embed a memorable core message.

  • Captivate Your Audience: Understand how to engage your listeners through words, stories, speech structure, congruent body language and appropriate vocal expression.

  • Deliver a Compelling Close:  Respond effectively to Q&A, deliver a clear call to action, then close on a tailored, memorable core message.

Great training in Canberra

Most Interesting Training Course Ever

“The trainer was great!  This was by far one of the most interestingly run technical training course I have ever attended.   

I found the strategic methods of the A.TT.I.C.S. opening technique, various speech structures and the S.Q.A.C. closing techniques, all extremely useful.”

Shaun Bauer, Aftersow Software, Canberra
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Course Was Life Changing

“Your course has been and will continue to be life changing to me, opening my eyes to the world of public speaking.

After the training, my event went smoothly and the feedback I received was overwhelmingly positive. I felt confident and I got wonderful applause.  Thanks to you.”

Lisa Charles, Director, ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
Best speaking course in Canberra

Building Real-World Speeches

“I can see value in this training, specifically tailored to the needs of my work area and building real-world speeches.

The best things about this course was the structure, opening and closing techniques and I loved the vocal expression exercises.”

Chrisafina Rick, Commonwealth Government
Prepare speeches and deliver with confidence

Out of Comfort Zone and Into Confidence

“I got out of my comfort zone and learned how to prepare and delivery an engaging presentation and practical tips for more confidence.

I learned so much.  It was all great!”

J Howlett, Assist Director, Immigration & Border Protection
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Beneficial to Gain Confidence

“Charmaine was very cooperative and enjoyable to work with.

It was very beneficial to gain confidence to speak in public.”

Deepak-Raj Gupta , Chairman of Board, Canberra India Council
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Lots of Practical Experience & Coaching

“The training was just right for me. The small class size meant we all got lots of practical experience and coaching.

I now know how to achieve my speech objectives, stay on track and improve my public speaking confidence.”

Adam Vanlimbeek, Comcare, Australian Government
Great course in Canberra

I Have a Valuable New Toolkit

“I’ve created a new toolkit to delivery speeches and presentations and really enjoyed the course.  I now have a solid framework for speech structuring and ways to respond to Q&A. 

Great course.  Charmaine, the trainer, was very personable, easy to engage with and her amazing expertise was evident.”

Adam Leayr, Department of Defence
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Professional, Passionate & Motivated

“Thank you for the fantastic course. You are a true professional, passionate and have clearly thought through what would be beneficial for participants of the course.
Both Cam and I came away from your course feeling much more confident and motivated.  It has encouraged us to seek out opportunities to speak and I have recommended the course to everyone at work.”

Sanchi Davis, DFAT
Excellent results from public speaking tuition with Charmaine Burke

A Leader Who Speaks With Influence

“This training was perfect for taking me from a mid level-manager to a leader who speaks with influence.

Definitely top marks in all areas of public speaking. Thank you.”

Dr. Kristie Drucza, Gender & Social Development Research Mgr
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A Real Eye-Opener!

“I can now change my tone of voice to make it more effective and know how to use body language – which was a real eye-opener! 

The different delivery methods was extremely useful.  I also really liked your powerful opening technique – A.TT.I.C.S. – It almost writes the speech by itself!”

Don Shin, Dept of Industry

Public Speaking Course Details and Content

Course Objectives:

Given knowledge, techniques and experience to:

  • Set and achieve speech objectives for maximum impact.
  • Craft relevant and meaningful messages for your audience.
  • Structured frameworks to organize thoughts and maintain focus.
  • Begin powerfully and confidently using the A.TT.I.C.S. Technique©.
  • Deliver impactful and action-driven conclusions with the S.Q.A.C. Technique©.
  • Enhance language through storytelling, phrases, metaphors, and facts.

Given the techniques and practical experience to:

  • Understand and master non-verbal communication: body language & stage movement.
  • Enhance vocal expression for maximum impact.
  • Use PowerPoint and props professionally.
  • Handle Q&A sessions with ease and confidence.

Given assessments, techniques and exercises to:

  • Overcome public speaking fears.
  • Apply B.A.M. Confidence Techniques (Body, Action, Mind) for onstage confidence.
  • Prepare and practice effectively.
  • Receive valuable feedback and constructive criticism for improvement.
  • Cultivate the mindset of a confident speaker.

Look at the Course Content:

  • Uncover the Qualities of Professional Public Speakers: See examples and evaluate your preferences
  • Set Your Public Speaking Benchmark: Identify qualities of exemplary speakers to inspire your growth.
  • Deliver Your Speech: Present a speech for valuable evaluation of your current skills.
  • Why Do People Stop Listening?: Uncover the 5 reasons why an audience disengages and what to do about it.
  • Understand Audience’s Attention Spans: Uncover the reasons why attention wanes and master strategies to keep them captivated.  
  • Setting Clear Objectives:  3-step process to make sure you achieve your objectives for speaking.
  • Understand Your Audience: Tailor your speech to be persuasive and address the needs of your audience.
  • Create Memorable Core Messages: Craft impactful phrases that leave a lasting impact.
  • Utilize Persuasive Language: Learn how to weave persuasive elements into your speech seamlessly.
  • How to Begin Powerfully with A.TT.I.C.S. – Our unique and persuasive opening technique,
  • Deliver a Compelling Close – Understand how to close strategically with our S.Q.A.C. closing technique
  • Choose the Right Speech Structure: Discover five structures that guide you to concise and impactful delivery.
  • Access Cheat Sheets for Impactful Openings and Closings: Arm yourself with attention-grabbing lines and powerful closing phrases.
  • Understand How to Build Public Speaking Confidence:  Explore effective techniques, including B.A.M. Confidence Methods, to empower your Body, Actions, and Mind.
  • Analyze and Enhance Your Speeches: Review day 1 presentations through self-analysis and expert coaching, refining your delivery.
  • Add P.E.P. to your Speeches – 3 Levels of Body Language & Vocal Expression that will keep your audience interested and engaged.
  • Walk the Stage: Understand how to anchor emotions, stories and experiences on the stage.
  • Navigate Q&A Sessions: Effectively manage time, handle people, and respond confidently to questions.
  • Professional Use of Props: Use notes, PowerPoint and props effectively.
  • Revamp & Redeliver Your Speech: Incorporate new skills and insights into your original speech, elevating its impact.
  • Final Feedback and Coaching: Receive personalized guidance to elevate your public speaking skills.
  • Capture Your Progress: All presentations are recorded for future reference and review, easily accessible via WhatsApp.
  • Develop an Action Plan: Develop a roadmap for continuous improvement upon returning to your professional environment.
  • Celebrate Your Achievement: Receive the prestigious Art of Communicating’s Canberra Public Speaking Course Certificate of Achievement.

Personal Attention from Award-Winning Speaker

Enhance your public speaking abilities with the guidance of our highly experienced trainer and award-winning public speaker, Charmaine Burke.  Charmaine has over 16 years’ experience in business communication, is an award-winning speaker, Distinguished Toastmaster, NLP Practitioner, trained in Dramatic Art and the Presenter’s Voice at NIDA, and she is an Advanced Communication Coach

As the Training Director and Founder at Art of Communicating, she has many years experience in training and developing communication and leadership skills for a diverse range of industries including travel, finance, technology, government, education, health, construction and professional services, our trainers are equipped with the knowledge, tips and techniques gathered from world-class, professional speakers.

Friendly, Supportive and Encouraging Environment

Not only will you benefit from her extensive business and communication experience, but you will also develop your skills in a friendly, supportive and encouraging environment.  

You will receive professional, constructive feedback to help you identify your strengths and areas for improvement and video recordings of your performances, so that you will be able to see the progress you’ve made in just two days.

Upon completion of the course, you will return to work with newfound confidence and assurance in your public speaking abilities, leaving a lasting impression on your colleagues and audience.

What’s Included in Our Transformative Course?

  • Comprehensive Public Speaking Manual by Art of Communicating.
  • Engaging Dynamic Public Speaking Course Workbook loaded with tips & techniques.
  • In-depth analysis of your speaking strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Video recordings of your speeches for valuable visual feedback.
  • Expert coaching and guidance from an award-winning speaker.
  • Individualized attention in small class sizes (maximum 6 participants).
  • A vibrant, supportive, and stimulating learning environment.
  • Immediate application of techniques through practical exercises.
  • Prestigious Canberra Public Speaking Certificate of Achievement.
  • Delightful lunches at the Bistro and refreshing morning teas/coffee.

Why This Course is Perfect For YOU!

  • Boost Confidence, Elevate Career: Gain the confidence to excel in your professional communication skills.
  • Deliver Impactful Presentations: Persuade, inform and influence your team, clients and managers.
  • Establish Your Credibility and Reputation: Leave a lasting positive impression of your unique skills.
  • Lead, Engage and Inspire Others: Use public speaking skills to change lives, improve businesses and lead the way!
  • Refine Your Physical Performance: Enhance your voice projection, and leverage effective body language to communicate with authority.
  • Be Recognised as a Leader in Your Field: Command attention and be influential.
  • Impress Bosses, Clients, and Colleagues: Showcase your exceptional communication skills, leave a lasting impact.

… These skills will last you a lifetime!   Book in now.


Public Speaking Course – Canberra

Dates: Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Time: 9am to 4.30pm
Location: The Avenue Hotel, 80 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra
Price: $2195

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ONLY $1895 – When you book by Friday 12th July

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