Public Speaking Course – HOBART 

Engaging, Confident Public Speaking Skills

Learn to Communicate Confidently

Enhance Your Vocal Expression

Use Effective Body Language

Speak with Impact and Influence

Stay on Track & Get to the Point

Communicate as a Leader in Your Field

Public Speaking Course

Hobart TAS

Confident Public Speaking for Career & Business Success

Are you grappling with the challenge of expressing yourself with confidence and making your speeches truly memorable and engaging

If you want to be seen as a leader in your field, being able to speak confidently about your business, your expertise, your vision and passion, is crucial to your success.

In this practical and comprehensive 2-day course, you will learn how to excel in the art of persuasive, confident public speaking.

The classes are small and intimate, so all participants can receive personal attention, advanced coaching and constructive feedback to improve and embed new skills.

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

Next Course in Hobart:

Dates: Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th August 2024
Time: 9am to 4.30pm

Location: Old Woolshed Apartment Hotel
1 Macquarie Street, Hobart TAS 

Address the Challenges of Speaking in Public

  • Structure your speeches to be influential, stay on track and framed for stronger persuasion.

  • Cultivate a stronger, more resonant speaking voice that commands attention and makes you memorable.

  • Weave stories and emotions to captivate your audience’s attention and connect to their hearts and minds.

  • Amplify your personal presence on stage with enhanced body-language and movement.

  • Prepare for Q&A – Understand how to control your responses so that you are professional and effective.

  • Receive and practice public speaking performance techniques that bring your speeches to life!

  • Understand how to use props and slides effectively. (PowerPoint, microphone, lectern & notes)

  • Manage nerves and develop confidence so that you are effective and feel more comfortable.

Public Speaking Course Sydney with Art of Communicating

“Fantastic course and Charmaine is a beautiful person and great coach.  I can’t believe how much we all learned! I found that structuring my speech with the A.TT.I.C.S. and Core Message techniques really useful. It helped the speech to write itself.  This was a great course!”

M. Morton, Sydney Swans
Great training in Canberra

“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.”

S. Bauer, Aftersow Software, Canberra
Art of Communicating - Personal tuition - Communication and Self Development Training

“Charmaine, my public speaking coach, was very supportive and provided confidence building techniques ranging from body language to structure of words and thoughts.  I felt safe and gained the ability to speak with power and authority.” 

K. Fletcher, NSW State Manager - Radiation Oncology
Learn professional public speaking skills. Personal Communication Coaching with Charmaine Burke

“I am now structuring my speeches, using opening and closing techniques, cutting out all the waffle and focusing on the needs of my audience.  It was great to have a professional like you to work with! Your help has been invaluable.”

J. Sangster , CEO, ADMA Australia
Confidence with Public Speaking

“Delivering the speeches was challenging for me!   I now understand the importance of non-verbal communication, therefore I will continue to communicate through body language so my visual message is congruent and reinforces my message.”

R. Passey, Senior Policy Program Officer
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“Thank-you for a fantastic course.  I really enjoyed the environment and feeling of comfort of this course.   It had a lot of valuable content and you made it easy and fun for me to learn and transform my skills.  I highly recommend this to anyone.”

K. Gee, Mrs Australia Winner
Excellent results from public speaking tuition with Charmaine Burke

“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. K Drucza, Gender & Social Development Research Mgr
Dr Betty, Papua New Guinea - Personal Tuition

“The 2 days training has been really, truly fruitful and honestly, Charmaine Burke, the public speaking trainer, is an expert in her own right.   She is naturally gifted, so I just pray that she can continue to help many others like me.”

Dr B Haiverava-Laufa, KTA Livelihoods Project, PNG

Course Objectives & Program

Course Objectives:

Given techniques, knowledge and practical experience to:

  • Set and achieve speech objectives for maximum impact.
  • Craft relevant and meaningful messages for your audience.
  • Utilize structured frameworks to organize thoughts and maintain focus.
  • Captivate attention with powerful openings and compelling conclusions
  • Enhance language through storytelling, phrases, metaphors, quotes and other literacy devices.
  • Understand how to balance facts & stats, emotions, and examples to add depth.
  • Assess your current skills and receive coaching to lift you to the next level.

Given the techniques and experience to master:

  • Non-verbal communication:
    • Advanced body-language techniques that elevate your performance.
    • Enhance the drama and expression of your voice for maximum impact.
    • Understand how to use the stage and move with purpose.
    • Incorporate dialogue and other literacy techniques to bring your stories to life! 
  • Effective use of notes, podium, microphone and other props (PPT/whiteboard etc.)
  • Audience engagement techniques that increase attention and build connection.
  • Q&A sessions with ease and confidence.

Given world-class knowledge on how to:

  • Apply B.A.M. Confidence Techniques (Body, Action, Mind) for onstage confidence.
  • Upgrade your appearance and develop a unique style (if appropriate to your speech subject & position)
  • Cultivate the mindset of a confident speaker.

Hobart Public Speaking Program:

  • Establish Your Personal Speech Benchmarks: Identify qualities of exemplary speakers to clearly identify the outcome you want to achieve at this course.
  • Deliver and Assess Your Skills: Gain valuable feedback to enhance your current skills. Witness your performance through video analysis.
  • Evaluate and Assess Others: By evaluating others you will learn to see with critical eyes what works and why, and how to improve.
  • Define Speech Objectives and Analyze Your Audience: The importance of establishing clear objectives and understanding the needs of your audience and the event at which you are speaking is paramount to your success.
  • Stay Focused and Engage Your Audience: Uncover the reasons why attention wanes and master strategies to keep them captivated.
  • Develop Memorable Core Messages: Craft impactful phrases that leave a lasting impact.
  • Utilize Persuasive Language: Learn how to seamlessly weave persuasive elements into your speech.
  • Embrace the Speech Structure Strategy: Employ proven techniques, including a powerful opening with the A.TT.I.C.S. technique, and a compelling close with the S.Q.A.C. 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.
  • Receive Personalized Feedback: Enhance your delivery and maximize your impact with tailored guidance.  Try new ideas and techniques immediately.
  • Conquer Your Speaking Fears: Face and overcome the challenges that hinder your public speaking confidence. Explore effective techniques, including B.A.M. Confidence Methods, to empower your body, actions, and mindset.
  • Analyze and Enhance Your Speeches: Review day 1 presentations through self-analysis and expert coaching, refining your delivery.
  • Make an Unforgettable First Impression: Master the art of leaving a lasting impact from the very first moment.
  • Harness the Elements of Communication: Understand the significance of words, vocal expression, and body language.
  • Command the Stage: Learn to utilize eye contact, gestures, facial expressions, attire, attitude, and purposeful movements.
  • Expressive Voice Mastery: Enhance your vocal skills with engaging exercises focusing on pace, power, pitch, and pauses.
  • Uncover the Power of Anchored Stories: Infuse emotions, personal narratives, and ideas of the past, present, and future to captivate your audience.
  • Navigate Q&A Sessions: Effectively manage time, handle people, and respond confidently to questions.
  • Professional Use of Props: Utilize notes, lecterns, and handouts seamlessly to enhance your message.
  • Effective PowerPoint Techniques: Discover tips and techniques for impactful slide presentations.
  • Revamp & Redeliver Your Speech: Incorporate new skills and insights into your original speech, elevating its impact with refined delivery and stage confidence.
  • Receive Final Feedback and Suggestions: Elevate your skills to new heights with personalized guidance.
  • Evaluate Fellow Presentations: Observe and learn from other speakers, enriching your understanding of effective communication.
  • Capture Your Progress: All presentations are recorded for future reference and review, easily accessible via WhatsApp.
  • Craft Your Action Plan: Develop a roadmap for continuous improvement upon returning to your professional environment.
  • Celebrate Your Achievement: Receive the prestigious Art of Communicating’s Advanced Public Speaking Course Certificate of Achievement.

Personalised Attention with Expert Coaching

Our seasoned trainer, Charmaine Burke, 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

Charmaine honed her skills in communication and leadership delivering training across diverse industries, including travel, finance, technology, government, education, health, construction, and professional services.  With her guidance you’ll receive insights, tips and techniques from world-class professional speakers.

Supportive and Encouraging Environment

As you practice skills throughout the course, you’ll receive personalized, constructive feedback to help you identify your strengths and areas for improvement.  Witness your progress first-hand through video recordings of your performances (with permission). You’ll be able to observe the remarkable transformation in just 2 days.

Class sizes are small (maximum of 6 people) so that you receive personal attention from the trainer and the practice you need to transform your confidence and public speaking abilities.  You will also learn to sharpen your perception by giving feedback and support to others in the class.  

At the heart of our program is an ethos of friendliness, support, and encouragement, ensuring you’ll thrive in an environment designed to bring out the best in you.

What’s Included in Our Hobart Speaking Course?

  • Art of Communicating’s comprehensive Public Speaking Manual
  • Hobart Public Speaking Course Workbook loaded with tips & techniques.
  • In-depth analysis of your speaking strengths/weaknesses with knowledge and practice to improve.
  • 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) with constructive feedback to improve and implement skills immediately.
  • A vibrant, supportive and encouraging learning environment.
  • Immediate application of techniques through practical, fun exercises.
  • Delightful lunches and refreshing morning teas/coffee
  • Prestigious Hobart Public Speaking Certificate of Achievement.

Why This Course in Hobart is Perfect For YOU!

  • Propel Your Leadership Prospects: Be recognised as a leader who can influence and inspire others.
  • Captivate Your Audiences: Use world-class public speaking techniques with confidence and ease.
  • Share Your Vision and Inspire Action: Understand how to speak persuasively and change minds.
  • Speak as a Leader in Your Field: Become the go-to expert, sought after for your insights and wisdom.
  • Showcase Professional Presence:  Exude confidence, charm and authenticity.
  • Receive Personal Coaching:  Our smaller groups ensure confidential training & personal attention to improve.
  • Lear How to Speak Confidently in Front of Others:  Body, Action & Mind techniques

These skills will last you a lifetime – Book your spot now!


Hobart Public Speaking Course

Dates: Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th August 2024

Time: 9am to 4.30pm
Location: Old Woolshed Apartment Hotel, 1 Macquarie Street, Hobart
Price: $2195

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ONLY $1895 – When you book by 9th August

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