Certificate in Body Language Basics Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    Most professionals look for verbal cues, but what we don’t say is just as important as what you do say. This Body Language Basics Online Short Course will teach you about body language and teach you what’s beneficial and detrimental to your career prospects.

    Thanks to Courses for Success, you can not only understand why body language is significant, but you can also learn how to read your own body language and that of others. By being able to self critique your own mannerisms, you’ll be able identify and correct any mixed messages you might be sending!

    Learning to read another person’s body language will also help you interpret how your colleagues or clients may be feeling even if they’re not forthright with their thoughts. This will lead to a better understanding of your staff, business partners and clients.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.

  • Ideal for


    This short course is suitable for anyone who wants to improve their communication style and better understand interactions with others.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, however students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills and be able to access a computer and the internet.

  • Career Outcomes


    By the end of this course, you will understand the importance of body language and recognise signals sent by yourself and others via body language. Learn new body language skills to better communicate with other people.

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses For Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Getting started

    • The ability to interpret body language is a skill that will enhance anyone's career. Body language is a form of communication, and it needs to be practised like any other form of communication.

    Communicating with body banguage

    • Learning a new language
    • The power of body language
    • More than words
    • Actions speak louder than words

    Reading body language

    • Head position
    • Translating gestures into words
    • Open vs closed body language
    • The eyes have it

    Body language mistakes

    • Poor posture
    • Invading personal space
    • Quick movements
    • Fidgeting

    Gender differences

    • Facial Expressions
    • Personal Distances
    • Female Body Language
    • Male Body Language

    Nonverbal communication

    • Common gestures
    • The signals you send to others
    • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
    • What your posture says

    Facial expressions

    • Linked with emotion
    • Micro-expressions
    • Facial action coding systems (FACS)
    • Universal facial expressions

    Body Language in business

    • Communicate with power
    • Cultural differences
    • Building trust
    • Mirroring

    Lying and Body Language

    • Watch their hands
    • Forced smiles
    • Eye contact
    • Changes in posture

    Improve your body language

    • Be aware of your movements
    • The power of confidence
    • Position and posture
    • Practice in a mirror

    Matching your words to your movement

    • Involuntary movements
    • Say what you mean
    • Always be consistent
    • Actions will trump words

    Wrapping Up

    • Terry Galloway - Deafness has left me acutely aware of both the duplicity that language is capable of and the many expressions the body cannot hide
    • Dale Carnegie - There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
    • Ralph Waldo Emerson - When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.
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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.