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Certificate in Active Listening Online Course

Learn the Basics of Active Listening

Learn the Basics of Active Listening

Communication skills are at the heart of everything we do each day, whether at home, at work, or at play. This course focuses on active listening, which encompasses the best of communication.

In this course, you will learn what active listening is and what qualities active listeners have. You’ll also learn how to manage your body language, create a positive listening attitude, encourage conversation, build relationships, and get over listening roadblocks.

After you complete this Active Listening course, you will be able to:

  • Define active listening and its key components.
  • Identify ways to become a better listener.
  • Use body language to reflect a positive listening attitude.
  • Understand the difference between sympathy and empathy, and when each is appropriate.
  • Create a listening mindset using framing, positive intent, and focus.
  • Be genuine in your communications.
  • Understand the communication process.
  • Ask questions, probe for information, and use paraphrasing techniques.
  • Build relationships to create an authentic communication experience.
  • Identify common listening problems and solutions.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required
  3. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Session 1: Course Overview

  • Learning Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment

 Session 2: Defining Active Listening

  • What is Active Listening?
  • Responding to Feelings
  • Reading Cues
  • Demonstrating Listening
  • Identifying Good Listeners
  • Tips for Becoming a Better Listener
  • Pre-Assignment Review

 Session 3: Body Language Basics

  • Silent Messages
  • Making Connections

 Session 4: Attitude is Everything!

  • Understanding Sympathy and Empathy
  • Demonstrating Empathy
  • Creating the Right Mindset
  • Reframing the Situation
  • Establishing Positive Intent
  • Maintaining Focus
  • Being Genuine
  • Considering Your Purpose
  • Making Connections
  • Constructing Your Response

 Session 5: Encouraging Conversation

  • What Is Said and What Is Heard
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part One
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Two
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Three
  • The Ladder of Inference, Part Four
  • Reflection: Using Your Own Experiences as a Resource
  • Asking Questions, Part One
  • Asking Questions, Part Two
  • Probing Techniques, Part One
  • Probing Techniques, Part Two
  • Paraphrasing Techniques
  • Echoing Techniques

 Session 6: Building Relationships

  • Building Common Ground
  • Finding Common Ground
  • Using Humor
  • NLP Tips and Tricks
  • Associated or Dissociated
  • Towards or Away From
  • Match/Mismatch

 Session 7: Getting Over Listening Roadblocks

  • Problems and Solutions
  • Making Connections

 Session 8: A Personal Action Plan

  • Starting Point
  • Where I Want to Go
  • How I Will Get There

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 002ALOC
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Lifetime Course Access
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6 - 8 Hours
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate