Welsh Language Skills for Managers

Date: 28 January
Location: Conwy Business Centre
Trainer: Steve Eaves, Gareth Ioan and other guest tutors
Fee: £595 (+VAT), £545 (+VAT) for IAITH members
Time: 9:00 am - 16:30 pm

Who is the course for?

The course is aimed at Welsh speaking managers who are fluent Welsh speakers within the social context but lack the confidence to use their Welsh fully within their professional roles. The course is aimed at managers who wish to boost their language confidence levels and competencies within their work context. 


The course aims to build the confidence of Welsh speaking managers (level 3/4) and develop their Welsh language skills in order that they may increase their use of Welsh at work.


The course will cover the following topics:

  • Language awareness
  • Bilingual workplaces – facilitating change
  • Language skills tutorials
  • Public speaking
  • Media interviews
  • Preparing and delivering presentations
  • Chairing meetings
  • Discussing work issues with staff – induction and appraisal
  • The Welsh language and IT

Participants' feedback – what did they say?

"I feel much more confident after the course. I have more confidence now to write Welsh accurately and more formally".

"An excellent course – it's been a great help with my use of Welsh, both formally and informally".

"After doing the course I realise that I need to make more of an effort to use Welsh".

"I was fairly confident before the course. Getting to know about IT resources has been helpful. The exercises and the course context have also been helpful".

"I feel that I've gained vocabulary, resources and confidence". 

"I've learnt a great deal on the course. I've got a lot more work to do but things are starting well. Many thanks". 

“I feel much more confident using Welsh in publicand believe that my written skills have also improved”.

“I'm now much happier using Welsh in business situations”.

“I've volunteered to be Welsh language Champion at work”.