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Critical Thinking
Course Level 2
Study Method Online
Course Duration 125 Hrs
Start Date Ongoing
Awarding Body ABC Awards
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Course Overview

Critical Thinking Training 

In today’s society, many people experience information overload. We are bombarded with messages to believe various ideas, purchase things, support causes, and lead our lifestyle in a particular way. How do you know what to believe? How do you separate the truth from the myths?

The answer lies in critical thinking training. The ability to clearly reason through problems and to present arguments in a logical, compelling way has become a key skill for survival in today’s world. Online critical thinking course will give you some practical tools and hands-on experience with critical thinking and problem solving.

 What Will Students Learn?

  • Define critical and non-critical thinking

  • Identify your critical thinking style(s), including areas of strength and improvement

  • Describe other thinking styles, including left/right brain thinking and whole-brain thinking

  • Work through the critical thinking process to build or analyze arguments

  • Develop and evaluate explanations

  • Improve key critical thinking skills

  • Use analytical thought systems and creative thinking techniques

  • Prepare and present powerful arguments

Course Syllabus

Unit 1

Understanding Critical Thinking

The unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • Defining Critical Thinking
  • Characteristics of a Critical Thinker
  • Common Critical Thinking Styles
  • Left- and Right-Brain Thinking
  • Whole-Brain Thinking

Unit 2

The Critical Thinking Process

The unit 2 covers the following topics:

  • The Critical Thinking Model
  • The Standards of Critical Thinking
  • Checking Credibility and Consistency
  • A Critical Thinker’s Skill Set
  • Probing Techniques
  • Active Listening Skills
  • Explanations and Arguments
  • Steps to Building an Explanation
  • Dealing with Assumptions

Unit 3

Critical and Creative Thought Systems

The unit 3 covers the following topics:

  • Techniques for Thinking Creatively
  • DeBono’s Thinking Hats
Career Path

Advanced critical thinking skills will help you reach your full potential in almost any professional setting. Critical thinking facilitates the kind of problem-solving, decision-making and clear-headedness that form the core of ongoing personal development. Whatever your current position, background and future ambitions, this fully accredited course will help you bring your career dreams to life. 

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Staff Training Solutions has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Staff Training Solutions to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who should take this course
  • Existing employees in pursuit of promotion
  • Members of the workforce looking to take on new responsibilities
  • Anyone working in a high-pressure, decision-oriented business setting
  • Business owners, managers and supervisors targeting better performance
  • Jobseekers looking for the strongest start to their career
  • Anyone who faces difficulties making decisions and thinking logically 
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