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Having trouble writing reports, procedures, memos or other documents? Attending our comprehensive training course will help you to communicate clearly and save you time.  Our structured, practical programme will help you to identify your document’... Read More

Having trouble writing reports, procedures, memos or other documents?

Attending our comprehensive training course will help you to communicate clearly and save you time.  Our structured, practical programme will help you to identify your document’s key message. Once identified, the practical steps outlined in this course will help you to deliver the message clearly and concisely, in a way that is easily understood.

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What's covered?

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Our six-step programme guides you in analysing the audience and the subject matter, right through to producing a professional, high quality finished document that will impress.

Six steps to producing a great document:

  1. Analyse the Audience.
  2. Determine your Message.
  3. Follow Simple Rules for Good Writing.
  4. Deliver your Message – Don’t Just Report Facts.
  5. Edit, Edit, Edit.
  6. Have Someone Proofread your Work.

The programme is built around your individual learning needs and features practical exercises to help you hone your skills on the day.

New Course Features:

New Content:

  • Writing Rationales using the CER Format.
    - CER: Claim Evidence and Reasoning.
  • Interactive exercise on common grammatical errors.
  • Using MS Word to avoid common formatting errors.
  • Learner-led discussion on the most important learning outcomes for the group.
  • Added examples of ‘what good looks like’.
  • Walk-through of one document from start to finish.

Increased Interaction:

  • Additional Interactive Exercises.
  • Added Interaction Methods.
  • In-class Discussion Groups.

New Course Times:

  • Reduced session durations – to maximise learner concentration.
  • No late-afternoon learning – to maximise information retention.

New Post Course Follow-up:

  • During the course, delegates generate a list of action items which they commit to implementing in order to improve their writing skills. Four weeks after training, all delegates will receive a follow-up self-check survey. This self-check ensures that the learning continues to be put into practice.

Who should participate?

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Engineers, Managers, Scientists and other Technical Personnel involved in disciplines such as Quality, Engineering, Regulatory Affairs, Technical Services and Research and Development have all benefitted greatly by attending this course.

English is not my first language; can I do this course?

We recommend a minimum English language competency of IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent) for successful completion of this programme. It is important to note that you are not expected to have an IELTS or equivalent qualification.  You can self-assess your English language competency against the IELTS Band scores which can be found in this document.

What will I learn?

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Participants will learn to:

  • Analyse the audience
  • Report data analysis outcomes
  • Use graphic effectively
  • Structure the document
  • Write concisely
  • Achieve clarity

Who are the tutors?

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How do we train and support you?

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In-House Courses
For In-House courses, the Tutor will contact the Course Organiser in advance to discuss the programme in more detail in order to tailor it specifically to the organisation.

Course Manual
Delegates will receive a very comprehensive course manual.

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Course Code
LS030
Duration
2 training days
Public Price
Virtual Training: €695

(includes course documentation).

Delivery Mode
This programme is delivered by Classroom, Virtual Training, or In-Company training
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What Our Learner's SayWhat Our Learner's Say



Excellent course. It was thoroughly enjoyable. Ita is a wonderful teacher.
Paula D May 22, 2024
Very enjoyable and learnt alot
Stephen F March 8, 2024

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Technical Writing Skills

Duration: 2 days
Virtual Training: €695
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