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Writing Technical Documents & Reports – Training Course Outline

This technical writing course has been designed to build on the skills of Scientists, Engineers, Technicians, Designers and Project Managers who write technical documents or reports.

If your job involves writing any of these…

Recommendation or guidance reportsFeasibility reports
Evaluation reportsActivity reports
Project reportsLaboratory or field research documents
Technical specifications for productsTechnical memos or emails
Operating policies and proceduresPapers for professional journals

…this course is for you.

This course concentrates on the principles and processes involved in communicating technical information effectively, whether to the layman or the expert.

What you will learn on this course

By the end of the course, you will know how to:

Is this course right for me?

Plain Words offers three standard report writing courses:

All three courses address some similar concepts, but the content is pitched differently for each of the intended audiences to take into account their different levels of experience and the documents they write.

How we deliver the Writing Technical Documents & Reports course

It is available as :

Private courses (at your premises or online virtual classrooms)

We adopt a flexible approach so that even our standard courses are tailored to your needs. Our trainers are all professional writers as well as experienced trainers. They use their judgment on the day to adjust the content and pace of the course so that delegates get the training that is right for them. This is done by:

We can also further adapt the course by:

Our open courses in London

We specialise in small class sizes so that you get personal time with the tutor.

We deliver our Writing Technical Documents & Reports course at venues in central London, all easily accessible by public transport. All the rooms have natural daylight, independent air conditioning and free Wi-Fi.

If your journey into London means an early start, don’t worry; on your arrival you can have a light and tasty breakfast of fresh bread, pastries, cereals and fruit. Throughout the day there's an endless supply of freshly brewed coffee and speciality teas as well as chilled water, fruit and homemade snacks. Most venues also provide a hot lunch and all can cater to special dietary requirements.

Course Contents

1. A framework for success

Pre-Course Questionnaire

When you book we send you a questionnaire which we ask you to return to us before you attend the course. This enables our Trainers to assess your needs in advance.

2. Understanding your brief

3. Analysing your audience

4. Designing your structure

5. Creating your executive summary

6. Developing your style

Want Something a Little Different?

Give us a call today and we will tailor a course to suit you!

7. Writing SMART recommendations

8. When words are not enough

9. Drafting and polishing your words

Book Now!

For the timetable of all courses see the schedule.

To reserve your places you can book a public course, book a private course, call us on +44 (0)1235 60 30 22 or email .

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