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Training Course Outline: Writing for the Web Course

The Web presents a number of challenges to writers, not least of all ensuring that visitors can find the information they are looking for and that it’s easy to read.

This web writing course has been designed for people who want to write effective web-based documentation, either from scratch or based on existing material in a paper format.

By attending a web writing training course, you will avoid many of the most common errors made in web copy and ensure that your website is an effective ambassador for your organisation.

What you will learn on this writing for the web course

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

What our customers say

“Great trainer! Great style, very enjoyable & informative.”

PB, Slough Borough Council

“Thought the trainer was excellent. So were the exercises.”


“Concise, effective & fun.”


“I now feel able to write for the web with more confidence. It will also help with other report writing in plain English.”

JP, London Borough of Sutton

“A thoroughly enjoyable course that built confidence in a team of writers previously handling the web with fear and trepidation.”

PB, TBWA Manchester

How we deliver the writing for the web course

It is available as a one or two-day private tutor-led course at your premises.

Choose from:

Private courses at your premises

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:

Writing for the Web Course Contents

1. A framework for success

2. The writing skills you need for web copy

3. Devising a strategy for your website

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.

4. Understanding how people read online

5. Structuring your information

6. Designing your content

7. Editing and proofreading

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For details of timetabled courses, see the schedule.

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

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