PLAIN ENGLISH WRITING SKILLS

Plain English Writing Skills
delivery Delivery:
Face to face or Virtual
duration Duration:
3-hours
participants Maximum Participants:
12
recommended Recommended for:
Anyone required to compose written communications internally and externally
qualified Fully Pre-qualified on:
buy.nsw Supplier Hub, VendorPanel and AusTender

Transform your business writing

Business writing should be easy for the reader to grasp. A communication is in Plain English when the wording, structure and design are so clear that the reader can easily find what they need, understand the meaning and use that information accordingly. Become more efficient at writing documents and be able to communicate in a way that is easily understood by your target audience.

  • WORKSHOP CONTENT

This workshop provides participants with the knowledge and skills to craft compelling and professional business communications - writing clearly and with impact in Plain English - using simple but effective language, structure and layout.

  • LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Plain English - writing with clarity, concisely and with impact to convey key messages
  • Recognise and use appropriate formats (utilising relevant Agency templates and protocols)
  • Plan their writing - understanding purpose and audience, structure and style
  • Write in a clear and logical flow with an easy-to-read layout
  • Use conversational tone for readability
  • Structure short, simple sentences and paragraphs and use lists as appropriate
  • Write with active, not passive voice
  • Write effectively to deliver bad news
  • Edit and proofread
  • Avoid commonly confused words and jargon
  • WRITE CLEARLY AND WITH IMPACT TO EFFECTIVELY CONVEY YOUR MESSAGE

Cut through with effective communications to ensure your message is received and understood with clarity.

Minimise frustration and misunderstanding, write with transparency, saving time and effort.

  • NSW CAPABILITY FRAMEWORK ALIGNMENT

  • Personal Attributes
  • Relationships
  • Results
  • RELATED WORKSHOPS ALSO AVAILABLE:

  • Writing Job Applications & Interview Skills
  • Leadership Development
  • Communication Skills
  • Presentation Skills

An easy to follow workshop that will really help with my writing.

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