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Improve your writing skills using plain language

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Improve your writing skills using plain language

Date: No dates for this event.
Course duration: 1 day
Venue: Reidvale Neighbourhood Centre, 13 Whitevale Street, Glasgow, G31 1QW
Costs: Members £175.00 / Non-Members £275.00

Who’s it for and what’s it about?

This short course is for anyone in a housing association or co-operative who wants to improve their writing skills, produce documents that are easy to read and get their message across to the reader. It will help those who write letters, reports, newsletters, emails and other work related material

Course content

• How to avoid jargon
• Writing in a clear and precise manner avoiding unnecessary waffle
• Avoiding unnecessary words and repetition
• How to make sure your readers will understand you
• Practice your writing skills

Learning outcomes

• Write easy to read documents
• Choose clear and precise wording that your customers will understand
• Reword jargon and technical phraseology
• Rephrase complicated sentences
• Avoid waffle


Trainer:  Anne Robertson