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Professional Writing

In today’s employment landscape, many employees are expected to have professional or technical writing skills to deliver reports, tenders, specifications, business cases and proposals. To stay at the top of your game, it is essential to be able to write in a clear and accurate way, tailored to your audience.

Delivered in person or online, ATTAR offers a range of courses designed to provide you with a broad base of knowledge and the confidence you need to master your writing tasks at work. You will receive expert training from a professional technical writer and gain invaluable skills that will stay with you throughout your career. We also offer private courses tailored to your business’s needs.

Classroom-based / Remote Learning

Choose between in-person or remote delivery mode.

Expert Technical Writer

Learn from expert technical writers with extensive experience.

ATTAR Handbook

Receive a printed copy of our course-specific handbooks.

Certificate of Completion

Complete the course and receive a Certificate of Completion.

The Art & Science of Technical Writing

Technical writing is often dense, confusing, and full of jargon – but good technical writing shouldn’t be. In fact, the secret to good technical writing is conveying complex concepts and ideas clearly, so they can be understood by expert and non-expert audiences alike.

The Art and Science of Technical Writing is a two-day course that will develop your advanced writing skills. The course will teach you how to write efficiently, how to avoid ineffective writing, and improve your understanding of contemporary grammar.

On completing the course, you will be able to:

  • identify breaches of the fundamental principles of good factual writing
  • describe the features of writing that contribute to its usability and readability
  • apply design features to maximise comprehension
  • describe the parts of speech and the components of sentences
  • apply important rules of grammar and punctuation
  • write professional procedures and reports that mirror readers’ expectations.

Technical Report Writing

Learn how to translate complex data and insights into reader-friendly reports. Technical Report Writing is a one-day course designed for professionals who need to prepare technical reports as part of their role. In this course, you’ll take a deep dive into the world of report writing, gaining a strong foundation on how to write effective, accurate and easy-to-understand technical reports.

This is a broad-based course that can be applied to all forms of report writing, with a particular focus on business and scientific reports.

On completing the course, you will be able to:

  • identify breaches of the fundamental principles of efficient technical factual writing
  • describe the features of writing that contribute to its usability and readability
  • apply design features to maximise comprehension
  • write professional technical reports that mirror readers’ expectations and
  • be able to review technical reports in the manner of professional editor

The Art & Science of Scientific Writing

Being able to clearly articulate complex scientific concepts, research results or scientific opinion is an important part of scientific communication – but mastering this fine art takes specialist knowledge and practice.  If your role involves the communication of scientific research or commentary, The Art and Science of Scientific Writing is the course for you.

In this two-day course, you will develop and improve your general and scientific writing skills, gaining confidence and learning how to present the results of your research or opinion more effectively.

On completing the course, you will be able to:

  • identify breaches of the fundamental principles of effective scientific writing
  • describe the parts of speech and the components of sentences
  • describe the structure and components of reports common in science
  • identify styles of writing, and document design, that obstruct readability
  • apply important rules of grammar and punctuation.

Upcoming Course Dates

Course Name
Date
Delivery Mode
The Art & Science of Technical Writing Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th June 2022 Remote Learning

**To enrol in the course, download and complete the form and send it to training@attar.com.au.

Course Fees

Remote Learning

Professional Writing Courses
$ 550 Per Course
  • The Art & Science of Technical Writing
  • Technical Report Writing
  • The Art & Science of Scientific Writing
  • Including training from a professional Technical Writer, +350 page handbook, a certificate of attendance, and much more!
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Classroom-based Learning

Professional Writing Courses
$ 695 Per Course
  • The Art & Science of Technical Writing
  • Technical Report Writing
  • The Art & Science of Scientific Writing
  • Including training from a professional Technical Writer, +350 page handbook, a certificate of attendance, and much more!

Private Courses

We also provide private courses specifically designed for your business’ needs. For more information, send an email to training@attar.com.au.

How ATTAR Can Help

Professional writing skills are invaluable. ATTAR’s expert-led courses will provide you with the confidence and tools to master technical, report, and scientific writing.

Contact us to book a classroom-based or online course, or to arrange a private course specifically for your employees at your facility.