There are still available places for the essential Writing Skills course offered in Scotland on 20 September for MP staff. If you would like to attend just click on the highlighted course name below and it will take you directly to the course booking page provided that you are already logged in to the Parliamentary network. Alternatively contact the Commons Learning and Development team
Places on these courses are free for staff and travel expenses can be reclaimed via IPSA.
|Essential Writing Skills
Who can attend this course
This course is open to all Members’ staff.
Course Overview and Content
The course will cover the principles of good written communication and how to put them into practice. It will look at some essentials about the use of language, grammar, tone and writing style and will include an introduction to the ‘Plain English’ approach to business writing.
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
•plan and structure information in letters, emails and other routine communications
•apply an efficient method to write more clearly and concisely in order to get their message across, and to identify supporting information
•proofread and edit their own writing
•make sure they get their intended response