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Join us in our Zoom training room

Join our 1-day Getting to the point® training no matter where you are. All you need is a user account to:

  • enrol and pay online with a credit card
  • complete your enrolment with our quick online training questionnaire
  • receive our Zoom training link and access to our digital training material.

Training is 9.30 am to 4.30 pm NSW time. Enrolments close at 4 pm 2 days before the training. We send you the Zoom link after then. We have regular breaks during the training, including for lunch.

What you need
  • A computer or laptop with a webcam and a working microphone
  • Reliable internet access
  • A quiet, work-friendly space
  • Ear buds or a headset if in a shared space
  • A pen and paper if you want to keep hard copy notes

Our standard terms and conditions apply. You will need to agree to these when you purchase. Please contact us if you have special needs (such as using a screen reader) so we can advise you.

1-day Plain English Essentials

Learn how the core concepts of plain English can radically improve how you write at work, whether you're writing short emails, long reports or anything in between.
 

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Learn to balance the needs of your readers in our intermediate course.

Perfect for

Writers who have to cater to a wide range of readers, in all document types such as letters and emails, bulletins and assessments.

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Writing for Clarity

What we cover

We show you how to:

  • map your readers to better understand their needs
  • structure your material effectively so readers can easily find what they need
  • make your text flow seamlessly
  • set tone and readability at the right level
  • remove words and details that reduce your document's impact.

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Learn to persuade readers to your point of view in our advanced course.

Perfect for

Writers who must think analytically and recommend action in documents like reports, submissions, proposals and letters.

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Writing to Persuade

What we cover

We explain the key steps to more successful documents so you can:

  • identify the core issues to discuss
  • support your claim with the best arguments
  • test your analysis and reasoning
  • structure your text to give your arguments greater impact
  • review your language so it matches the needs of your readers.
  Ask us about our extensive range of plain English training solutions for your organisation.

How to shop and pay

  1. Create an account or log into your existing account.
  2. Choose your training (click the Cart icon). You can enrol multiple participants in a single transaction. 
  3. Review your purchase in your Cart (top right) and click ‘Proceed’.
  4. Enter the billing details (credit card holder name, email, address) and participant details (name, email and phone). Click ‘Checkout’. 
  5. Enter the credit card details. Accept our terms and conditions. Click ‘Buy now’. 
  6. When your payment is processed, you’ll get a receipt and a training confirmation email.
  7. Before the training, we'll email the details and links for joining by Zoom on the day.

 Our participants say

Every element was interesting in the way it was dissected, explained and applied.

The Zoom training worked very well. I found it easy to use.

I now have tactics to plan my thoughts before writing.

The tools will help me and my staff to provide clearer information to members and senators.

The trainer made the day fun and interesting and provided tips and tools relevant to my job.

It was nice to see other faces through the Zoom program considering the isolation period many participants were facing.