Report Writing

Course covers unit standards 12153 and 110023 at NQF level 4 worth 11 credits

COURSE OUTLINE:

 Report writing skills

 The functions of communication

 Barriers to effective communication

 Report writing skills – Sentences; tips on joining words and punctuation

 Some common report writing faults to avoid

 Writing good paragraphs

 Transitions and ordering the parts

 Overcoming writer’s block: subjectivity; objectivity and bias

 Writing of: project proposals and technical reports

 Project progress report template

 Revising and editing

 Writing and improving the quality of business and technical reports.

 Compile technical reports ensuring content and format are appropriate.

 Discuss the focus of the report – deciding on correct content.

 Meeting reporting deadlines.

 How to select, format, structure and layout reports:including headings, bullets and numbering.

 Ensure the document sequence is logical and meaningful.

 How to present information differently: text, graphs, tables, flow charts and diagrams.

 Organising and structuring a technical text appropriately.

 Presenting the same information in different ways.

 Technical reports

 General reports

 Report checklists

 Topic or subject matter

 Purpose of the report

 Scope of the report

 Section identification systems

 Referencing

 Table of contents

 Stages of report production

 Structuring the report

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Julius Matose
Contact: Imsimbi Training
Course Details

Unit Standard: 

12153 & 110023

NQF Level: 

Level 4

Credits: 

11

Course Duration: 

3 days

Cost: 

R7300(excl. VAT)

Course fee Includes: 

Training Materials