Writing Winning Technical Documents

Engineering context

As an engineer, you're expected to deliver reports, tenders, specifications and proposals in order to achieve particular outcomes for your organisation. In a competitive environment, winning technical documents require clarity and accuracy that is tailored to suit different audiences.

This one-day course, will help you identify strategies to improve your technical writing skills. You will be provided with practical writing tasks to help you turn theory into practice.

Upon completion you'll be able to tailor your writing to suit different audiences and implement strategies to prioritise and categorise information. You'll also be able to implement writing techniques to create clear and consistent documents, ensuring your reader remains engaged.

Pre-course Requirements
You will be asked to submit a sample writing piece prior to the course commencement. This piece will be referred to throughout the course.

Download the course Technical Flyer for more details.

Build your Chartered competencies

This training course builds skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies*:

8.   Communication
13. Local engineering knowledge
14. Problem analysis

Learn more about Chartered Status.

*Completing this course does not automatically guarantee a competency, it provides participants with the underpinning knowledge required to develop specific Chartered competencies.

Important notice about Public Sessions

Public sessions for this course are temporarily postponed due to community concerns around COVID19. To be notified when courses are running and registrations are open again, please complete the ‘Enquire now’ form below or email us:  

Our Tailored Training services for corporate clients, online courses and qualifications are continuing as normal.

Writing Winning Technical Documents


“Great techniques. Turns writing into a logical, effective and easy task"

“Excellent course, I can use these skills immediately and critically”

“Very informative and structured presentation. Thank you”

“Great interaction with groups, individuals and facilitator”

“Very thorough and beautifully presented. Most enjoyable”

“Christine was a great facilitator, she knew a lot about the subject and kept it interesting”

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$ 900.00 - Non-member
$ 765.00 - EA member

For postal registrations, please download the pdf version of our registration form here.
If you are unable to attend the above dates, please contact to discuss upcoming dates.

We can bring this course to you and even customise the content so that it’s applicable specifically to your work group and industry context.

Find out more about how we can help you and your team with your technical writing skills by filling out an enquiry form or calling +61 3 9321 1700.

Is this course for you?

This course is for you if you want to improve your writing skills to develop consistent, clear and concise documents, including technical and non-technical copy.

Your facilitator for this course

Christine Misso BA, DipEd has a strong academic background in English language and literature, with extensive experience as a trainer, freelance editor and writer.

She has over ten years’ experience in education and training in both the government and corporate sectors, as well as providing English language coaching to technical professionals.

Jeanette Learmont BA (Hons) Med (Hons) is the Director of Wordsworth Effective Communications Pty Ltd, specialising in communication skills.

Jeanette has a particular focus on effective writing for technical experts, from senior managers to new recruits. Her training approach enables individuals to write with clarity, power and impact while transferring the acquired writing skills into their own technical and business documents.

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