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Business Writing for Apprentices

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Course description

Business Writing for Apprentices – in-house training

Investment in apprentices can introduce fresh talent and energy into a business, and in the UK, the apprenticeship levy has meant that recruiting and training talented apprentices makes more sense than ever before. This course from Emphasis is designed to directly benefit these apprentices and has been developed with some of their clients to give the maximum benefit and learning in business-writing skills.

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  • In Company
  • United Kingdom
  • English

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is aimed at any apprentice in your organisation who has to write in a professional environment.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • get their document’s key messages across – without pointless waffle
  • avoid making grammar and punctuation errors
  • build a logical structure into any document, from proposals to emails, letters to reports
  • understand the crucial fundamentals of effective document design
  • get writing and claw back time lost to writer’s block
  • match their tone and level of language precisely to their readers
  • bring a new level of confidence to their writing.

Training Course Content

Why good writing pays off

  • From academic to business writing
  • Putting the reader first
  • Having a clear objective

Getting started

  • Overcoming writer’s block
  • Assembling the facts

Structuring longer documents

  • Building a persuasive argument
  • Making the information flow

Intros and endings

  • Building rapport quickly
  • Making endings memorable

Writing effective email

  • Email etiquette
  • Do’s and don’ts

Improving readability

  • Reader-centred writing
  • Make your writing active
  • Writing in plain English
  • Structuring your sentences for easy reading
  • Confident grammar
  • Perfect punctuation
  • Effective proofreading


Why choose Emphasis Training Limited

Running tailored training and consultancy since 1998

More than 80,000 delegates from 1,000 organisations worldwide

Delegates rate our training 9/10, with an average NPS rating of 64


Average rating 4.8

Based on 11 reviews.
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Georgie T
16 Nov 2022

Thank you, Richard! You have really helped me understand where I'm going wrong and what needs more work. You are a great trainer!

Naomi W
16 Nov 2022

It was the most engaging course I've been on for a while. The host was friendly and interactive.

16 Nov 2022

Douglas was really brilliant, he created very engaging and useful content. Very grateful to have attended the sessions.


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Emphasis Training Limited
Emphasis, 1 Amber House
St John's Road
BN3 2EZ Hove East Sussex

Emphasis Training – business-writing training and consultancy trusted by over 1,000 organisations and 80,000 delegates worldwide.

With over 25 years of experience delivering business-writing and communication-skills training, Emphasis has built an unrivalled reputation, reaching over 80,000 satisfied delegates across the globe. Today, everyone from individuals to entire companies can learn effective business writing and communication skills...

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