Being able to write a succinct and readable report is a key requirement in many business fields. This course helps you practice writing a clear, complete, and correct technical report, which contains all the necessary information and which is easy to understand. It is aligned to meet the outcomes of unit standard 116389 at NQF level 4, for 4 credits.
This course covers a fundamental unit standard in the National Certificate: Information Technology (Systems Development), qualification ID 48872 for 131 credits at NQF level 5.
A learner completing this short skills course will earn 4 credits at NQF level 4, towards the fundamental component of this qualification.
The course gives practical guidance in how to structure and write a technical report through the following 4 steps:
Leading Training is focusing on providing virtual training courses for the foreseeable future and will only consider in-person and classroom training on request, with a required minimum group size of four delegates. We remain committed to offering training that is fast, focused and effective.
|Delivery Method||Duration||Price (excl. VAT)|
|Fulltime||1 day||R 2,700.00|
|Webinar||1 day||R 2,295.00|
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This course suits anyone who needs to write reports in a technical environment and who would benefit from an accredited course.
Sufficient knowledge of the subject of the report and the ability to interpret technical drawings.
Basic business English reading and writing skills are needed.
Adequate computer literacy skills, access to a laptop or PC with a stable fast internet connection, and a wordprocessor and spreadsheet application are needed for webinar training.
1. Collect information for writing the report.
a. Clarify and define the purpose of the report.
b. Consider criteria for determining which facts are relevant to the report.
c. Considering which tools and equipment is required to ascertain the facts.
d. Consider the order in which facts are presented (logical ordering).
e. Getting things right - the consequences of inaccurate information.
2. Plan the writing of the report.
a. Grouping and ordering the facts.
b. Drafting appropriate headings for sections.
c. Selecting relevant facts and disregarding the rest.
d. Making facts and figures understandable to the reader.
3. Write the report.
a. Considering wording and phraseology for the recipient.
b. Report layout:
i. Heading styles
ii. Basic report components - Introduction, body, conclusion, and recommendation.
c. Writing to convey sufficient subject knowledge.
d. Interpreting technical drawings.
e. Avoiding Bias.
f. The Readability Index.
4. Report Revision.
a. The importance of editing
i. Checking the draft to ensure it is clear, concise, complete, and correct.
b. Reformatting and style guides.
c. Using templates.
d. Submitting your final report.
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