ATI-Mirage

Writing for Government - including Ministerials and Briefing Notes

ATI-Mirage Training and Business Solutions

Event outline

Overview
In this highly practical workshop, participants will gain insight to produce clear and effective writing for a range of purposes within Government.

Its focus is on function and form, and how quality documents can enhance the image and reputation of the agency you represent.

The program covers a range of document types, including emails and letters, ministerials, briefing notes and parliamentary questions.

Content
Planning to get it right

  • What is effective writing?
  • Clarify expectations and standards
  • Identify the purpose and outcomes
  • Identify your audience and their needs
  • Structure documents for impact and readability
  • Plain English principles

 
Working with Government documents

  • The fundamentals of writing for Government
  • The essentials of form, format, templates and style
  • Ministerial correspondence
  • Briefing notes
  • Parliamentary questions

Editing and proofreading

  • Edit and proofread for:
  •   Accuracy
  •   Brevity
  •   Clarity

What's next?

  • Sources of support and further information
  • Personal action plan

Learning outcomes

  • Write better government correspondence
  • Review and assess sample government documents
  • Apply the principles of effective written communication for a range of purposes and a variety of audiences
  • Apply the structure and formatting requirements of government writing
  • Write with clarity and impact
  • Be clear, considered and concise with your message
  • Write documents that are approved without undue redrafting
  • Use editing and proofreading for effective quality control
     

Prerequisite
This course requires no previous training or experience.

Participants are requested to bring samples of letters, memos or e-mails from their workplace to refer to during the course.

Course duration
1 day

Dates & registration

Wed 8 Apr 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Tue 2 Jun 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Mon 3 Aug 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Thu 8 Oct 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Tue 1 Dec 2020 Perth (Metro)

Time:
8:30 am start to 3:30 pm close
Venue:
ATI-Mirage, Level 1, 863 Hay Street Perth, WA 6000
Costs:
Special Government Price: $495 + GST per person. Includes: Interactive, practical and hands on learning, take home resource workbook, post course Coach Line, post course follow-up, morning and afternoon refreshments and a delicious café lunch. Small groups for maximum impact. Enjoy Perth’s best CBD training centre. Always great value. Real People, Real Conversations, Real Results. Thank you for supporting WA business.
Register at:
Contact:

Crystal Chaplin
08 9218 9059
hello@ati-mirage.com.au

Provider information

We are committed to providing Government organisations and individuals with the tools they need to thrive. We are a proudly West-Australian owned company dedicated to keeping learning real. 100% quality guarantee with over 180,000 people trained.