Did you know that we run CPD short courses for professional development and training?

Course date: 23 September 2020

Cost: £198 (includes lunch and refreshments)

Find out more and book your place.

BOOK 2 OR MORE CPD COURSES AT THE SAME TIME AND RECEIVE 10% OFF. (specific categories, exclusions apply). Contact us at train@cardiff.ac.uk to find out more.

This 1-day course will help participants communicate more clearly and confidently in all business-related writing they produce, from simple emails to full-scale reports

By getting it right first time and avoiding time-consuming re-writes, participants will become more efficient and more productive. And by writing in plain English, businesses and organisations can ensure their written communications are more transparent and inclusive and read by more people.


Anyone who uses the written word in their work and wants to improve the quality, impact and efficiency of their writing.


  • How to write in plain English
  • Learn to avoid the common mistakes in punctuation and grammar
  • How to write for people of different reading abilities
  • Learn to influence readers with persuasive writing techniques
  • The power that great presentation can bring to your work



  • The importance of understanding who you are writing for
  • Why plain English is essential
  • Simple and fun lessons to help you use grammar and punctuation properly
  • How to avoid the common pitfalls of English
  • Writing style and readability
  • Planning and structuring reports
  • Writing emails and writing for the web
  • Proof reading



  • Write in a way that presents a professional image of you and your company
  • Learn to write more effectively and influentially
  • Learn to write specialist copy for email and the web
  • By writing more efficiently, you will become more productive
  • Make your written communications more transparent and inclusive



We are located on Senghennydd Road in the centre of Cardiff, and close to train and bus stations.

Explore our range of CPD and training courses.

Short CPD courses brochure 2020