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The Essential Guide to Technical Report Writing

  • 5 CPD Hours Apex Building, Blackthorn Road Sandyford Business District D18 (map)

Learn the techniques to achieve the highest standards for technical reports

This CPD certified course will show you the key principles of technical document creation and will explain how to make the task as simple as possible. It will also show you how to use tools and techniques to improve the quality and reduce the time you need to produce effective documents. It will cover structure, layout, writing style and appropriate use of writing aids, and will show common errors often made and how to avoid them. 

At the end of the course, attendees will be able to plan, design and structure reports in a more effective manner, as well as gaining a better understanding of the most appropriate layout and language. We will show you how to adopt a clear and concise writing style, and how to present information in a more reader-friendly format. Attendees will receive a full informative course pack to refer back to, and will gain 5 structured CPD hours.

Course Content

  • The importance of technical reports for communicating information 

  • The makeup of a technical report

  • How to write aims and objectives 

  • Language and tailoring for the correct audience 

  • Clarifying the terms of reference 

  • Common grammar mistakes 

  • Interpreting and evaluating data

  • Writing clear and concise sentences 

  • How to create a template for future reports

  • Figures, diagrams and correct labelling when presenting data. 

Who Should Attend?

This CPD course will be of interest but not limited to construction sector, engineers and anyone tasked with writing technical reports or who would like to enhance their skills in technical report writing. 


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.


This training course costs €425 EARLY-BIRD VERSION 2 (Normal rate €495). The price includes course documentation, training pack, and certificates. Also included: array of food and refreshments during registration, mid-morning, and a light lunch.

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