Tips for Writing Effectively

Learn to write clearly, concisely and effectively

Key Learning Points:

  • Describe how to plan written communication effectively, considering target audience, purpose and tone
  • Demonstrate how to write in a concise, clear manner that avoids jargon and repetition
  • State how to review and edit written communication
  • Understand the importance of good quality business writing
  • Be aware of strategies for effective writing at work

Course Overview

Whether you’re sending an email, writing a report or responding to a customer, good written communication is vital. Our Tips for Writing Effectively Take 5 course empowers employees to excel in this important workplace skill.

Work with Heather, an administrator at a publishing company, as she completes a piece of written work. By making the right decisions to help her, you earn a set of pen badges. Collect them all!

Course Details

  • Part of our Performance suite
  • Engaging – collect badges for correct answers
  • Skills-based effective communication eLearning
  • Certificate on completion
  • Course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

Course Contents

This course is published by Cylix

Tailored versions of the courses are available for the following sectors

Compatible for

Any Workplace

Public Sector




Fire & Rescue

The Assessment

There are multiple choice questions throughout the course to engage learners and check their understanding. Correct answers are rewarded with a pen badge.

2 Ways of Purchasing

You can purchase our courses individually or for even better value you can purchase the complete range of Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Management courses in one neat bundle.

1. Individual Licenses

If you buy courses on an individual bases you pay a price per learner, per course per year. You can run these courses on your own LMS if Xapi/SCORM compliant or you can take them online.


2. Complete Bundle

Buy all of the Compliance, Health and Safety or Performance Training courses in one great value package and receive unlimited benefits including our AI driven Learning Experience Platform, Astute.

1. Individual Pricing

Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10
£34.50 / per learner
11 - 20
£29 / per learner
21 - 50
£23 / per learner
51 - 100
£17.50 / per learner
101 - 150
£11.50 / per learner
Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide.

2. Complete Bundle Pricing

If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Training in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!
Number of Learners Cost (per year)
50 - 100
£34.50 / per learner
101 - 200
£29 / per learner
201 - 300
£24.50 / per learner
301 - 400
£21 / per learner
401 - 500
£17.50 / per learner
501 - 750
£14.50 / per learner
751 - 1000
£11.50 / per learner
1001 - 2500
£9.50 / per learner
2501 - 5000
£7 / per learner
5000 - 10,000
£6 / per learner
10,000 +

Included Features

  • All courses in our catalogue
  • Our Learning Experience Platform ‘Astute’
  • New courses added regularly
  • Branded, downloadable posters
  • Customise Course Content for Your Team
  • Regular course updates
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Unlimited help desk support
Exchange rates are updated regularly but are only intended as a guide. Prices are based on a 2 year contract.

The Importance of Written Communication Training

Many job roles involve writing every day. With remote working becoming more widespread, the reliance on written communication is only going to increase.

Good business writing is a vital skillset. It helps projects run smoothly, avoids costly miscommunication and ensures good customer service. Training can help even seasoned writers hone their technique and improve their business writing.


If you have any questions that are not covered here, please get in touch.

Effective writing is concise, clear and effective at getting its message across. The best writing styles avoid unnecessary jargon. It is important to consider tone and purpose when writing, to plan your writing before getting started and to review and edit your writing before submitting it.

There are three equally important steps in the writing process: planning your work, the writing itself and editing. The best writing is well-planned, written well and edited thoroughly. This holds true for many different contexts, including business writing.

You can improve your writing skills at work by understanding what makes effective writing and practising these skills. In this way, writing is like a lot of other skillsets. We can all improve our writing skills, and good quality training in writing effectively can help along that path.

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