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Technical Report Writing

  • Date(s)
    Tuesday, 8 and Wednesday, 9 October 2019
  • Time(s)
    9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue
    Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Fee

    Members: €650
    Non-Members: €775

    NOTE: You can only book online using credit or debit card details.  If your preferred method of payment is by invoice / purchase order / bank transfer / other, please contact the CPD Training Team on 01-6651305, or email to secure a place.

  • CPD Credit
    13 hours   C4

Course aim

To refine participants’ report writing skills and enable them to communicate more effectively with their readers.

Learning objectives

On completing this programme, participants will be able to:

  • Plan reports in a more effective manner
  • Recognise the generic features underlying all report structures
  • Understand and overcome their own writing difficulties
  • Structure reports more clearly
  • Write with greater confidence
  • Make more key decisions earlier in the reporting process
  • Present information in a more reader-friendly style


  • The key features of effective reports
  • Managing time
  • Clarifying the terms of reference
  • Locating, recording and evaluating data
  • Understanding how to make most effective use of each report section
  • Standardising agreed layouts for reports
  • Structuring reports to meet specific reader requirements
  • Reporting with visual impact
  • Writing clear and concise sentences
  • Analysing reports

Trainer's profile

Tiernan Ivory, MA is a Communication Consultant with over ten years’ training experience. He specialises in developing course participants’ abilities in the areas of business writing, presentation skills, leadership skills, meeting management and time management.

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8 October 2019


"[Tiernan] made the course interesting and engaging"

"Excellent course - engaging and informative.  Made very applicable by going through reports"

"Tiernan gave constructive feedback in an extremely positive way. I have more take aways from the course than I expected. Thank you"

"I was very impressed with the quality of the content and presentation"

"Tiernan was an excellent presenter. Made the content clear and concise. His sense of humour and engagement with the listeners is brilliant"

Adam Flanagan, Ervia: "Very well organised course, with excellent content and trainer"



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