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Report Writing




Martin Dobson

6 hours

Places Available

1 day (9.00 - 17.00 approximately) 

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Course Objectives:

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • prepare a well-written report for a specific target audience, avoiding common mistakes
  • produce a clear, concise, accurate, fair and impartial report that answers specific questions professionally and appropriately for the client’s requirements.
  • write in such a manner as to protect the author’s integrity and minimise exposure to the risk of legal proceedings.
  • include all necessary content, from the presentation of instructions through to management recommendations.

Course Content:

  •         Introduction
  •         Why is writing a good report important?
  •         General Requirements
  •         Report Contents
  •         Additional headings
  •         Packaging the Report
  •         Prior to delivery
  •         Administration
  •         Types of Reports – suggested contents
  •         Things to avoid
  •         The writing mindset
  •         A lesson in common report writing mistakes

Delivery: Classroom 0900 – 1700 (6 hours)

 Materials provided:

  •        AA Report Writing Guidance
  •        Notepad
  •        Pen

Certification: AA certificate of completion

CDP hours: 6

Refreshments and lunch are provided


Module Pre-requisites:

This course is designed to assist those working in the field of arboriculture to construct and present written reports to a professional standard. For those who aspire to become a Registered Consultant with the Association, the course introduces the principles and minimum standards expected at that level.

Terms of Cancellation or Amendments to details

  • We reserve the right to cancel courses and refund applicants if there is insufficient demand.
  • A FULL charge will be applied to any booking cancelled less than 10 working days before the event.
  • A £30 administration charge may be applied to changes made to bookings that have been received and acknowledged.

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