• Technical Report Writing – Soft Skills Training Workshop (October 2023)

  • 06/10/2023

  • 09:30

  • 13:00

  • 3.5

  • ,, Online via Zoom

  • As our soft skills training series with Sonya Meekel continues this year, our second workshop focusing on Technical Report Writing takes place on Friday, 6th October. Elevate your technical report writing skills by joining us for this informative workshop which will help you to enhance your skills in this area to support your ability to produce well written technical reports, which are a vital tool for business communications, and are a fundamental element of a surveyor’s role.

    This half-day workshop will be delivered online via Zoom, has been designed to improve your technical report writing skills and knowledge, so that you engage readers, clearly communicate your area of expertise and reduce the time needed to produce technical documents.

    What will the course cover?

    • The importance of reports for communicating information,
    • Compiling a report – gathering, analyzing, and presenting data,
    • Language and tailoring for the correct audience,
    • Interpreting and evaluating data,
    • Writing clear and concise sentences,
    • Writing letters or other formal documents,
    • The etiquette of written communication in emails, letters and reports,
    • Common formats for reports,
    • Presentation of figures and data using spreadsheets, graphs and charts,
    • Compiling minutes of meetings.

    Who should attend?

    This workshop is suitable for APC trainees looking to gain experience in the Communication and Negotiating mandatory competency or professional members looking to upskill in this core area.

    About the trainer

    The workshop will be delivered by Sonya Meekel MBA, MSc, M.A, P.G Dip.Proj Man, P.G Dip Ed, BSc Eng C.Eng, M.I.E.I., who has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, is currently a lecturer in TU Dublin and a recurring trainer with the SCSI. Sonya has extensive knowledge and expertise in people management, soft skill development, and health and safety, and has embedded her research on soft skill training and development into her role as Work Placement Coordinator for the Construction Management Programme within TU Dublin.

    Further Training

    If you’re seeking to enhance your soft skills, why not explore our upcoming Negotiation Skills Workshop. This engaging session is scheduled for Wednesday, November 29th, and offers a valuable opportunity to enter into a negotiation situation with enhanced confidence and understanding.

    CPD Hours

    Completion of this full workshop offers 3.5 CPD hours for SCSI members.

    *Kindly note due to the interactive format of the training, this Negotiating Skills workshop will be delivered live only, a recording will not be available.*



  • SCSI Education Team

  • Education Team

  • 01 644 5500

  • education@scsi.ie

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