Effective Technical Writing Series: Grammar Tune-up

Tired of grammar impacting your business relationships?

This module focuses solely on reviewing the essentials of improving grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. All elements are followed with practice assignments.

In this module, we focus on the application of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics to strengthen one’s confidence in technical writing.

This course is worth 4 Gold Seal Hours.

Grammar Tune-up will help you understand:

  • Punctuation
  • Mechanics
  • Grammar

CCA Member $190 (+GST) Non-Member $290 (+GST)

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Virtual Instructor Led Training

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Course Syllabus:

Introduction

  • Introduce class and verify what elements of grammar participants struggle with on a day-to-day basis.

Punctuation

  • Commas
  • Comma Splices
  • Semi-colons
  • Colon
  • Hyphens
  • Quotation Marks

Mechanics

  • Capitalization
  • Numbers
  • Abbreviations
  • Vertical Lists

Grammar

  • Modifiers
  • Parallelism
  • Subject-verb Agreement

Amy Spark 

My favorite quote ” the proof is in the pudding”

When it comes to pursuit and marketing, the only way to be successful is with a strong process and a unified team response which is also adaptable and scalable to the opportunity.

Amy is a strong pursuit and marketing professional with over 12 years of experience supporting various industries including pipeline, heavy civil, highway maintenance and construction, industrial, healthcare, major infrastructure, and utilities. Amy possesses extensive experience in the management of small and large-scale proposals. She recognizes the industry shift to create customized content in a competitive market in addition to the need to make proposals and marketing a collaborative effort.

Amy is passionate about learning and teaching others in our industry. In the last four years, Amy has graduated from Digital Publishing and Graphic Design in addition to other certifications related to proposal and market management. Currently, Amy facilitates technical writing and grammar workshops aimed at empowering others to gain confidence in their technical writing.

Cancellation Policy:

Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within 5 business days of the course, or non-attendance on the day. Complimentary substitution of another member of your company is accepted. If CCA has to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, CCA will refund the registration fee or, if possible, the attendee may choose to move to an identical session in the future. Unless otherwise stated, every person able to see, hear, and observe the virtual course sessions must be a paid participant. Non-compliance of this requirement will result in removal from course. Refunds will not be issued to students who are removed from the course for non-compliance of this requirement.

CANADA – ALBERTA JOB GRANT

Did you know!!  Eligible employers can get government funding to help employees access training opportunities. The Canada-Alberta Job Grant will give you up to 2/3 of the registration fee (up to $10,000/employee/fiscal year) for training. Whether taking one course or a combination of courses, the total training must be a minimum of 21 hours and be completed within 52 weeks.

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