Essential Writing for APS 1-4 Levels (Virtual)


<h1 id="course-description">Course Description</h1> <hr /> <h6 id="delivery-of-online-facilitated-sessions-use-a-virtual-classroom-tool-e.g.zoom-adobe-connect-webex-or-pexip.agencies-have-access-to-different-virtual-classroom-tools.prior-to-enrolling-on-a-course-it-is-suggested-that-you-check-if-you-have-any-restrictions-using-the-tools.if-you-would-like-to-complete-the-course-but-cannot-access-the-virtual-classroom-tool-on-your-work-device-or-network-we-recommend-you-use-a-personal-device-such-as-a-laptop-or-computer-with-a-strong-network-to-support-you-at-home-or-other-offsite-location.for-more-information-please-refer-to-our-terms-and-conditions">Delivery of online-facilitated sessions use a virtual classroom tool (e.g. Zoom, Adobe Connect, WebEx or Pexip). Agencies have access to different virtual classroom tools. Prior to enrolling on a course, it is suggested that you check if you have any restrictions using the tools. If you would like to complete the course, but cannot access the virtual classroom tool on your work device or network, we recommend you use a personal device such as a laptop or computer with a strong network to support you at home or other offsite location. For more information, please refer to our terms and conditions.</h6> <hr /> <h4 id="overview">Overview</h4> <p>This course is designed for APS employees who produce routine correspondence, such as emails and letters. While nominally aimed at APS levels 1–4, the program is suitable for all APS employees who need to develop their ability to logically sequence information, use appropriate correspondence styles and improve the readability of their writing.</p> <h4 id="participant-benefits">Participant benefits</h4> <p>On completion of all elements of this course you will have the skills to:</p> <ul> <li>Logically sequence information in an email or letter</li> <li>Use government style preferences for correspondence</li> <li>Use MS Word tools to support readability, accessibility and release.</li> </ul> <h4 id="inclusions">Inclusions</h4> <ul> <li>Pre - Work to be completed prior to attending the course</li> <li>2 x 3 hour Facilitated virtual classroom sessions (see 'session details' in the below schedule for specific dates and start/finish times)</li> </ul> <hr /> <h5 id="this-program-aligns-with-the-working-in-government-craft-at-the-foundation-level">This program aligns with the Working in Government Craft at the Foundation Level</h5> <p>Working in Government is a willingness to serve and the ability to apply a deep understanding of the context in which the APS operates. To find out more about the Working in Government Craft visit the<a href="https://www.apsacademy.gov.au/" target="_blank">APS Academy Website</a></p>

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