Essential Writing for APS 5-6 Levels (Virtual)


<h1 id="course-description">Course Description</h1> <hr /> <h5 id="suitable-for-aps-levels-56-but-is-suitable-for-all-aps-and-executive-levels-who-need-to-improve-their-analytical-writing">Suitable for: APS levels 5–6, but is suitable for all APS and executive levels who need to improve their analytical writing</h5> <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>Essential writing for APS 5–6 levels is designed for APS employees who produce documents involving analysis or evidence-based argument. It is aimed at APS levels 5–6, but is suitable for all APS and executive levels who need to improve their analytical writing. The program focuses on briefs and minutes (internal documents with advice and recommendations) and non-routine correspondence (letters and emails).</p> <h4 id="participant-benefits">Participant benefits</h4> <h4 id="section"></h4> <p>Participants will learn how to:</p> <ul> <li>use an analytical and evidence-based approach to writing</li> <li>write briefs and minutes that allow well-informed decision-making</li> <li>edit substance and style to ensure non-routine documents achieve purpose and meet reader expectations.</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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