Writing better letters and emails

(Former name: Writing letters and emails)

Course summary

If you’d like to cut down the time you spend composing letters and emails, or want to write more fluently and waffle less, or wish your emails got better results – then this course is for you. You will learn how to connect with the reader, be clear and concise, get your point across, write action-oriented emails, and adapt your style for formal and informal communications.

LB, Teenage Cancer Trust
“I was very impressed with the course. The trainer was very intelligent and I respected her knowledge and opinion. I feel more confident now.”
BF, Paragon Community Housing
“The course was fun, interactive and I came away feeling better about writing.”
LM, Twyford Church of England High School
“I found the course and the venue excellent. I will be recommending to my team.”

Course dates and location

All our training courses are being delivered virtually. The webinar systems used do not require software download.

Please note: we allow a maximum of three people per organisation on our Individual training courses.

Our next available course dates for individuals are:

  • There are no dates available at the moment.

We can deliver this course virtually for your organisation, on a date and time that suits you. If you have four or more people who would like to attend this course then group training could be the most cost-effective option. Contact one of our Training Coordinators on 020 7490 3030 or email for more information and a quote.

This one-day London based course will include guidance on:

  • identifying your aims
  • finding the right structure
  • getting things in the right order
  • getting to the point
  • getting results
  • getting the right tone
  • formats, forms of address and email etiquette
  • writing for different readers
  • good beginnings and endings
  • thanking and apologising
  • presentation and layout
  • links, attachments and enclosures
  • a year of free support

All our training courses are delivered virtually. The webinar systems used do not require software download.

This letter writing and email writing course is suitable for anyone who would like to make more impact with their letters and emails, and take less time over it.

The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.

This London based course will give you a range of useful tips and strategies which will improve your letters and emails at work and save you time.

Other writing courses at the Centre include Grammar and punctuation at workBusiness writing skillsReport writing skills and Proofreading.

You may like to consider running this course in-house at your organisation. If you have at least three people interested in this course then it can work out more cost-effective to run for a group of your staff. Find out more about group training.

  • £469 plus VAT not-for-profit price (applies to charities and all other not-for-profit organisations, including public sector and housing)
  • £522 plus VAT standard price (applies to all other organisations)

Book this course

We have a two-tier pricing structure, offering discounted rates to charities and not-for-profit organisations: Not-for-profit price applies to charities and other not-for-profit organisations (including public sector and housing) Standard price applies to all other organisations

If you are requesting a charity discount, we will need your registered charity number

(if so please specify – please note, this information will be kept private and only used to ensure we can support your learning needs on the day(s) of the course)

(e.g. dietary, access, religious)

We will invoice you for your course and this will be sent via email within two working days. Once you have received your invoice, you can pay by BACS, credit card or cheque.

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