Report Writing Training Course


Report Writing Training

Report Writing Course Outline

Prerequisites: NQF Level 3 numeracy and literacy skills

NQF Level: 4

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Lesson 1: Purpose and content of reports

  • Introduction to Business Correspondence
  • Reports
  • The layout of a report
  • Summary of report
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Procedure
  • Findings
  • Conclusion
  • Recommendations
  • Appendices
  • Bibliography
  • Preparing Reports and Financial Data
  • Financial reports
  • Progress Reports
  • Production Reports
  • Developing Action Plans
  • Accurate information
  • Checklist

Lesson 2: Organisational procedures regarding distribution

  • Information
  • Factors That Affect the Quality Of Information
  • The Value of Information
  • Information sources
  • Organisation procedures

Lesson 3: Compile reports

  • Requirements for Good Reporting
  • The Finished Product
  • Writing the report
  • Features of a formal report
  • Pointers for all report writing

Lesson 4: Verify reported information

  • Reporting System
  • Decisions Made By Top Management
  • Decisions Made By Middle Management
  • First Line Management
  • Information Needed To Make Decisions
  • Verify the requirements of relevant parties

Unit Standard Alignment:

  • US 110023, Present information in report format, NQF 4, 5 credits


Credits obtained during this skills programme will contribute towards qualification 61595, FETC: Business Administration Services, NQF Level 4.

Delivery Method:

The programme is facilitated by a competent subject matter specialist/s, who utilises the following techniques to ensure that the session is practical and experiential: Discussion; Role Plays; Exercises & Case Studies; Simulations, Videos/DVDs; and learner assessment.

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  • Upon completion, the learner will receive a Turnstone Certificate of Attendance.
  • Upon verified Competence, the learner will receive a Certificate of Competence from Turnstone and Services SETA.

Accreditation and Registration:
Services SETA: 6465