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It's a must for everyone ‚ even just as a refresher on writing basics, it reminded me to do simple things that make a huge difference. Thanks to Kate, a really great presenter that knows her stuff and makes the learning easy to remember, interesting and fun.

— Lauren Bolton

AWC is a good organisation to go with a great location (close to train), current content, not daunting or boring. The day went really quickly which is always a good indication of how interesting it is. Presenters are always engaging, informative and helpful.

— Brooke Thompson

I loved that there was so much interaction in a small group. Kept it interesting and everyone got to have their input. Kate was delightful, full of enthusiasm and energy, kept our attention and was also very open to feedback. I would definitely recommend the Centre. I have done two courses there now.

— Meridy Barnes

The training provided clear information and tips that I can use in my workplace. Kate's presentation and manner were friendly and professional with precise instructions. I felt that her training style was perfect and well-paced for the attendees. AWC is great, everyone would benefit from the training with practical tips and information to improve their communication skills.

— Robbie Park

The course was interactive in a relaxed environment. Kate was excellent! She is very knowledgeable and presented the content in a way that was easy to absorb. I think everyone should take this course, especially those who are client facing ‚ company reputation depends on it.

— Lisa Davias

Kate's knowledge was amazing, and her guidance was brilliant. I really enjoyed the day and took some valuable lessons from it. To get a proper handle on your writing, go to the Writers' Centre!

— Julie Street-Smith

Kate was excellent. The course was fun, informative and exactly what I was looking for. Kate was very knowledgeable, a great communicator and clearly has a passion for writing. If you want to get better at professional business writing, then do this course.

— Paul Convery

Kate was friendly, smiley, approachable and great responsive manner with mature aged students. She went at a practical pace that suited my level of retention for a one day course. The notes booklet was edited beautifully and a good resource to bring back to work. You'll be surprised at how many new writing and editing tools you'll come away with to review your own work and re-shape the way you approach your writing using simpler, clearer and more effective plain English.

— Taylor

The course was well structured, and the information is practical, relevant and comprehensive. It is one thing to present information well but another to inspire confidence your students. Kate does both these things very well. She also used lots of examples drawn from her own experience that added interest and helped to hold our attention. Great courses. Great atmosphere. Well worth the investment.

— Isobel Stephenson

I enjoyed the round table discussion and being able to meet others. I liked the interactive nature of the day. Kate was very knowledgeable and able to share insights about her own experiences being a professional business writer ‚ she was great. The AWC provides professional learning that you can do online or face-to-face. You always learn something new and come away with practical ways to improve your writing.

— Kirsty Russell

Kate was a fantastically knowledgeable, patient and engaging teacher. She maintained energy levels and interest from all of us by balancing explanations with activities and excellent real-life examples and assistance with some of our real life questions.

— Leola Lachs

Excellent general principles that everyone should know, but few are formally taught. Engaging throughout the day and showed a good range of experience which helped her connect with a diverse group of people. I am an experienced writer, but even I learned some useful tips that I will use in the future.

— Steve Bows

The course was very relevant to what I do for a living. Sue was passionate about writing and knowledgeable about the different publications written for by students. The course provides a great framework for report writing.

— Oded Reuveni Etzioni

Sue was an excellent facilitator. She was knowledgeable and experienced. Further to that she developed at excellent rapport with each member of the class despite the variety of needs.

— Lachlan McBain

Great content, great structure, great teacher. And considering you could spend twice as much to get someone pretentious treating you like an infant, this is so worth it.

— Stephen Zappia

Simple and concise. This course provides the right tools and skills to assist with business writing.

— Jose Nunes

Certain friends of mine are high-level managers who don't believe they have anything else to learn. I informed them since attending this course that it really opened my eyes with regard to that form of accepted wisdom! Sue was incredibly proficient in teaching the course. She certainly had in-depth knowledge of her subject.

— Johney D'Halla

Good practical advice that I can immediately use in the workplace.

— Lyndal Reed

You will benefit from this course as it assists with improving your business writing skills. It outlines better ways of writing emails, letters and documents and also the important English rules that we all tend to forget in the business world.

— Silvana Petrovski

Excellent. Sue's practical knowledge and easy to understand style made the course very useful.

— Josh Manning

Sue delivered the program very clearly. She also provided one to one attention to clarify individual enquiries. She was very confident and made us feel that she was on a mission to help us.

— Sunehla Bala

The seminar was very informative, and covered all areas. Sue was very good, she was very laid back, which is good as everyone felt at ease and engaged.

— Bianca Delmore

Sue was very engaging. She taught from a position of knowledge and made the content relevant to everyone in the class. Learning the 11 Golden Rules has provided good structure to my writing.

— Andrew Eadie

Sue is a great presenter ‚ very informative and engaging. The course covered a lot of areas and the exercises were really good.

— Karen O'Sullivan

The seminar was very interactive, with simple and easy to use information which can be applied straight away. Do it!

— Emma Wertheim

I thought the course was excellent. Everything covered was easy to understand and relevant. Sue was excellent and had a good understanding of particular industry requirements. I have adopted a number of principles already to my work.

— Jackie Blundell

Kate was brilliant at keeping us engaged right until the end of the class. It was an interactive course which made the learning enjoyable. I can highly recommend this course and I'm really excited for the next one. Kate is excellent at teaching the material. It was honestly a fun and beneficial day.

— Sarah Mitchell

Sue is an excellent presenter with a great deal to offer from her experience and passion for writing. The seminar was simply structured which made it easy to understand. The material is quite comprehensive and will be of ongoing use. This is exactly what I hoped for from the Australian Writers' Centre.

— Raphael Miller

Sue was very good. She is a good communicator and open to discussion. I picked up lots of tips along the way and it was also good to reinforce what I knew and get a refresher on other areas.

— Giovanna Lever

I had an idea of what to expect, but was really pleasantly surprised by the value and clear insight delivered throughout the day. I've just completed my first client report since taking the course and have found what I learned invaluable. Professional Business Writing was relevant and worth making the time to get to. It's improved my writing quality and efficiency. Kate was fantastic, she had a friendly and straight up style that worked perfectly for the group.

— Erryn Balzan

Sue was great. She made it easy for me to understand the techniques because she actually uses them herself. The most enjoyable part of the course for me were my light bulb moments. I never really thought to plan out my written communication in the way Sue showed us.

— Ron Hilario

Sue was excellent. I loved her calm approach, professionalism and humour.

— Jane Whileman

Thank you again Kate for the course. My writing has improved and it's great to be able to stop and correct myself prior to hitting send.

— Samantha

This course had provided me with the right skills and direction to be able to improve my professional writing. The seminar was held is a pleasant relaxed atmosphere, which made the day enjoyable.

— Jason Leung

I enjoyed the relaxed and interactive environment. The course has given me a new, more confident approach to writing.

— Alison McInerney

I really enjoyed yesterday's seminar. This was my fourth course at the Australian Writers' Centre and they have all been great. I always come home so inspired and full of energy, it's fantastic. The material presented is very good and helpful, the presentation is excellent and I also notice that the Centre always manages to attract a very interesting and stimulating crowd.

— Kees Bakhuyzen

I found the course terrific. I can apply the ideas and methodology directly to the various forms of writing I am required to do ‚ from academic to work reports.

— Jan Campbell

The seminar was educational and made you look at writing from a different perspective. Melissa was fabulous.

— Peter Lambropoulos

Mel had fantastic experience and knowledge, as well as being a good presenter and structuring the day well. The materials she provided were great.

— Helen Townley

It's been a week since the course and I have been drafting management reports. Already, my manager has commented that I have improved my writing skills. Thanks to the presenter.

— John Lawson

Sue was very informative and the pace of the course was perfect. Great course, wonderful presenter.

— Karen Cairncross

I have learnt a lot of great tips for Professional Business writing in the work place and found the course very beneficial. A big thank you to Mel.

— Sally Cadwallader

I thought the presenter brought a wealth of industry knowledge.

— Wei-Khing Seow

It was fun and light hearted. Mel was a fantastic and inspiring presenter. The handbook is a great tool to take away.

— Valentina Stojkovska

The presenter was very good. She had a good style and was very knowledgeable about business writing.

— Sharon Collins

I immediately applied what I learned on reports and contracts that I was working on the change was incredible. Mel was a great facilitator.

— Adrian Espedido

The course has given me the methodology to revise the structure of our proposals, to make them more focused and meaningful. Overall a practical, informative course and great value!

— Fiona Brown

To be honest I enjoyed the whole thing. Mel's teaching technique is really good. She is able to discuss different aspects of writing in an inspiring way. I appreciated how she took the time to find out what each person wanted from the course and addressed those things. I am already changing the structure of the way I write my paragraphs to improve their meaning.

— Soraya Vantilborg

Excellent presenter who tailored the course to participants' needs. Three 'a-ha' moments made it worth the fee alone. The take-home course notes and style guide are an excellent ongoing resource.

— Claire O'Connor

I enjoyed that it was an interactive workshop. Kate was engaging and knowledgeable. She made the workshop more interesting.

— Wendy An

Great environment, relaxed speaker. Took away some important points on writing that will be useful in my day-to day job and came away with more points on effective writing.

— Davina Poletto

Mel's level of experience and her training style were exceptional. Her suggestions and approach were useful and practical. She kept the day moving but allowed for appropriate discussion. I have consciously altered my style of conveying information and my boss has commented on the difference.

— Rachel Welsh

Kate was very engaging, knowledgeable and passionate. This is a highly recommended course for business people to attend, especially those who are on the upper level of management. I look at it as an investment to the organisation to send its employees to this training. It will greatly benefit the organisation as the employees will come back well equipped with an outstanding professional writing skill and on top of that the consistency of professionalism will show across the organisation.

— Carmelia Kossim

I enjoyed learning about the presenter and others' actual life and business experiences in relation to communication. I really found Kate's presentation style engaging and her knowledge was excellent.

— Lili-Ann Kriegler

I really enjoyed how the interactive nature of the course provided an opportunity to discuss practical applications of what was being taught. Kate is very engaging. She was able to explain the 'rules', but also willing to explore when circumstances call for them to be broke. She's a breath of fresh air as a presenter. The Australian Writers' Centre provides courses that are practical in nature, rather than being purely academic. These types of course will alway get better results from students.

— Daneta Crump

I really enjoyed the way the course was taught. Kate was intelligent and very experienced in the writing field. Kate isn't just a teacher, she's a respected professional writer and I felt that I could relate to her and the way she taught.

— Claire Della Marta

I enjoyed the mix of short individual exercises and class teaching. Kate was personable, knowledgeable and approachable. The course provided insight into the areas of my business writing that could be improved and provided me with some new tools.

— Eliza Kerle

Sue was very informative and used real and current individual situations to provide examples. This proved very helpful in applying what I learned to my day to day writing.

— Lauren Newton

There were so many techniques that I can adopt to improve my writing skills. Kate was very professional and friendly. She used some real life examples to demonstrate the writing techniques, which I found very beneficial. If you think you know it all, you should definitely do this course. Thank you very much Australian Writers' Centre.

— Joe Liu

It's a great course ‚ compact yet comprehensive, great presenter and good pacing, professional and good value for money.

— Dee Mahon

I liked the class size and the excellent presenter. Kate was knowledgeable, experienced and had an uncanny knack for being able to identify the needs of each of us and provide us all with great value. The course is very practical and actually enjoyable. The location was also beautiful. I would say I had fun and learned a lot and that I should have done this course 20 years ago!

— Jo Buchanan

Kate is an excellent presenter and teacher. She made the course fun, engaging and interactive. The course was so helpful. It provided me with practical, helpful and memorable tips to improve the quality of my writing.

— Edwina Stevens

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