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The presenter was very engaging. The in-class exercises were helpful and the tips provided were very practical. I enjoyed the interactive exercises. Kate was very clear, logical and had excellent knowledge of the topic. This is a really practical course that would really help you with everyday business writing. It is definitely worth a shot.

— Amy Liu

I enjoyed the discussions around language and its uses. Kate was brilliant, very easy to engage with and very cheerful. I don't think any changes need to be made to the course! I have already told people that Business Writing Essentials is really useful and has already helped me to improve my written communications at work.

— Claire Atkins

Kate was excellent, knows her stuff and kept the course flowing and on time the whole day. She must have a sore mouth from smiling for so long, great teacher. You need to go, you will be surprised with what you are taught. You'll become more productive as a result.

— Carl Toson

The content was good and relevant to the workplace, completing the practice questions was really helpful. The way Kate went through the content was great, she really knew her stuff. She got everyone involved and I really enjoyed the day. I loved doing the Business Writing Essentials course at the Australian Writers Centre. I would recommend you go if you need more confidence, clarity and tools to improve your communications through writing in the workplace.

— Grace Lyden

I enjoyed the simplistic way in which the content was delivered. I found Kate to be very engaging and knowledgeable. No improvements needed, I thought it was perfect. I learned that it's the simple changes we can make that make the biggest difference. ‚

— Tammy Alford

Kate is an excellent communicator who not only knows but is passionate about what she delivers. I really enjoyed the clear flow of information. This course is for everyone. Improved business writing improves overall communication.

— Dave Cusack

I'll use tips on structure of emails and using plain English, and I'll use the supplementary materials provided. Kate was very engaging, and knowledgeable on all aspects of writing. I enjoyed her anecdotes throughout the course.

— Lisa Green

The content was relevant and up-to-date and covered all areas. Kate was very knowledgeable, gave plenty of examples and asked for feedback while keeping everyone engaged. This is a nice introduction course, which sets the foundation for professional writing

— Vikram Shivalkar

I did not feel fatigued at any point. The course was flawless with relevant content. Beautiful location, engaging presenter, and comfortable venue. I thoroughly enjoyed everything ‚ including discussions as a group, and focus on certain simple yet powerful tips to improve business writing. The presenter couldn't be better. Kate is at home with the course. She was able to engage everyone with no effort. It is useful for anyone in any capacity. Please attend.

— Niv Srivastava

Kate is a great presenter. Her easy-going nature put everyone at ease and she tried to include everybody in her discussions which makes for an engaging and interesting learning experience. One of the techniques we learned has become an asset for my daily work life. Workplace Writing Workshop is beneficial for anyone who does letter writing, corresponds with customers or internal/external stakeholders. You go away with lots of techniques which provide you with confidence to do your job.

— Amisha Singh

Kept my attention the whole day. Lots of good content, well presented and easy to follow. Kate was just fantastic!! I was worried there was going to be too much content, that the day would be one big rush and blur ‚ I was pleasantly proved wrong! The Business Writing workshop is an informative and transformative course giving participants key skills to improve all forms of their writing. Aimed at business writing, but there are obvious crossovers. THANK YOU ‚ this is one of the best AWC courses I have attended.

— Rebecca Davidson

Thank you very much for offering such a course on business writing, not very many of such courses are available in the market place. I can directly apply valuable golden rules on business writing at my workplace. I would highly recommend this course to my colleagues, or professionals seeking to brush up their business writing and plain English skills. I am impressed with the content and delivery of the course, Kate has a very pleasant personality, and she ensured no query during the course was left out.

— Harsh Kalra

It was a well-structured course. The material and outline of topics discussed were clear and had a good flow to understand the fundamentals of business writing. The presenter was knowledgeable and knew exactly what she was talking about. Her delivery and presentation styles were clear and open. This course is structured well for any practitioner from any industry to help write a clear and concise message.

— Freddie Lazar

The concepts and principle were broken down and well explained. I was able to apply everything we learned to my work. Kate is a fantastic teacher. She was able to explain all the material in a clear and engaging way. I would 10/10 recommend this to anyone looking to build confidence in writing or to refresh on the basics.

— Sam Schilling

Kate and the content were fabulous, engaging, good fun and I loved the location! Thank you. I have completed a copywriting course online which has helped me immensely, however, doing a course in person is always better. Kate's engaging style and practical examples. I loved Kate's engaging style and practical examples, she works in corporate and used relevant examples to teach. I will highly recommend and hope to do the professional writing course and/or the Grammar and Punctuation Essentials course! AWC delivered on its course description. Presenters are engaging and content is relevant and useful. I can't get enough wish I could do one of these courses a couple of times a year!

— Maryanne Coffey

I enjoyed the group discussions. Listening to real stories on how to use what we've learnt really put everything into context. It was also great to reflect on realistic examples of good vs bad writing. Kate has really good energy and is great at keeping the pace of the class. She uses real examples and made sure that we were all engaged. I learnt a lot at this course and it was really fun! I quite like writing so it was really refreshing to learn about how I could improve my business writing. It has made me rethink my writing and the way our company portrays itself through its communications.

— Leanne Waddell

Kate was fabulous! I really enjoyed her engaging style and practical examples. Kate works in corporate and used relevant examples to teach. Australian Writers' Centre delivered on its course description. Their presenters are engaging and content is relevant and useful. I can't get enough ‚ I wish I could do one of these courses a couple of times a year! Thank you!

— Maryanne Coffey

It was great to have a revision on grammar, it's been a long time since I left school and there was stuff I didn't really know. The workbook was also clear and a very helpful tool to take home.

— Leticia Negro

I enjoyed re-learning a lot of things I'd forgotten, and learning the technically correct methods of doing certain things. Deb was very good. She clearly has a lot of in-depth knowledge on the subject and had a nice interaction with everyone. I found the course a lot of fun.

— Johney D'Halla

The presenter was excellent. He was clear, patient, dug deeper into topics and approachable.

— Ana Ribeiro

Deb was lovely and helpful and has an amazing knowledge of writing and editing.

— Sharda Strathearn

This is a good course for building the foundations of writing business letters.

— Andrew Bardsley

Tony is very good. I was particularly impressed with his passion to increase the 'human side' into business writing. The course succinctly covers key areas that can be applied in any written communication.

— Victoria Ilagan

Deb is a friendly, easy-going presenter with loads of little tips on how to structure information/details into an email or letter.

— Candice Arzapitian

Very good, subjects were covered to help us understand the correct methods and then put them into a written format.

— Frances McLoughlin

Tony was excellent. He has a good knowledge of his subject.

— Catherine Ferrara

The presenter was very good. She was informative and interested in making the content appropriate for all individuals in the class. This course is a good way to brush up on skills and learn new ones. The teacher was very approachable and the location was great.

— Anna Cummins

Great revelations in the '11 golden rules' for business writing. Excellent content ‚ I feel it has given me quick wins immediately. Kate was excellent. If you want quick wins in improving your communication, go to this seminar.

— Ben Dodd

I enjoyed the easy-going environment. Deb was excellent! She gave good examples and was very knowledgeable.

— Ben Greenwell

Practical and excellent.

— Kaiyan Zhang

It was great having the chance to put into practice what we learnt, writing example letters was great. Deb was very knowledgeable and it was great how she tailored the course to meet the needs of the group. The Australian Writers' Centre has great courses that offer practical information that can be put into practice in the workplace.

— Nicole Xuereb

Kate was an engaging teacher who gave some insightful, real life examples. She has a warm and friendly personality and is passionate about writing in plain English. I've already recommended this course to our HR department as I believe many of our staff would benefit from this course.

— Vanessa Seaton

Deb went out of her way to explain everything so we'd understand it. I walked out of the seminar very content and the material we take with us is put together very well.

— Nada Macias

I really enjoyed the participation aspects of the course. Kate was professional and knowledgable. If you have trouble writing succinct, professional emails, this course is for you.

— Emily Davies

I learnt new ideas about creating emails and letters and a better understanding of how get my point across.

— Ian Patrick Celarc

The seminar went back to basics which is what I wasn't taught at school. Deb is great, easy to talk to, knowledgeable in her field.

— Natalie McGarvey

Kate was clear and engaging. There was a logical flow, which made the course enjoyable for me. Take home notes were also great. I have told my colleagues and others that the course was helpful, interesting and that my writing is better for it.

— Isa Mu

The workbook was easy to follow and Kate did a great job. She is an enthusiastic and approachable presenter. The course was comprehensive and covered a lot in a single day.

— Scott Feeney

Kate's Writing at Work course was extremely helpful. Learning about the key questions one should ask when writing for business purposes has already proven to be invaluable. The course was both informative and engaging, and Kate was a fantastic presenter. She facilitated detailed discussion of the tips and guidelines included in the course, so that everyone understood how they could apply their new knowledge in a workplace context. I finished the course feeling equipped with the tools I need to tackle business writing head on!

— Sarah Carman

I enjoyed the interactive exercises. Kate Hennessy was very clear, logical and had excellent knowledge of the topic. Writing at Work is a really practical course that would really help you with everyday business writing. It is definitely worth a shot.

— Amy Liu

Kate Hennessy was excellent. She knows her stuff and kept the course flowing and on time the whole day. The style guide we received is a great tool to refer to.

— Carl Toson

Practical advice; well resourced with very good post course reference material.

— John Stewart-Mckenzie

I enjoyed the way in which the content was delivered. I found Kate to be very engaging and knowledgeable.

— Tammy Alford

The way Kate explained everything to us was amazing. I really enjoyed how we were taught something and then given a short exercise straight afterwards to test our skills then went over it to see our results. AAA+++

— Nirvana Zreika

I thought that the techniques from the course were informative and useful. Kate was very positive and a great communicator.

— Jackie Brown

I've learnt that sometimes simple is better. Kate was very professional and a great teacher. Great examples and templates were provided too.

— Daniel Brown

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