Technical Report Writing

Start date: 23 January 2019

Duration: 1 day

Location: Kildare

Certificate: n/a

Cost: €295 for members; €350 for non members (with funding applied – regular cost is €395 per person)

Programme overview

The programme is built around participant requirements and features practical exercises to help hone their skills on the day. Participants complete a simple questionnaire in advance of the programme and submit samples of their reports so that they can receive individual feedback on the areas where they can achieve most improvement. Delegates receive a comprehensive course manual.
Attending this comprehensive training will help you to get your message across and save you time. Our structured, practical programme will help you to identify the key message and to deliver it clearly and concisely.

Learning outcomes

  • Analyse your Audience

  • Analyse and Interpret Data

  • Use Graphics Effectively

  • Structure your Report

  • Achieve Clarity

  • Write a Concise Summary

  • Get your Report Right First Time

Who is the course for

Level 6/7 qualification preferred. Green Belt qualified or a demonstration of several years of work experience in a supervision role in service or manufacturing industry is required. Experience in Lean or Six Sigma principles is desirable.


  1. Knowing the Audience

  2. Data Gathering and Interpretation

  3. Getting the Structure Right

  4. Use of Graphics

  5. Simple Rules for Good English

  6. Report Editing and Completion

Trainer Profile

John Lafferty SQT
Excellent tutor who brings over twenty years experience in the Life Sciences sector to the classroom.

  • Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Manufacturing Technology Degree. NUIG 1986

  • Diploma in Process Engineering; Six Sigma Black Belt. HETAC 2009

  • Certificate in Training and Continuing Education. HETAC 2008

  • Certificate in Management of Quality Control. NCEA 1989

  • FAS Registered Trainer

As a tutor for SQT John has developed and delivered successful public and in-house training programmes with the following characteristics:

  • Interactive teaching style – learners are expected to participate as well as listen.

  • Workshop and demand led teaching – learners are guided to find answers through workshop-style exercises rather than simply passively receiving information.

  • Questions and real life case studies examples for discussion are encouraged to ground the learning in day to day factory situations.

  • Ongoing learning with course manual – all staff receive their own course manual and where appropriate an action so that all learning can be consolidated afterwards in the workplace.

Register by 20 January

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