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Overview

As with many skills, technical report writing takes time, practice and effort to master. It is an essential skill for professionals in the safety driven fields of construction, engineering and infrastructure, where relevant, accurate and well drafted reports are critical to the process of effective decision making. This Technical Reporting Writing workshop aimed at all levels, serves as refresher for professionals to brush up their skills and gauge current best practice.

This Technical Report Writing Programme will provide technical practitioners with both theoretical and practical knowledge for effective technical report writing. It is envisaged that by the end of the programme, those who attended will be able to:

  • Competently structure and produce a Technical Report.
  • Follow the processes required for Technical Report writing.
  • Evaluate what a good Technical Report looks like.
  • Make use of a Technical Report to communicate information.
  • Apply knowledge of what goes into the key sections of the Technical Report.
  • Be proficient with referencing methods in a Technical Report.
  • Make use of suitable language in Technical Report Writing.

Benefits of the Programme

This Technical Report Writing Programme will provide technical practitioners with both theoretical and practical knowledge for effective technical report writing. It is envisaged that by the end of the programme, those who attended will be able to-:

  • Competently structure and produce a Technical Report.
  • Follow the processes required for Technical Report writing.
  • Evaluate what a good Technical Report looks like.
  • Make use of a Technical Report to communicate information.
  • Apply knowledge of what goes into the key sections of the Technical Report.
  • Be proficient with referencing methods in a Technical Report.
  • Make use of suitable language in Technical Report Writing.

Mr.Thabo Chelechele
(MPhil. Policy) GIAMA Specialist
One Touch Group
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    Mr Thabo Chelechele holds a Baccalures Degree in Political Studies, Honours Degree in Public Policy Management and Administration and a Masters in Public Policy Admiinistration from the University of Pretoria. He also holds an Immovable Asset Management Programme Certificate from the University of the Free State and Project Management and Administration from the University of Cape Town. He is a guest lecturer on the Immovable Asset Management Programme for the University of Pretoria, E Enterprise.

    Thabo Chelechele is a GIAMA Specialist and Director at One Touch Property Group. He played a critical role in assisting Eastern Cape Public Works, Mpumalanga Public Works, Limpopo Public Works and Gauteng Infrastructure Development with Skills Development, Capacity Development and training on the Immovable Asset Management Programme. Prior to founding One Touch Group, he was an Executive Director for Indigo Kulani Group where he was responsible for the Skills Training of Department of Justice and Constitutional Development officials on the Property Management Planning and Immovable Asset Condition Assessment Project and SAFCOL for immovable asset and facility occupancy audit and OHSA Compliance.


Dr. Spencer Lazarus
IDMS Specialist
One Touch Group
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    Spencer holds a National Diploma and Baccalaureus Technologiae Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and a PhD in Construction Management. Spencer is a specialist in Project Management, Facilities Management, SMME Development and Property Development. Spencer is also a guest lecturer for the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) and the University of the Free State (UFS). He lectures courses in Facilities Management, Building Condition Assessments and Building Maintenance.

    He is a specialist in Project management, Immovable Asset Management, Social Housing and SMME development. Spencer has written and presented several papers in Infrastructure Asset Management and Facilities Management at National and International Conferences and has published articles in accredited construction journals. In addition to lecturing courses in Facilities Management on the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, MSc. Built Environment Programme and the University of Free States Facilities Management Programme, he is also a consultant to international companies on Facilities management and serves as the Chairman of several Body Cooperates.Spencer was also involved in GIAMA Packaging and Training for Limpopo Provincial Government. He was also involved in IDMS Training for Eastern Cape Provincial Government and National Department of Public Works in conjunction with the University of Pretoria


Day 1: The Processes for compiling Technical Report

  • Planning for Technical Report – Session 1 (1 hr. and 30 Minutes)
  • Studying the Technical Report – Session 2 (1 hr. and 30 Minutes)
  • Writing the Technical Report – Session 3 (1 hr. and 30 Minutes)
  • Revising the Technical Report – Session 4 (0 hr. and 30 Minutes)

Day 2: The Structure of the Technical Report Writing

  • Technical Report External Structure – Session 1 (1 hr. and 30 Minutes)
  • Technical Report Micro-Structure – Session 2 (1 hr. and 30 Minutes)
  • Technical Report Components – Session 3 (1 hr. and 30 Minutes)
  • Technical Report Layout and Style – Session 4 (0 hr. and 30 Minutes)

Day 3: The Reference and Format of the Technical Report

  • Importance of Technical Report Reference – Session 1 (30 Minutes)
  • Reference Steps for Technical Report – Session 2 (30 Minutes)
  • Formatting of the Technical Report – Session 3 (30 Minutes)
  • Checklist for Technical Report Writing – Session 4 (30 Minutes)
  • Question and Answer Session

Accreditation

  • ECSA 2 CPD POINTS
  • Category 1 CPD activity by SAIAT for SACAP registered professionals

  

Technical Report Writing for Construction, Engineers & Infrastructure Professionals

R 8,613.50 Including VAT

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