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Seminar: Report Writing for Code Officials
March 8, 2019
Effective writing is vital to your career as an inspector, notices of violation, letters and reports are public documents that may be read by supervisors, attorneys, judges, citizens, design professionals, contractors and reporters. What you write can become the basis for appeal hearings and criminal and civil trials but also could prevent cases from going to court. Your inspection reports and notices of violation will compel a property owner to take action. Your writing skills can help to advance your career. This seminar provides knowledge and skills for effectively writing reports and violation notices for code professionals of all levels. Participants will learn the importance of writing a good report, writing professional sentences and choosing the correct terminology to use. Through examples and practice opportunities, participants will become more skilled at writing and editing their work.