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Writing Skills for Utility and Operations Personnel

ONLINE COURSE

Course Code: EO0110WA20

6 TCHs offered for NJ Water and Wastewater Operators
(License S, C, N, T, W, VSWS)

Writing Skills Training

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Date & Time

In accordance with Rutgers University's COVID-19 social distancing policy, we are now offering this course online.

June 11, 2020
8:30am - 4:00pm EST

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO UPLOAD A PHOTO OF YOURSELF HOLDING YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID (passport, driver’s license, municipal, or county ID) BEFORE YOU BEGIN THE COURSE.

Description

Effective writing and strong communication skills are essential in the workplace, no matter what your occupation. This online course will introduce you to the elements needed to develop or refresh this skill and provide some great tips on how to communicate with style.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Determining the purpose of the document/knowing your audience
  • Phrases to avoid in business writing (jargon, cliches, and meaningless words)
  • Communicating difficult news
  • Organizing a document - content strategies and formatting
  • Clarity, conciseness, punctuation, and proofreading
  • Communicating electronically...and more.
Credits

In addition to 0.6 Rutgers CEUs, this writing skills course is approved for the following credits:

NJ Certified Recycling Professionals (CRPs): 6 Classroom credits

NJ Licensed Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 TCHs (Approval #01-050601-30)

NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): 6 Management

PA Water and Wastewater License Holders: 6 Recert Hours

Fees
Registration Fee $275.00
Multi-Person Registration Fee $250.00 Register at the same time with a colleague and you both save!
NJLWO Fee (T/W/VSWS License Holders Only!) $137.50
Cancellation Fee $75.00

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.

Meals

No meals will be provided.

Location

Online

This course will be delivered via Rutgers' Canvas learning management system. In order to take this class, you must have a webcam with a microphone. Kindly note that this training is best viewed using the Chrome web browser. If you plan to access the course using a mobile device, please review this link for information: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10567.

You will be prompted to upload a picture of yourself holding your government-issued photo ID before you begin the course. The photo must be clear enough that we can read the name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it. An OCPE staff member will review the picture and verify your identity.

Pre-registration is required.

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Please call 848-932-9271, option 2.

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204