- Course Code: UKVC18HOW
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All modern browsers and devices
How to Write Better Emails Certificate
In today’s fast-paced, information-centric society, there is no escaping email. Close to 3.8 billion people across the globe use email on a daily basis for everything from keeping in touch with friends and family to ensuring that their business runs smoothly. Unfortunately, despite the prevalence of this technology, not many people know how to write emails that deliver information clearly, concisely or in a manner that can be easily understood or addressed.
This course goes into detail about the strategies and techniques you can employ to write better emails. We begin by setting out in detail the best way you can ensure that your message is read and comes across clearly to your recipient. Next, we move on to discussing ways to ensure your email stands out in the recipient’s inbox, by giving you information you can use to create subject lines that attract attention. We then move on to discussing the body of the email, letting you know the best way to structure your content. Finally, we caution you on a few common annoyances many people experience when receiving email, to help you avoid them.
You Will Learn:
- Why proper spelling and grammar should be favoured over emoji and text-speak
- How to create a subject line that is going to get the recipient’s attention
- How to focus on the body of the email to ensure your message goes across well
- Why brevity is a crucial skill to learn when drafting emails
- The “deadly sins” of email writing
Benefits of Taking This Course:
- Learning how to write effective emails that communicate your message clearly
- Understanding the steps involved in cultivating an appropriate subject line
- Understanding why you need to focus on being concise and clear in all forms of communication
- Learning how to use your email client’s signature feature properly
- Understanding what not to do when reviewing, writing and responding to emails
Who can take the How to Write Better Emails Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the How to Write Better Emails Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.