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Petersen Ink

Our Essential writing skills courses were the most popular courses offered by the Australian Public Service Commission. We now offer these courses direct. The same courses at a better venue, with better catering, free parking and a much better price.

Current Events

Past Events

  • Wednesday 16 June 2021
    Respect, equity and diversity (RED) contact officers are an essential part of every workplace. They support colleagues and managers by providing information and by promoting positive work environments. This course explains the responsibilities of RED contact officers and shows how to engage with colleagues and managers on RED issues.
    East Hotel
  • Wednesday 7 July 2021
    This is our most popular course, and is a good option for team members and managers at ASO/APS levels 5 and 6. We will show you how to write documents that support action and decisions, such as briefs and reports. We explain how to decide what content to put in your document, and how to write that content up in a clear and easy to read style.
    East Hotel
  • Tuesday 3 August 2021
    This course is our foundation writing course, and is a good option for team members and other employees up to ASO/APS level 4. We will show you how to develop relevant content for your documents and how to write that content up in a clear and easy to read style. We will also explain current government style and formatting rules.
    East Hotel
  • Wednesday 4 August 2021
    This is our most popular course, and is a good option for team members and managers at ASO/APS levels 5 and 6. We will show you how to write documents that support action and decisions, such as briefs and reports. We explain how to decide what content to put in your document, and how to write that content up in a clear and easy to read style.
    East Hotel
  • Thursday 5 August 2021
    This course is our top-level writing course, and is designed for managers who write about complex, serious or sensitive topics. We will show you how to plan document production, develop relevant content, use a persuasive writing style, and how to review a document. The course is suitable for SOG A/B/C and EL1/EL2, or for staff preparing to work at that level.
    East Hotel
  • Thursday 9 September 2021
    Everyone expects to work in an environment that values respect, equity and diversity. But these concepts aren't always well understood or supported. This course explains the rights and obligations of employees and managers in these areas. It will help you to promote a positive work environment and how to respond if a colleague, manager or team member behaves badly.
    East Hotel
  • Tuesday 5 October 2021
    This course is our foundation writing course, and is a good option for team members and other employees up to ASO/APS level 4. We will show you how to develop relevant content for your documents and how to write that content up in a clear and easy to read style. We will also explain current government style and formatting rules.
    East Hotel
  • Wednesday 6 October 2021
    This is our most popular course, and is a good option for team members and managers at ASO/APS levels 5 and 6. We will show you how to write documents that support action and decisions, such as briefs and reports. We explain how to decide what content to put in your document, and how to write that content up in a clear and easy to read style.
    East Hotel
  • Thursday 7 October 2021
    This course is our top-level writing course, and is designed for managers who write about complex, serious or sensitive topics. We will show you how to plan document production, develop relevant content, use a persuasive writing style, and how to review a document. The course is suitable for SOG A/B/C and EL1/EL2, or for staff preparing to work at that level.
    East Hotel
  • Wednesday 3 November 2021
    This is our most popular course, and is a good option for team members and managers at ASO/APS levels 5 and 6. We will show you how to write documents that support action and decisions, such as briefs and reports. We explain how to decide what content to put in your document, and how to write that content up in a clear and easy to read style.
    East Hotel
  • Wednesday 1 December 2021
    Respect, equity and diversity (RED) contact officers are an essential part of every workplace. They support colleagues and managers by providing information and by promoting positive work environments. This course explains the responsibilities of RED contact officers and shows how to engage with colleagues and managers on RED issues.
    East Hotel
  • Thursday 2 December 2021
    Everyone expects to work in an environment that values respect, equity and diversity. But these concepts aren't always well understood or supported. This course explains the rights and obligations of employees and managers in these areas. It will help you to promote a positive work environment and how to respond if a colleague, manager or team member behaves badly.
    East Hotel