Writing Consultant Training

Estimated cost: 0 - R500
Field Of Study: Academic Writing
Department Name: Language Centre


To provide consultants with theoretical and practical knowledge about writing centre work.
To develop their understanding of writing centre goals and functions.
To train consultants to provide individualised writing support to writers.
To train consultants to communicate effectively with writers about academic writing.
To equip consultants with appropriate strategies for drafting, revising and editing.
To develop consultants' skills as critical readers of texts.
To help consultants develop a repertoire of strategies for working with (diverse) writers at all stages of the writing process.
To give consultants opportunity to apply practically what they have learnt.

Entry Requirement: Advanced Certificates/Diploma/or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 30 hours
Presentation Language: Afr/Eng
Contact Person Name: V Hartley
Contact Person Email: vhartley@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: (0218) 08 2161
Latest Year Offered: 2022