Drafting Standards

Course details

3 & 4 Nov 2016 - Available 

Course format: 
Interactive discussion and practical application

Course description

Are you in need of a deeper understanding of the different methods used to measure, evaluate and sample standards? This course will benefit those committee members who are responsible for drafting and developing standards in the UK or in a European or international context. It deals with the principles of drafting complex technical materials and discusses the rules that apply in each case.

Course objectives

  • Understand the drafting process
  • Identify the structure and components of a standard
  • Recognize different types of standard, and the principles applying to each
  • Learn the principles of codifying and presenting information in a structured manner
  • Become familiar with the language and writing styles, presentational techniques and referencing rules
  • Understand how to review and edit drafts