Drafting Standards

Course details

2013 Dates: 12 & 13 June, 3 & 4 September

Course Format: Interactive discussion and practical application, use of tools and templates

Course description

Our most popular course! 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

Helps members involved in international standardisation:

  • Understand the drafting process
  • Identify the structure and components of a standard
  • Recognise 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