Writing for Purpose

Domain: English
Timetable: Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Length of Course: 1 Trimester

Course Information

When you think about it, writing is something we do every single day. From texting, emailing and updating our statuses to applying for jobs, writing is a skill we all need to develop in order to successfully communicate.

Knowing how to write well means you can share your voice and opinions clearly and convincingly.

In Writing for a Purpose, you will learn how to write a range of texts, focusing on the importance of structure, clarity and using language to effectively influence your audience.

Developing your skills to pass OLNA is a central focus of this course. You will increase your understanding of persuasive techniques and narrative conventions; and engage frequently with a range of exemplars to improve your writing. You will have an opportunity to practise and receive feedback on OLNA style writing prompts.

Joining the Writing for a Purpose course is a fantastic opportunity to improve your communication skills – an incredibly desirable skill for the workplace.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • English (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • English and Literary Studies
  • English and Cultural Studies

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Administration
  • Copywriting
  • Education Assistant
  • Librarian

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $25