The Write Better Letters Course

Price: £ 175.00


Write Better Letters Course

Give Your Letter Writing Skills a Makeover With an Expert Writing Coach

Perfect the craft of letter writing

Do you need to write letters at work or home and never know how to get started? The Write Better Letters Course can fix that.

This course will teach you how to write clear, easy-to-read letters for work or personal use. This course will help you find the right words, settle on the right format and arrange your sentences into logical paragraphs.

Whether you need to report facts, be persuasive, motivate an action, send a letter of complaint or simply want to write more enjoyable letters to friends and family, learn the skills to write excellent letters.

The Write Better Letters Course Gives You...

Expert, Individual Feedback

Get prompt, honest, detailed feedback on every assignment from a professional writer. We focus on your unique writing strengths.

No Peer Reviews!

You will only be assessed by your tutor, an expert in their field. No more guessing and wondering how to write; you'll be guided line by line.

No Automated Marking

We use traditional methods of assessing work, as editors at publishing houses would. No generic feedback!

A Flexible Schedule

Work wherever and whenever you want to. You can easily fit our courses around work and other commitments.

Relevant, Usable Content

Easy-to-digest course notes that capture a lifetime of writing experience, ready for you to apply to your own writing.

Ongoing Assessment

Your writing is assessed continuously as your course progresses.

Write Business and Personal Letters With Skill and Confidence

Master letter writing techniques to help you engage your reader

This is an in-depth workshop on mastering letter writing. On this one-month course, we will show you how best to structure your content and write for your chosen audience.

You will learn how to:

  • plan and prepare your letter
  • write with specific reader/s in mind
  • write clear and succinct copy
  • use the right style and tone for the letter
  • select the appropriate words
  • structure and format your letter correctly


You will receive comprehensive course notes and timely, individualised feedback on your assignments from your tutor. As this is a correspondence course, you will be able to access the study materials at your convenience from anywhere in the world.

'I really enjoyed the course. Everything was very clear and my tutor Susan was friendly and helpful.'

Yolanda Smith, Write Better Letters Course

Course Overview

Start your course at any time – applications open all year round.


Price includes VAT

Other currencies will be converted at time of invoice



The assignments vary in length.



These modules include around 60 pages of course notes.



Work at your own pace – up to a maximum of one month.


Working with an individual tutor means you can start the course at any time.


Basic writing skills are essential. Computer skills, e-mail and Internet access required. No previous tertiary qualification required.

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Tutor for this course

Susan Williams

Susan Williams is the founder and managing director of Prose&Coms, an innovative communications company specialising in corporate publications, training and storytelling for strategic, motivational and therapeutic purposes.

She holds a BA degree with a specialisation in Languages and Philosophy, two BA Honours degrees in Philosophy and Applied Linguistics and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education.

With a strong background in education and vast experience working at multinational corporations, Susan consults and offers services in her areas of expertise. Since starting her business in 2000, she has been contracted to manage numerous group publishing projects with international distribution.  In addition, she has first-hand experience in developing corporate and technical training video scripts and presentations, as well as superb induction and other internal/public training programmes.

Susan tutors the Report Writing and Presentation Course, the Write Better Letters Course, the Write Better Newsletters Course and the Writing Coach Course.

Course Curriculum

Module 1

Goals for This Course

  • Plan and prepare your letter
  • Write with the specific reader in mind
  • Write clear and succinct copy
  • Use the right style and tone for the letter
  • Select the appropriate words
  • Structure and format your letter correctly
  • Task: Complete and submit three exercises

What Our Students Say

Robyn HoranWrite Better Letters Course
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The course was well-defined, and it really made me stop to think about the audience I was addressing and the points I wanted to get across. Susan was a great tutor. Her feedback was very constructive and well received. Her support and encouragement were first class. The college is very helpful in advising you on suitable courses to take. They are a very professional organisation, and I would highly recommend them.
Craig Alan AbrahamsWrite Better Letters Course
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Very informative and well-written study material. Very professional tutor.
Warren BrownWrite Better Letters Course
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Overall, the course was very worthwhile, and I have already used what I have learnt at work. The course material and structure of the course was excellent, as well as the time frame given to complete the course. It was a great experience, and I recommend all employees look at courses with The Writers College.

Get These Additional Benefits

Lifetime Course Access

Benefit from free lifetime access to future course updates and access to our writing resources.

Join a Community of Writers

You will have access to our friendly Facebook community, daily writing tips and writing inspiration.

500+ Bonus Articles on Our Blog

A superb, constantly updated resource with articles on writing and interviews with writers.

Work at Your Own Pace

Our courses work around you. You can pace your course around your busy life.

Work Opportunities

Top students are invited to join our writers and editors for hire service.

Be the First to Know About Writing Competitions

We'll help you keep up to date with the latest competition announcements

Risk-Free 100% Money-Back Guarantee

We are so confident that you will love your course that if you’re not 100% satisfied with the quality of our training, simply ask for a refund within 30 days.

Complete the Application Form to Enrol on the Write Better Letters Course

You will receive an approval email and invoice within one working day.

*If the application form doesn’t submit, please contact admin and we’ll assist you.

Questions? We've Got Answers

Detailed course notes covering the content of the module will be emailed to you. At the end of the module, you will be required to complete several writing exercises. Once the writing assignment has been completed and emailed to your tutor, you will receive an assessment and feedback, and the module will be considered complete.

Absolutely. You have direct communication with your tutor for the duration of the course. The more questions you ask, the more you will get out of the course.

You will get lifetime access to the course, and you’ll benefit from all future updates and improvements to the course.

For the majority of our courses, only your tutor will see your work. Your work will remain completely private unless you get it published. In the journalism courses, your work might be published in the public domain, but you do have the final say as to whether or not it is published.

You will receive a Writers College Certificate upon successful completion of the course, provided you meet the following conditions: 

  • You must have completed all assignments. 
  • The course must have been completed within one month of registration.
  • A minimum average of 50% must be achieved.
  • Basic writing skills are essential.
  • Basic computer skills, as well as email and Internet access are required.
  • No previous tertiary qualification is required.

Because you will work with an individual tutor, you can apply for a course and start as soon as you want to. There are no specific start dates as would be the case with a traditional college.

An application is usually approved within one working day. Once we see proof of payment, your course will start.

You could be starting your course today!


  • Reading Time: 2 hours
  • Writing Time: 5 hours

Once your application has been approved, you will receive notice of approval and an invoice via email. As soon as we see proof of payment, you will receive the first module. We will also send you your tutor’s email address and your login details. Your tutor will also be in touch to welcome you.

Any work you create on our courses is owned by you. We will never make a claim to anything you produce. We follow the rule that copyright subsists with the creator (you).

'Very informative and well-written study material. Very professional tutor. '

Craig Alan Abrahams, Write Better Letters Course

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