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Professional Writing and Speaking

Introduction to Professional Writing and Speaking

Preparing for an oral presentation? Drafting a proposal? Does your written communication cause confusion? 

CPE has a variety of courses to offer. The advanced technical writing program is designed for professionals at all levels in the fire service, you can take these six courses individually or as part of the certificate program.

No matter what your professional writing and speaking training interests are, if you have questions contact us at or click on the request information button. 

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Choose Your Level of Learning

George Mason offers different ways to learn new skill sets that enhance your current role and help you step into new career opportunities.

  • Individual courses focus on a specific set of skills or industry knowledge and can vary widely in terms of contact hours. You can spend a week completing a course, or more than a year.
  • Immersive courses typically take a minimum of 25 contact hours to complete but can take as many as 60. When you complete an immersive course, you'll receive a digital badge that easily verifies a set of skills you achieved to future employers.

Digital Badges (Optional)

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Mason awards a digital badge for a select group of in-demand micro-credentials. A URL is attached to the badge that verifies your skill sets so you can easily display them to current and future employers.

Advanced Technical Writing badge

The Advanced Technical Writing badge is awarded when you complete the Advanced Technical Writing immersive course.

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Corporate Training in Professional Writing and Speaking

Coursework is customizable and training available at a discounted rate for groups of 10 or more from the same organization. For group training inquiries, please complete the form below and we will contact you: