Events & Training

Plain Language Skills


Plain Language Skills

This training is open to St.Amant staff and Volunteers (exceptions apply). If you are a staff member, please speak to your supervisor to register. If you are not a St.Amant staff member, and would like more information about this training opportunity, please email

Training Overview

This is a two-part training. First part is this Theory workshop, second is a Skills session (one week part). You must complete the theory workshop to be eligible to attend the skills session. You can return to attend any future skills session after completing the two-part training in full.

After taking the Plain Language Theory Workshop, you will apply what you learnt and submit at least one piece of non-confidential writing (email, document, memo, and so on) to the facilitator before the Skills session to You will receive expectations for the writing piece after your theory workshop.

All participants will review the submitted documents together, provide each other feedback and have opportunities to ask questions. 

What you can expect:
In this workshop you can expect lectures, videos, and group discussions. If your session date is online, you must join with a device that has a webcam and microphone. If your session is in person, see the location or your confirmation email for details.

If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need, please email with the details and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact us 7-10 days prior to your training event.

Si vous exigez des mesures d’adaptation dues à une incapacité ou une condition médicale, veuillez nous en informez en nous envoyant un courriel à l’adresse suivante: Nous ferons de notre mieux afin de vous accommoder. Merci denous contacter au moins 7 à 10 jours avant votre session de formation.


August 28, 2024


Available to staff, volunteers
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm