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Writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Training



The focus of the writing SOP training is to apply technical writing principles when writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Well written SOPs decrease SOP deviations, and improve employee task performance. This course provides SOP authors the tools to write easy-to-follow procedures, policies, and work instructions.

Note: Technical Writing Principles is a prerequisite to this course. Technical Writing Principles establishes the foundation for learning objectives in Writing SOPs.



Our course will cover these learning objectives, to ensure your organiation will have clear instruction, and and improved task man reading important documentsperformance.

  • Clarify principles and expectations for technical writing
  • Demonstrate proficiency by successfully completing participant writing exercises.
  • Write effective SOPs

  • Organize and plan the SOP
  • Write for the intended audience

These high impact topics covered will have a strong effect on the success of your organization. These topics covered ensure the most comprehensive technical writing training.

  • Regulatory expectations for SOPs
  • Qualities of a sound document
  • Active voice versus passive voice
  • Importance of process steps/sequence for SOP comprehension

These are the proven benefts from attending our SOP writing course:

  • Decrease in SOP deviations
  • Improve employee task performance
  • Provide clear instructions

Suggested attendees for Writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) training are authors, batch record authors, reviews, and approvers. Our SOP writing course uses a blended approach of classroom and real-life work application. This approach allows participants to practice new tools and concludes with a review of an existing document to apply the learning.

Technical Writing Principles along with writing SOPs is one and a half days.

SOP stand alone training is 1/2 day.

The most cost effective technical writing training option is to have PathWise come to your location. We have trainers across the globe, and trained in 14 different countries in 2015 alone, covering almost every continent.

To schedule a course at your site fill out the form below and a PathWise representative will get back with you with a quote for training.


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These courses are great complimentary options for the PathWise Writing SOPs Training course:

Technical WritingWe understand that internal training for technical writing and documenting investigations is essential to achieve and maintain a compliant, effective and efficient quality system. This is why 90% of our courses are taught on-site at our client locations.  For individuals and organizations in need of training but unable to make an on-site training commitment, we offer many of our courses as events at a variety of locations across the globe.

View the PathWise Events page to find out about our options for Technical Writing and Writing SOPs in a public workshop. We have public open enrollment training across the globe.