Writing tenders in English

Discover how to translate your technical knowledge into concise and active English.

  • Teaches you how to write legal and commercial English for tenders
  • Helps you improve your reading and writing skills
  • Tailored to your specific requirements
  • Marja makes your words work.
  • Nicole
  • Marijke
  • Marja
  • David
  • Marta
  • Bodine
  • Natalie
  • Benthe
  • Marijke
  • Jytta
  • Denise
  • Matjaz
  • Sue
  • Judith
  • Nancy
  • Elise
  • Janneke
  • David
  • Selena
  • Annette
  • Voske
  • Karla
  • Jane
  • Kyra
  • Anouk
  • Eric
  • Ellen
  • Demi

Practical information

Who is it for?

Our Writing tenders in English course is suitable for anyone involved in tender processes, including buyers, legal counsel and bid managers.

Dates and location

The workshop can be taken in-company or as private lessons for one or two people. We will set the dates and location in consultation with you. If you’re interested in an open-enrolment workshop, then sign up for our workshop alerts. You’ll receive automatic email notifications when new dates for the blog workshop become available.


The exact cost for a private or in-company workshop will depend on your needs and the size of the group. Would you like to know more? Just fill in our contact form or call us on 020 - 244 3400. We will be happy to make an appointment with you for a free consultation without any obligation.


By completing the course, which is based on your own tender documents and formats, you will learn how to put together effective and persuasive English-language texts.

Writing tenders in English

Our Writing tenders in English course is designed to help you improve your English-language tenders. Working with your own tender documents, and through a combination of theory and practice, you get to put your newly acquired skills to use right away. In addition to improving your English reading and writing skills, you will learn how to write legal and/or commercial texts, and how to translate your technical knowledge into concise and active English. The Writing tenders in English course is tailored to your specific needs and suitable for buyers, legal counsel and bid managers. /p>

Programme components

For contracting agencies

  • How to write an English-language tender proposal: structure and structure markers
  • Developing a concept to build on
  • Writing concise and active English
  • Programme of Requirements: example sentences and common phrases
  • Terminology and jargon: increasing your active vocabulary
  • Writing a Summary of Additional Information and Changes: confirmations and rejections

For tendering parties

  • The assessment team’s perspective: identifying potential questions and issues
  • Your tender blueprint: how to present your products or services
  • Highlighting specific benefits of your products or services
  • Navigating strict criteria and fixed formats
  • Tips and tricks
  • Writing concise and active English
  • How to write an easy-to-read Plan of Action

More help with tenders

Do you intend to use the same texts or templates for multiple tender procedures? Have them translated or edited by our translation agency. We also provide support for Dutch-language tenders. To find out more about our full range of tender services, get in touch!

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