Training content

Training sessions can be individually put together with content from the following areas:

Drafting IEC publications

For training on the drafting of IEC publications, we would like to understand your requirements before scheduling a session. It is helpful for us to know more about how you prepare your documents, not just to offer a personalised training, but also because we may find possibilities to support your working group's processes more efficiently.


  • How do I structure a document?
  • How do we elaborate terms and definitions?
  • What is important when writing normative references?
  • What do we do with a document that has been edited in the CO?
  • What do all new work group members need to know about editing?
  • We want to update an existing publication - how do we go about it?
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  • Why do we need the IEC standard template and how do we work with it efficiently?
  • What formatting do I have to apply to our documents?
  • Someone else does the formatting for me - what do they need to know?
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  • What tools can we use to create our illustrations?
  • What's the best way of putting figures in a publication?
  • How can we obtain the original publication's figures to adapt them for a new edition?
  • What colours should we use?
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