Advanced Certificate Course in Structured Writing for Technical Documentation

Utilize structured writing and technical documentation techniques to create your own documentation set available to use in your professional portfolio. Learn current trends and best practices in the industry to position yourself towards your career goals.

Key Program Information
Categories Degrees, Certificates, and Courses for Contemporary Learners | Continuing Education | Professional and Workforce Development
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Online
Series Technical Writing: Online Certificate Programs and Classes
Next Session Register anytime!
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Program Description

Learn techniques to enhance your technical documents and skill

Explore this dynamic field of content management, data segments, and structured writing. Familiarize yourself with emerging technology, standard approaches and formatting, and creative solutions within the profession.

What you will learn:

  • DTD (document type definition) interpretation
  • Use XMeaL and XML as authoring tools and data tags
  • Segmentation and reuse of data within a documentation set
  • DITA (Darwin Information Type Architecture) standard
  • Current trends in technical writing


This course can be completed in 6 weeks, but students will be given up to 2 months to complete.

Certificate

Advance your career by improving your technical writing skills

Why should you take online courses or get a certificate in technical writing? Job opportunities! Employment in technical writing is expected to grow faster than average over the next few years, offering new career opportunities or advancement. You can choose online courses from basic, intermediate, or advanced non-credit training in technical writing and communication, or courses in specialty areas. You can earn a certificate in technical writing or pick only the course that best fit your needs.

Becoming a better technical writer is easy with our online program:

  • Start anytime! If you prefer, you can begin on a fixed time schedule as well
  • Group enrollments encouraged - learn with your co-workers
  • You can register online - it is quick and easy!

The various technical writing courses and certificates are taught by instructors with more than 20 years of professional, technical, and career training experience. The courses are industry developed, giving you access to the same e-learning business and industry are currently utilizing.

Partner

JER

UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education partners with JER Online to provide affordable, non-credit continuing workforce courses and industry developed certificates in the area of Technical Writing and Human Resources.

*Listing of partners does not represent endorsement by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/Extension.