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Technical Communication, an Introduction for Current Technical Writers, Editors and Designers

Become familiar with the technical communication profession in this online course designed to introduce you to processes, industry needs, and skill sets within the field. Practice technical writing skills from analysis and design to user-testing.

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

Understand best practices and trends of the technical writing industry

Wonder what the field of technical writing and design really involves? Learn the benefits of technical communication and polish your own skills with this course as you understand how the profession looks today. Understand various aspects of technical communication and how your work fits into the needs of the industry. Strengthen your skills in planning, design, editing, and user-testing your documents.

What you will learn:

  • Key terms, tasks, and positions within the field of technical communication
  • Audience and purpose analysis
  • How you as a technical communicator fit into an organizational plan
  • Perform user-testing
  • Content specification and editing procedures

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.

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