Communication is one of the most important elements of any business, and in many industries, employees rely heavily on written instructions and procedures. Technical writers advance and improve both internal and external communications by writing for websites, emails, proposals, technical instructions, and more. Professionals with these skills are in high demand throughout the business world, in schools and government agencies, and more. This technical writing course is the best way to get started learning everything you need to know about this exciting and diverse field.
This technical writing course is for you if you want to develop your technical writing abilities or are seeking a professional career as a technical writer. It will improve your understanding and use of written communications, making you an asset in any administrative, management, or technical writer role. Within the course, you will learn research methods, audience considerations, various writing styles, drafting and revision techniques, working in a collaborative environment, and more. This course will also introduce you to a variety of media and formats, such as Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF, and the different writing standards typically required for each.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
There are no specific prerequisites for this course, but before enrolling you should have a good grasp of the English language, grammar, and punctuation, and you'll need to be comfortable using email and the Internet.
- Differences between academic and technical writing.
- Advanced grammar rules and effective research methods.
- Writing to meet the needs of your audience, including writing with clarity and utility.
- Ethical issues in technical writing.
- How to master a variety of technical documents, including memos, analyses, letters, executive summaries, and reports.
- How to develop proposal documents.
Course delivery details
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
Certification / Credits
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
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