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Technical Writing Certificates

Technical writers, also called technical communicators, produce instruction manuals and other supporting documents to communicate complex information more easily. They also develop, gather, and disseminate technical information among customers, designers and manufacturers.

Technical writing is often used in technological and occupational fields, such as computer hardware and software, engineering, chemistry, the aeronautics and astronautics, robotics, finance, consumer electronics and biotechnology. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of technical writers is expected to grow 15 percent faster than the average for all occupations during the next several years.

Technical Writing Certifications

Through our partnership with TechWriter-Certification, we offer the following non-degree certificates:

  • Basic Certificate in Technical Writing (90 hours)
  • Certificate in Writing for Current Technical Writers, Editors & Designers (90 hours)
  • Technical Communication Industry Certificate - Mastery Level (160 hours)
  • Certificate in Professional Technical Communication (140 hours)
  • Certificate Course in Structured Writing for Technical Documentation (30 hours)
  • Writers at Work Certificate Program (40 hours)

Program Benefits

  • Prepare for careers in the technical writing field
  • Sharpen and advance present workplace skills
  • Perfect for those in industry or interested in starting a new business
  • Learn online, anytime and anywhere, while maintaining contact with your instructor

Registration

Register online for certificates in this program at TechWriter-Certification.

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