Cherryleaf’s popular, and affordable, online Technical Author/technical writing course teaches the key skills of technical writing for IT and software user documentation.
This course is ideal for you if need a solid understanding of the Technical Author’s role and the fundamentals of technical writing in the IT, general business and software sectors.
A lot of delegates are people changing careers, and looking to become a Technical Author (known as Technical Writers in the USA). This course is ideal for graduate and junior author induction training, as well as more experienced technical writers who’ve never had any formal training.
This reviewed option comes with a certificate at the end of the course. You send your answers to the exercises in the course back to us for review and feedback.
The course doesn’t cover the specialist requirements for aerospace, military, railway and automotive documentation, where documentation must be written to a specific XML standard.
It doesn’t cover how to write technical API documentation for developers.
If you are looking to start your career as a Technical Author, you also may need to learn how to use a Help authoring tool.
The course is organised around the technical documentation process, describing:
This training course’s content is accredited by the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators, the professional body for Technical Communicators in the United Kingdom. It is an independent assessment of the course’s quality
Cherryleaf is a technical writing services company formed in 2002 by people with a passion for technical communication and learning development.
Cherryleaf is recognised as a leader within the technical communication profession. Our staff have written articles for the Society for Technical Communication's (STC) Intercom magazine, the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicator's Communicator journal and tekom's TCWorld magazine. They've also written books on technical communication. We've presented webinars for Adobe, Madcap Software or the STC, and we've spoken at various conferences around the world.
Today, organisations throughout Europe use Cherryleaf’s services so they can provide clear information that enables users and staff to complete tasks productively.