ZZZ Discontinued Bundle: Technical Author training course and Advanced Technical Communication course
The key skills you need in order to be a successful Technical Writer/Technical Author.
You get access to:
Technical Author/technical writing course
This teaches the key skills of technical writing for IT and software user documentation.
- Access to the 15 modules and the related exercises from the Technical Author/technical writing online training course
- You send your answers to the exercises in the course back to us for review and feedback.
- You’ll also receive a certificate, once you’ve completed the assessments correctly.
Intermediate/Advanced Technical Communication course
Each course is self-contained, so you can to choose to take just a single course, if you wish. It contains
For API documentation projects
- Documenting REST APIs
For larger or more complex documentation projects
- DITA fundamentals
- Managing Software Documentation Projects
- Revising and Editing Content
- Structured Writing Fundamentals
For Software as a Service documentation projects
- UI Writing
- Technical Copywriting
- Review of technical writing fundamentals
- Single sourcing and content reuse
- Trends in Technical Communication
- Creating screenshots and images for user guides
Comments from delegates
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for you if need a solid understanding of the Technical Author’s role and the fundamentals of technical writing. This bundles also gives you access to all the modules from our Advanced Technical Communication course.
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.
Reviewed assessments and certificate
The Technical Author/technical writing training course 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.
Please be awareThe Technical Author/technical writing training 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 also doesn't cover how to write technical API documentation for developers (this is covered on advanced course). If you are looking to start your career as a Technical Author, you also might need to learn how to use a particular Help authoring tool.
Prices exclude VAT for delegates based in the EU.
What will I learn?
The course is organised around the technical documentation process, describing:
- The purpose and value of technical documentation
- The entire documentation process—planning, writing, editing, indexing, and production.
- The skills you need as a technical communicator.
- How to work more efficiently by writing and designing your information in a structured, useful, usable and informed way
Duration and delivery format
Prices are for 12 months access. If you want more than 12 months access, then you will be billed automatically for a second 12 months. You can stop when you want – just cancel your subscription when you’ve completed all the modules you want to take.
The Technical Author/technical writing training course is accredited by the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators
TheTechnical Author/technical writing training course 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. Note: This excludes the Advanced Technical Communication course modules.
Professional certification as a technical communicatorCherryleaf’s training courses can help you become a Junior, Certified Member or Certified Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC). The ISTC is the national professional body for technical communicators in the UK. It has members around the world. Junior Members, Members and Fellows are certified by the ISTC through a vetting process, with Members and Fellows entitled to use the initials MISTC or FISTC after their names. All ISTC members have a responsibility to maintain their professional competence through Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Cherryleaf’s courses can help demonstrate you are extending and updating your skills
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.