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This practical hands-on course allows you to work on the writing skills you need to create technical documents for a variety of environments.


 
Course Outline
Effective technical documentation that provides practical information and/or instructions results in lower costs, speedier acceptance of new or revised procedures, and improved user efficiency. This practical hands-on course allows you to work on the writing skills you need to create technical documents for a variety of environments. 

This course is essential for anyone who needs to communicate information or instructions to others by developing clear, concise and accurate technical documentation such as user guides, specifications, white papers etc.

Overview: This course is designed to develop technical writing skills required in the workplace. Students will learn to write user-centered documentation in simple language that is clear, concise, accurate and appropriate for the intended audience.

Course content:

Types of Technical Documents:
  • Types of Technical Documents: Reports, Specifications, Proposals, White papers, Instructions, Users guides/manuals, On-line Help
Types of Information
  • Reference information
  • Procedural information
  • Instructional information
  • Conceptual information
The Five-Step Writing Process
  • Preparation
  • Research
  • Organizing Information
  • Writing
  • Revising
Technical Writing Techniques
  • Creating task-based documentation
  • Clarity, Tone, Style
  • Writing Tips and Tricks

Prerequisites & Certificates
Pre-Requisites

None

Certificates offered

Participants will receive reference materials related to the course.


Cancellation Policy
For training cancelled within 14 business days prior to the course date: 25% of the total training fee.

For training cancelled within 7 business days prior to the course date: 50% of the total training fee.

For training cancelled less than 5 business days prior to the course date: 100% of the total training fee.

Note: Failure to attend a course without notification of cancellation will result in a 100% charge of the total course fee.
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