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Why should you get a certificate in technical writing? The average tech-writer starting salary is $60,000, with senior writers earning much more!

  • Qualified technical writers are in demand in various industries, including software, telecommunications, financial services, federal and state government, and healthcare.
  • Tech-writers often work remotely, so you extend job opportunities beyond regional employers!
  • Become your own boss with a freelance technical writing business.

Becoming a better technical writer is easy with our online program: 

The various technical writing courses and certificates are taught by instructors with more than twenty years of professional, technical, and career training experience. The courses are industry developed, giving you access to the same e-learning businesses and industries are currently utilizing. 

  • Advanced Certificate Course in Structured Writing for Technical Documentation 
  • Basic Certificate in Technical Writing 
  • Certificate Course in Technical Business Writing for Engineers 
  • Certificate Course in Writing for a Global Market 
  • Certificate in Professional Technical Communication (Portfolio) 
  • Certificate in Technical Writing for Current Technical Writers 
  • Comprehensive Career Builder Certificate in Technical Writing 
  • Comprehensive Career Builder Certificate in Technical Writing with Microsoft Word 2016 (including Voucher) 
  • DITA for Content Development (easyDITA) 
  • DITA for Content Development (SyncRO oXygen) 
  • ESL-Based Technical Writing 
  • MadCap Flare for HTML5 & Single Sourcing 
  • Medical Writing Career Builder Certificate 
  • Medical Writing Career Builder Certificate (including Voucher) 
  • Technical Communication Techniques & Principles for Project Managers 
  • Workplace Experience Certificate (Not a course: this is a Prior Learning Assessment Service) 
  • Writers at Work Technical Certificate Program 

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Techwriter Technical Education