Course Summary

An introduction to technical writing for those who writes as part of a technical job or anyone who would like to become a technical writer*.
This course will improve your everyday communication, using plain language principles.  It will teach the fundamentals of technical writing, including clear communication, writing procedures and reports, and planning your writing projects.
*Technical writers are people who write manuals, procedures, reports, software how-to guides and more.

Currently, we have no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us via email enquiries@cae.edu.au to register your interest.

Technical Writing Course Content

• Improve grammar, word usage, and punctuation
• Communicate effectively and clearly
• Avoid wordiness, jargon and repetition
• Write user-friendly procedures
• Write reports and manuals that people want to read
• Plan your writing and use Word efficiently
• Job hunting and networking

Attendees will be given the opportunity to use examples from their work life, to seek feedback and guidance in improving their communication skills.

What should I bring on the day?

Please bring along a laptop/tablet if you can (with Word or similar), or pen and paper. Please bring examples from your work if you would like to work on them.

Who is this course for?

This course is perfect for people who would like to move into technical writing as a profession, or for people who work in technical jobs and want to improve their writing skills.

*Please be aware, this course is designed for native or fluent English speakers. If you have English as an Additional Language (EAL) and want to improve your writing skills, please refer to CAE’s Business English – Writing for Work short course
** Please note this course is delivered over two consecutive weekdays.

About the Presenter

Annabel O’Connor is a technical writer, editor and trainer. She is an experienced technical writing trainer and has presented courses across Australia . Annabel is passionate about plain language and making difficult concepts easy to understand.

Last updated: June 24, 2024 04:49pm