This course is approved for VA Education Benefits.
According to the Society for Technical Communication, a common goal of Technical Writers and others in the field is to provide “the right information, in the right way, at the right time to make someone’s life easier and more productive.” The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employment growth and good job opportunities in the coming years for applicants with technical skills. The Technical Writing Certificate at the College of Continuing and Professional Education will teach you the skills you need to enter the field of Technical Communication. Instructed by an award-winning individual in the field, the course will teach you how to produce professional print and online documents using graphic design principles, typography, document layout, and raster and vector graphics. By the end of the course, you will have created a resume, brochure, and newsletter for your professional portfolio. Also included in the course are six books plus DrawPlus and PagePlus software.
Prerequisite: Internet access required. One year experience with Windows and Word
Note: Students should confirm class meeting dates on first day. Occasional back-to-back Saturdays may be scheduled.