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Technical Writing Certificate  

Gain your Technical Writing Certificate in 15 weeks studying topics such as principles of technical writing, editing and intro to HTML.
Competencies:
  • Distinguish technical communication from other forms of writing
  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of a technical writer
  • Plan technical communication deliverables that explain how to complete the procedures within a process
  • Compose draft technical communication deliverables based upon planning phase pre-work
  • Analyze draft technical communication deliverables and revise their contents in preparation for final
  • publication and distribution
  • Apply, test, and measure the principles of usability
  • Produce a Capstone project consisting of a technical communication deliverable that enables the reader to use a new product, understand a business process or proposal, or take action based on learning about something new

Salary scales for Technical Writers range from $79,000-$106,000 in the greater Seattle area (Glassdoor). Employment trends for Technical Writers are expected to grow by 10% over the next 8 years. --US Dept. of Labor

This online Technical Writing Certificate course culminates in the Tombolo Institute at Bellevue College Technical Writing Certificate. The entire certificate course takes 15 weeks to complete at a cost that is substantially less than taking the courses individually. This competency-based program employs a course instructor and is targeted to working professionals with a strong knowledge of written English, who are looking to speed up the certificate process. Topics covered include:
  • Principles of Technical Writing
  • The role of the technical writer
  • The writing process
  • Usability
  • Writing strategies
  • Editing
  • Document design
  • Intro to HTML
  • XML and CSS
  • Job readiness strategies

Prerequisites:
  • Strong command of English grammar and spelling
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word

 

Technical Writing Certificate
Item: F9802 Stacy Smith
Arr ONL   Room:
Sessions: 1 Arr Address: Internet - Online , WA
11/2/2020 - 2/5/2021 Fee: $1,500.00
CEUs:  11
This online, instructor-moderated certificate course begins November 2 and ends February 5, 2021. (Equivalent to 110 classroom hours.)

Students must create their NetID to access this course in Canvas, the online learning management system.

 

Registration is closed for this class...
Item: F9758
CEUs:  11
Schedule: Arr , 1 Arr - 9/1/2020 - 12/8/2020
This online, instructor-moderated certificate course begins September 1 and ends December 8. (Equivalent to 110 classroom hours.)

Students must create their NetID to access this course in Canvas, the online learning management system.


Instructor(s):  Jacqueline ODell
Location: ONL   Room:


Total cost: $1,500.00

 

 

Technical Writing Certificate  Registration is closed for this class...
Item: F9789 Maria Blyther
Arr ONL
Sessions: 1 Arr Location: Internet - Online , WA
10/1/2020 - 1/29/2021 Fee: $1,500.00
This online, instructor-moderated certificate course begins October 1 and ends January 29, 2021. (Equivalent to 110 classroom hours.)

Students must create their NetID to access this course in Canvas, the online learning management system.

 

 

 

 

If the class you are registering for lists a required textbook, you are responsible for ordering and purchasing it prior to the start of class. Please note that there is no bookstore at North Campus.