Professional and Technical Writing

72144

This online course covers the principles and processes of writing effectively and targeting specific audiences. You will develop competence in preparing and presenting documents for a wide range of readers in a variety of business situations.

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    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Topics covered include:

  • elements of effective writing
  • drafting and editing documents
  • key features of business documents; and
  • creating a portfolio of business documents.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Textbooks

No textbooks are needed for this course.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

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Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2025
Jan
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February enrolment dates

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June enrolment dates

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying