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The Certificate in Technical Communication will give you the skills you need to produce professional, reader-centred documents in plain English. You will learn how to analyse the purpose, audience and context of written communications, and how to evaluate, revise and edit documents.
Certificate in Technical Communication (162 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
Approximate cost for the full qualification based on 2018 fee information, not including annual administration fees, fee increases, textbooks, course materials or external exam fees.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
When you achieve this qualification, and depending on what elective course you have studied, you will know how to:
This qualification will prepare you for a number of specific writing-focused roles such as a technical writer, technical communicator, information designer, documentation specialist and technical editor. This qualification will also benefit you if your job requires you to write clear, concise and professional documentation.
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.