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Learn how to write clear and effective documentation.

Technical writing course

This course is intended for engineers, technicians and managers who want to improve their writing skills and confidence when writing technical instructions.

The course instructs participants in the use of a structured process for producing technical documentation. Documentation samples and templates are provided, and there is ample opportunity for hands-on writing and review.




Two three-hour sessions, spread over two days.

Topics covered

Tools used

  • MS Word
  • HTML editor
  • Visio

Course materials

  • Presentations
  • Workbooks
  • Documentation samples
  • Checklists
  • Related articles and additional information.


Participants have the opportunity to write and present their own work. The following topics are covered during the practical section:

  • User analysis
  • Choosing the document medium/structure
  • Planning and producing an outline
  • Drafting the copy
  • Reviewing


450 GBP + VAT per participant **
** Subject to sufficient numbers.