Location & dates
End date: 19/10/2018
End date: 07/12/2018
Teaches advanced techniques for producing professional-standard technical and user documentation that is clear, concise and successfully meets the needs of users.
- Copy editing and proof reading.
- Business and design standards for technical documentation.
- Checking document integrity.
- Grammar issues.
- Editing and writing with others.
New modules added recently:
- Writing for Multiple Platforms
- An introduction to topic-based authoring, XML and DITA.
Technical author training is provided by highly experienced instructors, all of whom have 20+ years' experience in technical authoring.
Technical author training combines lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. Delegates receive:
- Comprehensive training material, to refer to throughout the course, and to use as a refresher afterwards.
- Checklists and job aids to focus each stage of the writing process.
- Report and user manual templates that incorporate best practice design and structure as taught in the courses.
- Resources to use back in the workplace.
- An e-certificate confirming successful course completion.
- 30 days' after-course support.
Scheduled courses are hosted in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham) and Reading.
Who is this course for?
Those embarking on a career in technical authoring (after attending the introductory and intermediate level courses), and existing technical authors who want to improve their skillset. Training is designed for the busy professional, being short and intensive and combining lecture and demonstration.
Delegates have ample opportunity to discuss specific requirements with the trainer.
Delegates should have attended our Introduction to technical authoring and Intermediate technical authoring courses, or have equivalent knowledge.
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