Technical Writing Diploma
Name of the Course

Diploma in Technical Writing

Duration

4 Weeks (20 working days, each session approx. one and half hour)

Course Fee

Rs. 15,000/- (USD $290 for candidates outside India)

To be paid through wire transfer at the time of registration. Contact us for more details

Pre-requisites

NONE – Anyone keen to become a professional technical writer

Training Methdology

The training will be imparted through web-conferencing tools such as skype. You will be able to see and talk with the instructor. The instructor in turn will be able to see the work you are doing on your system

The training will be hands-on and you will be given tasks and exercises during the training session to develop your skills

You will be free to clarify your doubts during the session.

Assignments

During the course of training, you may be given assignments that you would be expected to complete after the session

SYLLABUS
Introduction to Technical Writing
  • Defining Technical writing
  • Categorizing Technical Documents
  • Different document formats
  • Psychology of written communication
  • Introduction to DITA and Single Sourcing Concept
  • Introducing three views of documents
Document development life cycle
  • Generic development life cycle
  • Phases of document development
  • User Analysis
  • Task Analysis
  • Structuring the Documents
  • Designing the document presentation
  • Document Testing
Technical Writing – Style Issues
  • Principles of effective technical writing
  • Technical writing – Style Issues
  • Technical Editing
Presentation and Drawing Tools
  • Intro to graphics for technical writers
  • SnagIT
  • Visio
Authoring Tools
  • RoboHelp
  • Advanced MS Word
  • FrameMaker