Learn everything you need to know about technical writing and discover if it’s the right career for you
What you will learn
What is technical writing?
Who is technical writing for?
What do technical writers create?
Who do technical writers work with?
What skills do you need as a technical writer?
Different types of technical writing
Writing instructions, the heart of technical writing
Thinking about pursuing a career in technical writing?
Learn everything you need to know about the profession in this course so you can make an educated decision about your future. In this course, I’ll walk you through important information about the field of technical writing and how it’s different from other forms of writing. You’ll explore:
- What is technical writing
- Who are your readers
- What technical writers create
- Who technical writers work with
- The skills technical writers need
- Different types of technical writing
- Different type of instructional content
Tech is embedded in our lives like never before. As much as it’s supposed to make our lives easier, it actually comes with a new kind of hard. 80% of Americans experience some type of tech frustration on a daily basis. Tech companies are trying to alleviate this frustration by creating new forms of documentation for their customers. That’s why technical writing is so important right now.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that demand in technical writers is expected to grow by 12% from 2020 – 2030. That’s faster than the average for all occupations. About 5,500 openings for technical writers are projected each year, on average, over the decade, in the US alone.If you want to take advantage of the growing opportunities in this flourishing field, this course will give you a head start!