Technical Writing Certificate

Tombolo Institute at Bellevue College
Online - On Demand Course
11 Continuing Education Units


Salary scales for Technical Writers range from $79,000-$106,000 in the greater Seattle area (Glassdoor). Employment trends for Technical Writers are expected to grow by 10% over the next 8 years. –US Dept. of Labor

This online Technical Writing Certificate course culminates in the Tombolo Institute at Bellevue College Technical Writing Certificate. The entire certificate course takes 15 weeks to complete at a cost that is substantially less than taking the courses individually. This competency-based program employs a course instructor and is targeted to working professionals with a strong knowledge of written English, who are looking to speed up the certificate process. Topics covered include: Principles of Technical Writing The role of the technical writer The writing process Usability Writing strategies Editing Document design Intro to HTML XML and CSS Job readiness strategies

Eligibility Restriction (Pre-Requisite)

  • A strong command of English grammar and spelling 
  • A basic-to-intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Word 
Jobs & Careers
Technical Writers
Technical Directors/Managers
Reporters & Correspondents
Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists

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