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 Criteria
  • 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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