Salary scales for Technical Writers range from $65,000-$115,000, in Washington State. Employment trends for Technical Writers are expected to grow by 15% over the next 6 years. –US Dept. of Labor
This online Technical Writing Certificate-Inclusive course culminates in a Bellevue College, Continuing Education Technical Writing Certificate. Students are given up to 8 months to complete the certificate at a cost that is substantially less than taking the courses individually. This competency-based program employs a Course Mentor approach and is targeted to working professionals with a strong knowledge base of the material at hand, who are looking to speed up the certificate process. Students will receive badges as they progress through the course material and will receive the certificate upon overall completion. Topics covered Include: Fundamentals of Technical Writing, Fundamentals of Document Design, Professional Editing, Usability Workshop, Creating Style Guides, Developing Web Content, Word Styles and Templates, Writing White Papers and Technical Writing Capstone project.
This is an online program and requires a Bellevue College NetID .
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