Bellevue College Continuing Education offers a full suite of technical writing courses that can be taken as standalone courses or as part of our Technical Writing Certificate Program. Courses were developed by respected industry professionals and target in-demand skills to enhance your career and improve the productivity of your workplace.
We offer two ways to take it. You can take it online or as classroom instruction.
Learn details about our classroom certificate program in technical writing.
See an overview of required and elective courses in the program.
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Designed for both aspiring and experienced technical writers and editors, this course provides an introduction to the critical elements of t... More »
Salary scales for Technical Writers range from $65,000-$115,000, in Washington State. Employment trends for Technical Writers are expe... More »
Would you like to know more about the field of technical writing and communication but are not sure how to get started? BC's technical writi... More »
Design and write truly helpful Help! This course provides instruction in the writing and distribution of effective online help files using M... More »
The rapidly evolving array of personal digital devices is dramatically affecting the writing, production and publishing of content. The effe... More »
What is a style guide? In this short course, you will learn about the purpose and importance of style guides and manuals in technical writin... More »
This course is designed for writers who want to learn how to write effective web content. Students will learn how to focus on the reader, se... More »
Learn how to apply basic design concepts and typography to page design and layout for print documentation.
Prerequisite: Stron... More »
Businesses depend on marketing communications to attract customers, earn profits and, in essence, thrive. Yet the challenge of breaking thro... More »
Blogging has emerged as a popular and wide-reaching tool for professional communication. This course provides an introduction to blogging ef... More »
Complex business processes are challenging to present in a clear and logical format within technical communications. Learn how to apply the ... More »
This course introduces you to the fundamentals of copyediting as applied to technical communications. Learn the role of the editor, the publ... More »
Structured authoring has become one of the most popular ways of developing content. The main focus is on separating the data (words, images,... More »
The Technical Writing Certificate Program culminates in a Capstone project in which candidates demonstrate mastery of certificate program ob... More »
This course provides instruction in usability testing of print documents, websites, and help systems. Students gain experience and performan... More »
This course provides an introduction in the creation and application of styles and templates in Microsoft Word. Students gain experience and... More »
Writing a white paper requires a combination of technical knowledge, marketing savvy, sensitivity to audience, ability to relate with subjec... More »
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