Introduction to Technical Writing

Using clear, simple, precise and structured language.


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  • Duration 2 days
  • Regular fee 875
  • Preferential fee 735?
  • Locations
  • Laboratory

Accreditation and partners association

  • Project Management Institute 12 PDU


To provide the knowledge and skills required to write accurate and clear technical documents, whether simple or complex, that meet standards for good technical writing.

Targeted audience

Anyone writing or updating technical documents or manuals.



Customer Testimonials

This is a good introduction and it’s complete.

Rita A. / Conseillère, Service des communications, Hydro-Québec


  • The role of the technical writer
  • Standard technical documents: user guides, specialized documentation, manuals, procedures, instructions and guidelines
  • Appropriate technical writing styles
  • Using plain and simple language
  • Techniques for simplifying complex topics
  • The process of developing a document: assessing requirements, defining the phases, development of a structure, preparing a draft and quality control
  • Preparing a table of contents or an index
  • Positioning graphic elements
  • Choosing between a paper copy, an online document or hypertext
  • Selecting tools that meet the needs of the writer

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