The ability to write clear, concise documents related to technical issues is a highly desirable skill that is much different from writing letters, emails, and non-technical documents. The creation of effective technical materials requires discipline, organization, and a keen eye for detail.
TrainSMART’s technical writing training course is designed to give good writers or technical staff who have decent writing skills the tools needed to design, develop, and maintain technical documents.
Lack of consistency, format and type style
Inconsistent organization and structure
Failure to consider target audience
Put complex subjects in terms that are clear and concise
Use the development of a writing style that’s more useful to readers
Write reports using a fast and easy approach
Write reports that maximize impact on your readers
Write so others apply your ideas
Use the command of language and grammar
Become more organized and pay attention to details
Use various strategies of technical writing
Enhance documents with visuals and graphics
Technical Writing Training Course Outline
Understand the general format of reports – categories
Brainstorm and organize information
Apply mechanics of writing: usage, capitalization, punctuation
Use of active/passive voice
Avoid wordiness and pompous language
Introduce variety in sentences – graphics and visual aids
International guideline variations
Write for the reader
Write executive summaries
Describe responsible research
Avoid plagiarism and distortion of tests and research results
Describe ethical implications of research & development
Engage in review of participant’s writing with constructive critique
Good writers or technical staff who have decent writing skills, but require the tools needed to design, develop, and maintain technical documents.
Technical & Report Writing is available in the following formats: Multi-Day Training Workshop
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Our course catalog offers you an easy way to link your organization's needs and goals to TrainSMART performance solutions workshops. All of our workshops are tailored, flexible, interactive and engaging. We use the outlines in this catalog as a starting point to identify the topics and delivery methods that will create the most successful outcomes. Our delivery methods for these workshops include instructor-led classroom, ILT webinars, virtual learning, eLearning, and structured on-the-job training.