Technical Writers

(NOC 5121)

Career Description

Technical and specifications writers analyze material such as specifications, notes, and drawings and write manuals, user guides, and other documents to explain the installation, operation, and maintenance of software and electronic, mechanical, and other equipment.

Duties May Include

Working with product development teams to create manuals and other types of documentation.

Preforming tests on products to determine how they function and how best to describe that function in documentation.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Professional Writing Diploma
Technical Writer Post-diploma; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Professional Writing Certificate; Online; Distance
Business Writing Certificate; Online; Distance
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
English Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
English Bachelor; Honours
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Professional Writing (BA) Bachelor; Honours
English & Professional Writing Honours (BA) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on January 26, 2022