AC Online

Technical Writer

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Program Information

School:AC Online
Faculty:Information & Communications Technology
Degree:Post-diploma; Online
Field of Study:English Technical and Business Writing
Description:The Technical Writer Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides you with the skills and training needed for a career in technical communication. Throughout this one-year program, you create different types of workplace documents to help users enjoy all features of a product, service or information.

The Technical Writer program will teach you how to create different kinds of online and print documents such as instruction sets, training materials, user manuals, white papers, proposals, online help, instructional videos and podcasts.

This program is offered full-time or part-time.
URL:Technical Writer at AC Online
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,695

Fees for part-time programs are charged on a course-by-course basis and are published on each individual course page. For questions related to fees, please call the Registrar's Office at 613-727-0002.
Careers:Authors and WritersTechnical Writers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    For the Technical Writer program, applicants should ideally satisfy one of the two following conditions:

    • Successful completion of a degree, with a strong showing in the courses for which high standards of writing are demanded.
    • Successful completion of a three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma, with a strong showing in the courses for which high standards of writing are demanded.

    However, applicants possessing the following background will also be considered:

    • Successful completion of a two-year Ontario Community College Diploma, with a strong showing in the courses for which high standard of writing are demanded, paired with demonstration of significant experience in the workplace in the production of a variety of written communication products.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 14, 2020