Simon Fraser University

Technical Communication

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Program Information

School:Simon Fraser University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Field of Study:Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Description:Acquiring a Technical Communication Certificate is one of the primary routes to entering the technical communication field. The certificate is important for those whose work requires an ability to write training and procedure manuals, reports, or technical documents such as user guides and reference manuals. It also helps individuals develop a variety of critical thinking, writing, editing and graphic design skills necessary to plan, develop and produce documents.
URL:Technical Communication at Simon Fraser University
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    All applicants to the certificate program must have successfully completed Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication and Technical Writing and Editing. Once you have completed these two courses you can apply to the certificate program.

    You should also have good computer skills, enjoy using and learning new computer applications, have competent oral and written language skills and be comfortable when interviewing others for information.

    * 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 August 14, 2020