What are you going to get from this course?

Over 70+ lectures, 10+ downloadable technical writing templates, and exclusive interviews (more added over time) with technical writing professionals in the industry.

Learn key fundamentals of being a technical writer, how to dominate technical writing interviews, create a portfolio, and how to stand out as a better candidate to land the job.

We cover topics including:

  • How to Implement Technical Writing Key Responsibilities
  • How to Set Scope and Purpose of Your Documentation
  • How to Analyze Your Audience
  • How to Conduct Proper Research
  • How to Create Information Architecture
  • How to Structure and Design Your Sentences
  • How to Create Great Documentation Layout
  • How to Conduct User Interviews
  • How to Create Learning Objectives
  • How to Work with Product Managers, Engineers, and Designers
  • How to Foster Learning and Development
  • How to Manage a Knowledge Base 
  • How to Use Tools for Your Documentation
  • How to Write and Edit Documentation for Most Use Cases
  • How to Write an FAQ
  • API Writing
  • How to Write White Papers
  • How to Write User Manuals
  • How to Write Case Studies
  • 20+ Technical Writer Interview Questions Answered
  • How to Craft Your Technical Writer Resume
  • How to Create a Technical Writer Portfolio Using Your Capstone

Exclusive interviews with current technical writing professionals from companies like Airbnb, PlayStation, Spotify, and Oracle including insider tips on breaking into technical writing, popular questions they like to ask candidates during interviews, and their recommendations on standing out in the recruiting process

Access to downloadable templates used by actual technical writers on the job.

Instructor feedback on your capstone project. Yes! I will actually review your work to ensure you've made progress.

Learn the process of answering the most popular technical writing interview questions in order to stand out as a technical writing candidate.

Build a complete technical writer portfolio

Earn a certificate of completion upon finishing the course

Bonus Content:

  • I have been 100% committed to adding more BONUS course content and interviews with tech product leaders over time (I love all things Technical Writing and highly enjoy adding content!) and you'll get FREE LIFETIME ACCESS to all future content!

Your Instructor

Josh is the founder of Technical Writer HQ and Squibler, a writing software. He is considered one of the top product influencers by Product School and one of the top technical writers. He has been writing software tutorials, manuals, handbooks, and white papers for over eight years. His technical writing has been read by over 200 million people. He has written several books about software and another book about copywriting for personal brands. His work has been praised by LinkedIn's and Facebook's engineering team, Reuters, Inc., and Forbes.

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Earn Your Certification

Each certification is hosted on Technical Writer HQ's website ensuring its authenticity with hiring managers.

Course Curriculum

  Section 1: Introduction to Technical Writing
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  Section 2: Writing Great Technical Documentation
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  Section 3: Formatting Your Technical Documentation
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  Section 4: Editing and Readability
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  Section 5: Editing and Proofreading
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  Section 6: Verification, Communication, and Workflow
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  Section 7: Landing a Technical Writing Job
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  Section 8: Interviews
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  Technical Writer Certification Exam
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This course has no prerequisites and you do not need a technical writing background

  • You should NOT take this course if:
  • You are already an experienced technical writing professional
  • You aren't willing to spend 30 minutes every day for about a month to complete course content 
  • You SHOULD take this course if:
  • You are curious about technical writing and want to learn more about the role and responsibilities
  • You have no prior experience and you want to transition into a technical writer role
  • You are trying to determine if the technical writer role is right for you
  • You are beginning your career in tech or are making a career change

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

This course is intentionally structured so it can be completed over the course of just 1 month. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish, but I highly encourage you to complete at least a few lessons a day so that you can finish the course at the end of the month.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? As mentioned before, I am 100% committed to adding even more bonus content (I love all things technical writing and enjoy adding content) as well as bonus interviews with awesome technical writing leaders. After enrolling, you will have FREE LIFETIME ACCESS to all of it for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy. If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.