Introduction to Technical Writing


Experience the life of a Technical Writer and understand the key concepts required to become a technical Writer. The session is only for those who want to start a career as a professional technical writer.
The 2-day course module helps you build your understanding of one of the most sought-after professions and start your career as a technical writer. In this module, we will cover some of the basic overview of key requirements for a technical writer.
The course also covers information about Templates and Style guides required for Technical Writers.

IMPORTANT!! Those who have registered for the Technical Writing Fundamentals course should not register separately for this Module.

  • DATES: Apr 6-7
  • Time: 2.30-5.30 PM IST (Both days)
  • Fee: INR 1500


How to Register

Inclusion in the Course

  • Session = 6 hours in 2 days 
  • Helpline = Trainers available to help outside the session duration
  • TWO project activities during the session for participants
  • Reference toolkit for future usage
  • Participation Certificate


Who Should Attend!

  1. All who want to start a career as a professional Technical Writer.
  2. All who want to switch their career from another profession to technical writer
  3. All who want to develop the skills of a technical writer.
  4. All who want to understand the technical documentation field.


Course Structure

Day 1: Curriculum with Live Project

  1. Technical Documentation: The third pillar of a company
  2. Technical Writer: The lucrative profession across the globe
    • Who is a Technical Writer?
    • How is a TW different from other writers?
    • Key skills required to become an accomplished TW
    • Career growth path of a Technical Writer?
  3. Technical Writing English: Simple, Plain and Direct English (Learning with LIVE Practice Session)
    • Technical Writing Grammar, Rules, Sentence Structure
    • Restricted English
    • Plain language
    • Direct English

Day 2: Curriculum with Live Project

  1. Content Modelling
  2. Domains and Types of Technical Documentation
  3. Technical Documentation Guides
  4. Key learning before working on a project
  5. Style guide: Concept Introduce writing for UI, writing for cloud
    • MSTP
    • Chicago Manual
    • IBM Style Guide
  6. Template:
    • Concept and purpose
    • Examples – CSS, Markdown
  7. Working on a Project: How to Create a Quick Reference Guide
    • Before starting to document
    • How to write a guide (with example and demo)
    • Reviewing the document
    • Testing and Delivering the document


About the Instructor

Punit Shrivastava
Having trained more than 1000+ professionals in the field of technical documentation, he helps others develop practical skills so that all can earn jobs and respect on their own.

He has been mentoring and helping the technical writing community for a long time. He prefers sharing knowledge and learning with a focus on building a skilled community. He has 23+ years of experience in writing that spreads across writing for English daily, The Asian Age, and 20+ years of experience in technical documentation.

He has led multiple technical documentation teams as Manager and Director. He has been instrumental in setting up new documentation websites, implementing new processes, setting up documentation teams, and getting Technical Documentation teams an EQUAL value in the Company environment.

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