FAQs

FAQs

  1. What is Technical Writing?

    Technical Writing is writing on a specific subject for a specific purpose to a specific audience. Technical writers can be considered as a bridge between people who build the technology and people who use it. They understand the in and out of the product and put it in simple words that helps the user to understand the product better. There are many types of technical documents like
    • Business plans and proposals
    • Technical reports
    • Research reports and abstracts
    • Product plans and designs
    • Technical specifications
    • User guides
    • Policy and procedure manuals
    • Instructions
    • Help files
    • Tutorials
    • Flow charts
  2. In what areas are technical writers needed?
    Technical writers are found in a variety of fields including finance, engineering, healthcare, biotechnology, scientific research, academia and computer software and hardware. Smaller companies may use contract technical writers or have only a single technical writer in-house. Larger firms may have teams of technical writers working on large-scale projects.
  3. Do I need a technical background to study technical writing?
    No, a technical background is not essential to studying technical writing. The skills you learn in the technical writing program will be valuable in your professional career regardless of whether or not you have a technical background.
  4. What do employers look for when hiring technical writers?
    The first question the most employers ask about the writing standards and the style guides, when you interviewed for a technical writing position, show the employer evidence that you are flexible and learn quickly, a wide range and depth of subject matter, and, of course, flawless style, grammar and punctuation. Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, analysis. If you can achieve all these goals, you are the ideal candidate employers are searching for.
  5. I have experience in technical writing. Will I benefit from this course?
    Yes, you can upgrade your knowledge, as most of the Technical Writers in the industry are busy with their documentation work, they don't find time to upgrade their skills to latest technology, for that kind of people this course will definitely help.
  6. How is technical writing different from other types of writing?
    Technical writing focuses on clarity, conciseness and effectiveness in delivering a message to a particular target audience. Technical writing is often performed in the context of producing a series of documents designed for a specific audience. Users typically read selected portions of a technical document as needed. Effective technical writers know how to structure information using words, graphics, and page design to achieve an intended purpose.

    Other types of writing, primarily creative writing, tend to be concerned with mood, opinions or personality. These are typically stand-alone documents that are read from start to finish.
  7. What would be the designation I may get in an IT industry?
    Technical Writer is the most commonly used job title for this occupation. Other titles used include Communications Specialist, Policy and Procedure Writer, Proposal Writer, Publications Specialist, Documentation Specialist, Information Developer, Technical Editor, Web Editor, and Information Designer. However whatever is the job title at the end of the day task is almost the same
  8. What Future trend /market trend?
    The high tech market is booming (usually!) and demand-driven by the computer industry--for technical communicators is very high. In fact there is actually a shortage of technical writers in the United States, India and Canada, and is rapidly turning that way in other countries. Thus, employers are open to recruit entry-level writers who wish to break into the field.

    Thus, technical writing is one of the best paying jobs for those who wish to use their writing talents. The booming market for technical writers should parallel the continuing mushrooming growth of the computer, telecommunications and other high tech industries. Thus, there should be some measure of job security or at least the ability to find another job quickly should you be laid off.
  9. Do you provide any assistance to get a job after completing the course?
    Yes, we assist you in getting a job. Once you finish 70% of the course, we would guiding you to the companies hiring Technical Writers, however we are not promising 100% job after the training, having said that most of our students have got placed in good companies.
  10. Do you have any flexible training schedule for the working employees?
    Yes, for employees, they can attend training on weekends, and holidays, they need to spend at least 2.5 hours on each weekend sessions.
  11. Are you providing any course material for the trainees?
    Yes, every trainee would be provided with ITW customized ALL-IN-ONE CHM file in which the training materials are published.
  12. What is the scheduled class duration?
    The class is scheduled for 2 to 2-1/2 hours based on your level of understanding
  13. I am a science graduate. Am I eligible for this course?
    Yes, any graduate with any specialization can join this course.
  14. Do I need to wait till the batch starts?
    No, we start the training immediately after the registration; ITW does not have a batch concept.

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