Technical Writers produce printed, online and other electronic technical documentation such as user guides, online help, design specifications, manuals and website pages, and present it in a way that can be easily accessed, understood and used.
Also known as: Technical Communicator
The following is the recommended qualification for this role:
No specific educational pathway, but a good understanding of technology (including possibly an IT-related qualification) and excellent writing and communication skills are essential
Graduate Diploma in Information Design
Certificate in Technical Communication
See What to study for more information.
The following professional certification is recommended for those practicing in this role:
Certified Technologist (CTech) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)
Chartered IT Professional NZ (CITPNZ) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)
These industry certifications may be helpful for this role: