Role and key duties
Technical writers are involved in researching and writing accurate technical documents to assist users with systems and software operation.
Duties may include: choosing themes or subjects for written work; conducting research into the subject; assembling background material and obtaining other necessary data; planning and organising material and writing the work; revising or editing the work, making sure that the style is consistent, there is proper development of the theme, plot and characterisation, and there is correct referencing; setting out the original manuscript so that it is clear and legible;and submitting work to a publisher.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of a Diploma in Technical Writing.
Diploma or Advanced Diploma in Technical Writing.