Online Course

Technical Writing Essentials

Develop clear and concise technical writing. Learn to identify your audience, document types, revision strategies, and more!

Having the ability to convey detailed, complex information in a way that is easily understood by many different audiences is critically important. This course will explore valuable technical skills that environmental professionals use to when writing.

Topics include:

  1. The Importance of Writing Well
  2. Identifying and Understanding your Reader
  3. Choosing the Right Document for the Right Purpose
  4. Designing and Structuring a Document
  5. Reviewing and Revising a Document

Note: We highly recommend completing our Technical Writing Basics online training course before starting this course so you are familiar with the tasks and terminology that will be used.

How long will I have access to the course?

Once you have purchased the course, you will have six months of access to complete the course.

What is the course format?

This is an online, self-directed course. You will work through the course material at your own pace. Your learning will also be supported with expert videos, activities, knowledge checks, a glossary and additional resources.

Do I need to buy separate course materials (e.g. textbooks, guides, etc.)?

All of your learning materials are included, so you don’t need to buy anything extra.

How long does this course take?

It should take up to five hours to complete the course, however, it is up to you how much time you spend on the material. Once purchased, you will have six months of full course access.

I have a membership with ECO Canada, where do I find my online course discount code?

If you are an EPt, EP, EP Auditor, ECO+ PRO or ECO+ Enterprise member, you receive a discount on our online training courses. To retrieve your discount code, that can be applied at checkout, you must:

  1. Login to your ECO Account by clicking here >>
  2. Click on your member tab “My Certification” or “ECO +”
  3. Locate the applicable discount code
    • Under the “EP Member Discounts” button of the “My Certification” tab
    • Under the “Training & Webinars Discounts” section
  4. Enter code on purchase page to receive your discount
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