Technical Communication Certificate

Apply your writing and editing skills to a successful career in the growing technical communication field. Our online certificate program will provide you with the tools and techniques you need to translate complex information into easily understood documents, following professional standards.

Overview

Courses: 11
Completion time: 2 years
Location: Online
Next info session: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 12:00 PM PST

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Why this program?

  • Gain the core competencies identified by the Society for Technical Communication
  • Learn from established technical communicators working in the field
  • Take fully online courses on a flexible schedule
  • Start with individual courses and apply to the program at any time
  • Graduate with a certificate that confers SFU alumni status

Format

Part-time

Location

Online

Program completion

2–5 years (from start date of first course)
To graduate, complete all courses with a minimum average grade of B- (70%).

Course duration

4–12 weeks (12–20 instructional hours)

Course work

6–10 hours/week

Schedule

Self-paced within set deadlines

Learning materials

See individual courses for textbook details

Cost

$475–$630/course, not including textbooks
$75 program application fee

Application info

No application deadline. Take individual courses and apply to the program at any time.

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Application requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Mature students who do not meet this requirement may qualify with at least 5 years of appropriate experience
  • Advanced English Language Requirements

See Application details for more info.

Register for individual courses at any time, with the option to apply to the program later.

Course Name
Start Date
Location
Instructor
Cost
Seats
Available
Action
Start DateTue, Nov 1, 2022
LocationOnline
InstructorFlora Gordon
Cost$525.00
Seats Available27
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jan 17, 2023
LocationOnline
Cost$640.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jan 17, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorMellissa Ruryk
Cost$525.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jan 17, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorEllen Ashdown
Cost$525.00
Seats Available28
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jan 24, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorLisa Fedorak
Cost$525.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jan 24, 2023
LocationOnline
Instructor-
Cost$475.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Feb 14, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorJune Madison
Cost$630.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Feb 14, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorMichael Hayward
Cost$475.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Feb 28, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorEllen Ashdown
Cost$475.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Mar 21, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorMette Aube
Cost$525.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, May 9, 2023
LocationOnline
Cost$525.00
Seats Available24
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Jun 6, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorFlora Gordon
Cost$525.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Sep 19, 2023
LocationOnline
Cost$475.00
Seats Available30
ActionRegister
Start DateTue, Sep 19, 2023
LocationOnline
InstructorMellissa Ruryk
Cost$630.00
Seats Available25
ActionRegister
Start DateOngoing
LocationOnline
Instructor-
Cost$105.00
Seats Available17
ActionRegister

Enroll in the certificate program to:

  • Track your progress in your student account
  • Access potential tax credits
  • Be eligible to graduate when you finish

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