Facts about the course in technical documentation:

  • Type: e-learning
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 36 weeks
  • Exam: online with tekom certificate
  • Certified teacher: allocated throughout the course

Developed by international experts

The course has been designed in consultation with international experts in the field.

Even though it is a completely online course, you have the opportunity to interact with the other participants in an online forum.

The course runs for 36 weeks, and you should count on spending about seven hours a week on it.

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Technical writer certification

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Seven areas of competence

The course takes you through seven areas of competence, each with its own specific focus.

For example, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills in context analysis, planning, concept development, content creation and more besides.

As such, the course is designed to give you the tools you need to work with technical translation, regardless of whether you want to be an active technical writer or whether you are a decision maker in the area.


Try the tekom Profiling Tool if you would like to dive a little deeper and find out which topics are most interesting for you.

No qualifications required

TCTrainNet is for everyone looking to improve their technical documentation skills. Your educational background is irrelevant and no qualifications are required.

The course follows the entire documentation process from start to finish. You can learn everything you need to know to be able to prepare solid, professional material.