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Competency in Specification and Technical Writing

Engineering Institute of Technology

3 months
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Researching and preparing technical documents, especially technical specifications, calls for much effort and time. This Competency in Specification and Technical Writing program at Engineering Institute of Technology is designed to give you step by step guidance to writing these documents in a professional manner, for your target audience, and in a clear way. 

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The Competency in Specification and Technical Writing from Engineering Institute of Technology will demonstrate techniques to establishing more effective communication between technical and non-technical staff and foster skills relating to problem identification and solutions, plus enhancing skills in information seeking, research and organising collected data in a non-conflicting, unambiguous manner.

The programme

By the end of this 3-month interactive live online course you will learn how to:

  • Systematically design and write accurate and comprehensive technical specifications
  • Write realistic specifications, thereby improving project management and performance
  • Write clear and concise formal reports, equipment manuals and other technical documentation
  • Develop effective communication with technical as well as non-technical staff at all levels (from top management within the organisation to the end user in the home environment)
  • Brainstorm and identify technical problems and solutions
  • Collect, organize, analyse and evaluate information
  • Transfer technical information into powerful graphs, flowcharts, and tables
  • Translate technical documents into captivating oral presentations


This qualification is officially accredited within the Australian Qualifications Framework by the Training Accreditation Council (TAC), and EIT is approved by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) for delivery by EIT in all Australian states. EIT delivers this program to students worldwide.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • What is technical writing? What makes it unique?
  • Accuracy, brevity and clarity (abcs of technical writing)
  • Categories of readers
  • Effective communication
  • Expressing vs impressing
  • Preparing to write

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Provider Number - 03567C


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