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This Competency in Specification and Technical Writing course from the Engineering Institute of Technology is designed for engineers and technicians who need to understand how to research and prepare technical documents, especially those requiring technical specifications. 

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Researching and preparing technical documents, especially those including technical specifications, calls for much effort and time. This course 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. You will learn to write clear and concise formal reports, equipment manuals, and other technical documentation. 

This Competency in Specification and Technical Writing  course from the 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 organizing collected data in a non-conflicting, unambiguous manner.

It will also cover concepts related to technical writing, the preparation process, the use of language to communicate meaning, elements of a good technical document, writing technical specifications, presenting documents, and communicating technical presentations.

After completing this course, you will be able to systematically design and write accurate and comprehensive technical specifications, therefore improving project management and performance.


To obtain a certificate of completion for EIT’s Professional Certificate of Competency course, students must achieve a 65% attendance rate at the live, online fortnightly webinars.  Detailed summaries or notes can be submitted in lieu of attendance.  In addition, students must obtain a mark of 60% in the set assignments which could take the form of written assignments and practical assignments. Students must also obtain a mark of 100% in quizzes.  If a student does not achieve the required score, they will be given an opportunity to resubmit the assignment to obtain the required score.


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:

  • The Development Process
  • Use of Language And Words
  • The Elements of Technical Writing
  • Writing of Different Types Of Technical Reports
  • Writing of Other Technical Documents 
  • Overview of Design (Technical) Specifications
  • Technical Specification-Prerequisites to Writing

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 3 months

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  • Please ensure you book your place at least one week before the start date of the program. 





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 

Tuition Fee

  • Tuition fees depend on your country of origin.
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