Re: Just can't help myself

Subject: Re: Just can't help myself
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 08:38:14 -0700 (PDT)


--- Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> > Like a tech writing degree combined with a subset of PMP, MCSE,
> > A+, DBAdmin, others, etc., (for software certification, other
> > subjects for other techwriting certifications)...then throw in
> > 5 years minimum experience and continuing education.
>
> But then you're certified more in an industry and not techcnical
> writing. What would you certify in the specific scope of technical
> writing?

I think there would be a core certification. Core might include
document design principles, typography, writing/language, project
management, some type of interviewing training, etc., with
specialties you can aquire; SW, hardware, medical/FDA,
Accounting/auding/financial, etc..

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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