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What is Technical Communication

Technical Communication is a two-year co-operative education diploma program with a September entry date, offered at the College's Princess Street Campus.

Technical communication is the process of making technical and scientific information understandable and available to those who need it. Technical communicators write manuals, online help, web pages and intranets.

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Who Should Enroll?

If you like writing essays reports and working with computers you'll probably like technical communication. If you had good marks in both science and English, you'll probably be a good technical communicator. Typically, technical communicators are comfortable in the world of writing and the world of science and technology.

Employment Potential

Employment opportunities are expected to be good because the pace of technological change ensures that technical communicators will be needed to communicate changes to the public.

In Winnipeg, technical communicators are employed in aerospace, government, scientific organizations, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, software development, insurance, and so on. The possibilities are endless, because all companies need to produce reports and procedures manuals.

Read what recent graduates and employers have to say about Technical Communication