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Writing courses

Our training division offers public and custom courses in technical writing and technical report writing. It also offers custom courses in scientific writing. Custom courses can be delivered at our offices or yours, and tailored to your particular needs.

Public courses are held in all major capital cities and run over one day (technical report writing) or two days (technical writing). Custom courses can be held over one, two or three days.

Participants receive an extensive reference book, certificate and 30-days free email support (should they want any part of the course clarified).

Participants in our technical writing courses are invited to submit their CV to our recruitment division if they wish to pursue a career in technical writing.

Writer-placement services

Abelard Consulting's recruitment division specialises in the placing of technical writers (also known as technical authors or technical communicators). We have been in the recruitment business for nearly two decades and, in that time, have amassed a huge database of CVs from technical writers Australia-wide.

Our service is unique in a number of ways, the most important being that applicants are filtered and interviewed by long-term practicising technical writers. Applicants unknown to us are also given a writing test.

Our current contractors are working in many fields, including mining, petroleum refining, robotic biosystems, network security systems, infrastructure security systems, commercial software products, banking systems and transport maintenance.


Documentation services

Abelard Consulting provides the full spectrum of documentation services: from editing a single document written by others to managing fully out-sourced project teams writing user documentation of many types, in many media, and in many languages. See our extensive client list.

We design, write, edit and index user guides, quick start guides, online help, service manuals and many other types of technical document.

Courses coming soon

  In-house: on request
  Adelaide October 10–11
  Brisbane September 12–13
  Canberra June 27–28
  Melbourne July 11–12
  Perth August 23–24
  Sydney September 8–9
   Details and booking form

  In-house: on request
  Adelaide June 24
  Brisbane June 10
  Canberra November 7
  Melbourne June 6
  Perth June 7
  Sydney June 14
   Details and booking form

  In-house: on request
  Melbourne July 18–19


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  For more information, call 1800 601 116 (a free call).