CPTC validates the skills, knowledge and competence of technical communicators as they advance in their professional careers.
CPTC is a certification scheme developed by APMG on behalf of the Society for Technical Communication (STC).
The Society for Technical Communication is the world's largest and oldest professional association dedicated to the advancement of the field of technical communication. The Society, with headquarters in the United States, has members in over 40 countries and across all continents.
- Objective validation of technical communication competency.
- Enhanced employment opportunities as you can differentiate yourself from others.
- Indicates to your existing or potential employer that you are committed to the field of technical communication.
Entry-level individuals who are involved in technical communication and informational projects or products, who require a working knowledge of the key principles of technical communication, and who need to know the terminology used and some of the theory behind the practice.
- Project planning.
- Project analysis.
- Content development.
- Organizational design.
- Written communication.
- Visual communication.
- Reviewing and editing.
- Content management.
- Production delivery.
- 40 minutes
- 50 multiple choice questions
- 70% pass mark
- Closed book