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Advanced technical communication – DITA fundamentals
About the course

This elearning training course will teach you about the principles of single-source authoring, using DITA (Darwin Information Typing Architecture) as the XML technical writing standard.

You can explore the 10 video modules at your own pace, and there are practical exercises for you to complete. It’s a great way to keep up your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by technical communication societies.

The DITA fundamentals course is now part of a much-larger bundle of techcomm training options. Enrol and subscribe to one and you get access to the full Advanced technical communication skills course, which includes:

  • Review of technical writing fundamentals
  • DITA fundamentals
  • Documenting REST APIs
  • Managing software documentation projects
  • Markdown
  • Revising and editing content
  • Single sourcing and content reuse
  • Structured writing fundamentals
  • Trends in technical communication
  • UI/UX writing (work in progress)

You can access all the above training via a low-cost, monthly plan, which you can cancel at any time. Each section is self-contained, so you can take a single course or multiple ones, as you wish.

Click here for full course details and how to enrol.


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€36/month subscription
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Cherryleaf is a technical writing services company and training provider. It was formed in 2002 by four people with a passion for technical communication and learning development, and is based in London’s “Silicon upon Thames” and in Brighton, UK.

Contact us today to arrange your course or for further information.