Re: Consensus for a Tech Writing Certificate

Subject: Re: Consensus for a Tech Writing Certificate
From: Mitchell Maltenfort <mmalten -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2005 14:08:20 -0400

Back when Brainbench was having all its tests free, I took a slew of
'em and actually got their "job role certification" for Technical

You should be able to look it up at

My own public transcript at is Transcript ID#: 5168376
if anyone is interested.


On 6/13/05, HBacheler -at- aol -dot- com <HBacheler -at- aol -dot- com> wrote:
> To All,
> It would be interesting to see what the members of this list would come up
> with as a 'desirable' list/matrix of the requirements for a Technical Writing
> Certificate.
> I am sure a poll of some kind would reveal a lot of variance, but would also
> show a 'core set' of attributes/qualifications.
> This might be a 'real-world' consensus, rather that an academic approach.
> Would there be a separation of areas? Such as:
> 1) Hardware
> 2) Software
> 3) Tools (word processors, typesetting, graphics)
> 4) Instructions for using an Iron, sewing machine, welding torch
> 5) Aircraft documentation
> 6) Telephony
> 7) Tanks
> 8) Automotive
> The possibilities are endless. But I am sure that a lot of the members of
> this list may have been involved in 2 or more of these areas.
> Plus, who would be the 'granting/awarding' authority for the certificate?
> Would it be an industry council, a state certification, a national
> organization, or what?
> Food for thought.
> Harry

I can answer any question.
"I don't know" is an answer.
"I don't know yet" is a better answer.


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