I’m excited to announce I’ll be teaching the Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) Foundation Exam Prep Class at this year’s STC Summit! Achieving the CPTC Foundation Level designation shows you have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of nine core areas that comprise the work of a technical communicator. [Read more…]
Certification or Certificate?
STC relaunched its Certified Processional Technical Communicator (CPTC) Foundation level program in 2016, and one of the most common questions is, “what is the difference between certification and a certificate?”
Certificate programs are often offered by schools, companies, and on-demand providers (e.g., Lynda.com and Skillshare). These programs issue a certificate that typically indicates attendance, participation, or completion of a subject. Certification, on the other hand, is based on industry standards as defined by an organization or governing body. [Read more…]