1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2534-21 Technical Writer

Researches and writes information-based material for articles, manuals, text books, handbooks, and other multi-media products, usually for education or corporate purposes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • conducts research and collates background material
  • plans and organises material and composes draft manuscripts
  • revises work, ensuring technical accuracy
  • ensures the work fulfills the intended purpose and meets the brief for the work
  • submits work for comment and editing for publication
  • formats and re-edits material

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