Distance Learning Technical/Commercial Authorship Courses

Technical/Commercial Authorship courses provided by ESTON Training

ESTON Training provides proven, technical and commercial, distance learning writing courses that teach you the skills necessary for a new career as a technical, commercial or software author.

Our writing courses offer first-class training for a second career, with a two-part training programme.

Technical/Commercial Authorship
(ITSC Syllabus Parts 1 & 2)

Our unique EDL2D training course covers more than a hundred different subjects related to technical and commercial authorship, including:

  • information gathering
  • making and taking notes
  • writing descriptions
  • procedural writing
  • verifying and validating
  • summarising
  • checking and editing
  • proof-reading
  • preparing synopses
  • project management
  • costing
  • planning
  • quality assurance
  • standards and specifications.

The ISTC’s Part 1 and 2 syllabuses are both fully covered and comprehensive tutorial support is provided throughout by experienced and professional, time-served tutors.

What qualification will I receive?

If you successfully complete your course, you will receive an ESTON Training Diploma, which is recognised as a benchmark qualification within the technical/commercial publications industry in the United Kingdom and throughout the English-speaking world.

How much does it cost?

COURSE (EDL2D): Technical/Commercial Authorship, ISTC Syllabus Parts 1 & 2

SUPPORT: Full Tutorial Support (2 years)

 COST: £1,250


COURSE (EDL1T): Technical/Commercial Writing & Communicating, ISTC Syllabus Part 1 Only

SUPPORT: Full Tutorial Support (1 Year)

COST: £650


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This is first-class training from a knowledgeable and well-organised provider. I would not hesitate to recommend ESTON Training to friends, family or work colleagues – in fact, I already have done!

M. W – Qualified last year

When I was researching a technical authorship course, I obviously looked at other
training providers, some of whom conducted one-week, classroom-based courses.
These courses promised the same level of teaching as EDL2D; they charged about the
same amount! I couldn’t imagine then, and I certainly don’t know now, how on Earth
the other courses could possibly cover the same amount of training material as EDL2D.

M. S – Qualified this year

Great news (for me)! I landed a job. I saw a job posting and sent in my CV. I went for the interview last Monday and they offered me the job on Tuesday. I will be working 20 hours a week, predominantly from home.

C. V – Qualified this year

Enrolment Options

Technical/Commercial Authorship
ISTC Syllabus Parts 1 & 2
  • Premier
  • Full Tutorial Support (2 years)
  • Ref:EDL2D
  • £1,250

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  • Standard
  • Self Assessed
  • Ref:EDL2P
  • £650

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Technical/Commercial Writing & Communicating
ISTC Syllabus Part 1 Only
  • Premier
  • Full Tutorial Support (1 years)
  • Ref:EDL1T
  • £650

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  • Standard
  • Self Assessed
  • Ref:EDL1S
  • £400

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Software Authorship Foundation Course
(Additional Module to EDL2D)

This self-assessed, award-winning and career-enhancing training module was originally developed for those authors who particularly wanted to specialise in documenting computer software applications. It is strongly recommended that this course is not attempted until students have completed the EDL2D Technical/Commercial Authorship training course, as there are skills learned on the EDL2D course that are essential before studying the Software Authorship Foundation Course.

  • Advanced
  • Self assessed
  • Ref:EDL3/2
  • £750

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