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Louise Slaughter Hall

78 Rochester Institute of Technology

Room SLA 1630

Rochester, NY 14623

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12-hour training course for the STC/APMG Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) exam

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Room SLA-1630

Louise Slaughter Building (CIMS)

Rochester Institute of Technology

Dates and Times

8:00-8:30 AM Registration

8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, Saturday, March 23, 2019

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Sunday, March 24, 2019

In this 12-hour class, we’ll cover the Nine Core Competency Areas for Technical Communicators that are evaluated by the Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) Exam.

  1. Project Planning
  2. Project Analysis
  3. Content Development
  4. Organizational Design
  5. Written Communication
  6. Visual Communication
  7. Reviewing and Editing
  8. Content Management
  9. Production and Delivery

The class facilitator, Ben Woelk, CISSP, CPTC is an accredited CPTC trainer. RIT is an Approved Training Organization.

Please note that the class does not include the exam fee nor provide an opportunity to take the exam. The online exam can be booked directly through APMG at https://apmg-international.com/product/cptc, and is proctored remotely. The exam fee is currently ~$250 for STC members, $495 for non-members and will increase slightly in March 2019. Students have one year to take the exam after purchasing it from APMG.

Although not required at the training class, we strongly recommend you study the body of knowledge for the exam, Richard Johnson-Sheehan, Technical Communication Today. Either the 5th or 6th edition is suitable. You can purchase or rent the book through Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

Registrants will also receive an invitation to an online CPTC study group hosted on Slack.

This CPTC exam preparatory class is being offered in conjunction with the Society for Technical Communication--Rochester Chapter’s 2019 Spectrum Conference, held at RIT, March 24-26, 2019.

For more information about CPTC, visit the Society for Technical Communication.

Registration costs

• Current RIT student $300 ($350 after March 1)

• RIT Alumni $500 (Indicate program and graduation year) ($700 after March 1)

• STC Rochester Spectrum Attendee $500 ($700 after March 1)

• No RIT Affiliation $700 ($1000 after March 1)

On day one, the class will meet from 8:30 AM-5:30 PM, Saturday, 23 March, 2019 with a one-hour break for lunch (provided). Please indicate any food allergies when you order tickets.

On day two, the class will meet from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM, Sunday, 24 March, 2019. Lunch will not be provided.

Coffee and Tea will be provided both days.

Interested in CPTC training, but can't travel, check out the online training available through CPTC Training!

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78 Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester, NY 14623

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