St Johns College – Technical Writing

Technical Writing

QQI Code 5M2146 (Level 5)

St Johns College

1 Year (Starts September)

Course Aims


  • Multimedia Authoring
  • Multimedia Project Development
  • Design Skills, Adobe Framemaker
  • Web Authoring
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Programming and Design Principles
  • Communications
  • Work Experience


All VTOS applicants must be over 21 and in receipt of or a dependent of a Social Protection payment for at least 6 months before starting the course. Participation in a CE or FAS scheme counts in the calculation of six months once you must be in receipt of a relevant Social Protection payment immediately before starting the course.All applicants who present for this course will be given individual guidance by qualified tutors who are in a position to make recommendations as to what courses may suit their learning needs.

You may also be eligible to avail of a Back to Education Allowance (BTEA). The BTEA is an educational opportunities scheme for persons in receipt of certain social welfare payments and who wish to pursue an approved full-time second or third level course of education in an approved college leading to a recognised qualification.