Cherryleaf training – Improve your writing, technical communication and content strategy skills

Cherryleaf offers:

  • Technical communication courses in technical writing, information design, creating online Help, editing, project planning, single sourcing, and content strategy
  • Courses in written communication – policies and procedures writing, how to communicate effectively with data, and report writing

These training courses help you improve your skills in creating the best information experience for your users.


This is where Cherryleaf’s classroom courses are held:

“Thank you very much for an interesting and thought-provoking course. The content and themes are very relevant to Citrix Technical Publications as we regularly look at trends and how we can respond and innovate.The way in which customers consume our content is changing, as are the different expectations customers have regarding user assistance and support. Your course provided further insight and ideas regarding how to review and adapt to ensure content is relevant and appealing to our customers.”

Amanda Lindsay, Citrix.

The fundamentals of technical writing

This course is ideal for you if need a solid understanding the Technical Author’s role and the fundamentals of technical writing.

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Advanced technical writing techniques

This course is for you if you are an experienced technical communicator who wants to know about the current trends and ideas.

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WriteLessons – A collection of elearning courses in technical communication

 provides you with access to a collection of online courses in technical communication, under a low cost monthly subscription plan.

You have access to all of the courses in the collection, and you can cancel your subscription at any time. We’ll be adding extra courses to this collection.

You can take any or all of these online courses:

  • Managing Technical Documentation Projects
    • Planning user documentation in an Agile environment
    • What is Technical Documentation?
    • Making the Business Case for Technical Documentation
    • Estimating Time Budgets for Documentation Projects
    • Technical Documentation Standards
    • Metrics in Technical Documentation
    • Developing User Documentation in an Agile Environment
  • Planning and Implementing a Content Strategy Project
    • This is for people planning and implementing a content strategy project. This can be for a website as well as for technical documentation.
  • Single Sourcing and Content Reuse
    • This online training course teaches the basic skills in single sourcing and writing content for reuse.
    • This course is for you if you want to re-use, re-publish and re-purpose more content, and need to understand single sourcing and plan a single sourcing migration project.
    • See Single sourcing and content reuse training course for more information.
  • Revising and Editing Content
    • Currently available as a beta release
      • Editing
      • Revising content
      • Revising tools
      • Editing and revising exercises
      • Getting your content reviewed
      • The relationship between editors and writers

  • DITA Fundamentals
    • This course is for people both new to DITA and already using DITA.
    • See DITA fundamentals for more information.
  • Developing API documentation
  • Markdown – Friend or Foe
    • A presentation on the pros and cons of Markdown.
  • Writing and Designing Embedded Help

For more information, and to subscribe, see WriteLessons.

Other courses

Courses in written communication

Courses for people in organisations who need to write more effectively and efficiently:

Based outside of the UK?

live training over the webPrivate, single company, courses are also available - delivered live over the Web from our studio, or at your premises. 

Contact Cherryleaf for more details. 


Professional certification

certified member logoIf you want to become a Junior, Certified Member or Certified Fellow of the technical communicators’ national professional body - the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC) - Cherryleaf’s training courses can help. Junior Members, Members and Fellows are certified by the ISTC through a vetting process, with Members and Fellows entitled to use the initials MISTC or FISTC after their names. All ISTC members have a responsibility to maintain their professional competence through Continuing Professional Development (CPD) , and Cherryleaf’s courses can help demonstrate you are extending and updating your skills.

Course administration

Our Course Administration page provides details on requirements and terms and conditions.

 Contact us for more information

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If you'd like more information about Cherryleaf's training courses, including options for courses for groups in a single organisation, contact us using our training services contact form. If you can’t see the course you want, contact us, as we may still be able to cater for your needs.