POSTPONED: CPTC Exam Prep Training at RIT
Interested in CPTC training, but can't attend this class?
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Louise Slaughter Building (CIMS)
Rochester Institute of Technology
Dates and Times
8:00-8:30 AM Registration
8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, 6/6
8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 6/7
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) Foundation Exam.
- Project Planning
- Project Analysis
- Content Development
- Organizational Design
- Written Communication
- Visual Communication
- Reviewing and Editing
- Content Management
- Production and Delivery
The class facilitator, Ben Woelk, CISSP, CPTC is an accredited CPTC trainer. RIT is an Approved Training Organization.
This CPTC foundation exam preparatory class is being offered in conjunction with the
Please note that the class does not include the exam fee nor provide time to take the exam. The online exam can be booked directly through APMG at
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
Registrants will also receive an invitation to an online CPTC study group hosted on Slack.
For more information about CPTC, visit the
Registration costs (plus ticketing fees)
• Current RIT student $300 (through 2/29), $350 late registration
• RIT, Faculty, Staff, or Alumni $500 (Indicate program and graduation year) (through 2/29), $700 late registration
• Spectrum conference attendee $500 (through 2/29), $700 late registration
• No RIT Affiliation $700 (through 2/29), $1000 late registration
On day one, the class will meet from 8:30 AM-5:30 PM, Saturday, 21 March, 2020 with a one-hour break for lunch. Lunch is provided on Saturday.
On day two, the class will meet from 8:30 AM-12:30 PM, Sunday, 22 March, 2020. Lunch will not be provided.
Ticket sales end on 3/20/2020.
For more information, please contact Ben Woelk at firstname.lastname@example.org We're happy to work with RIT departments to facilitate journal transfers.