Product Writing Certification

Become a Certified Product Writer

The Struggle and Why YOU Should Take This Course

Early in my career, I wasted months trying to learn more skills to convey my product ideas to engineers and stakeholders. Despite all of my efforts, I was completely lost because:

  • I lacked a formal background in documenting processes
  • The courses and boot camps offered in the product industry didn't focus on writing
  • I didn't have insider tips or the right resources on how to create great documentation

To get better writing skills, I went down the rabbit hole to understand what it takes to build successful documentation from the inside out. I interviewed thought leaders within the industry. I learned the behaviors and habits of successful technical writers and product pros. Moreover, I build an entire software company that helps professionals document processes better.

Today, I'm an award-winning Technical Writer and Product Manager, and my technical writing has been read by over 1 billion people.

I created the Product Writing Certification Course with instructor feedback so that no one else had to go through the painful experience that I went through to become a better product communicator.

PMHQ's Product Writing Certification Course was created for anyone who wants to improve their communication skills when it comes to getting buy-in on their product ideas. If you want to lead as a product manager, then you need great writing skills.


“The capstone will make a great addition to my writing portfolio. I didn’t realize how much experience companies expect with technical communication, so having the writing samples and insight from this course helps A TON as someone with only one year of full-time work experience. You guys nailed it.”

- Edina Kremic, Project Manager


"The videos are informative and the homework makes sure you put the theory into practice. The most valuable part in my opinion is the capstone project. The detailed feedback was invaluable." - 5/5 Stars

- Emily Martolini

"I took Josh's course, did the capstone project, and became certified in August. I've recently been offered a job as a Technical Writer for Amazon at $150k per year! I used my capstone project when they asked me for writing samples."

- Henry Fuse

"Thank you for taking the time to review my work and for the constructive feedback, really appreciate it. And thank you for this great course, I will be referencing it often for sure."

Christian Quiles

What are you going to get from this course?

Over 70+ lectures, 20+ downloadable writing homework, and instructor feedback on your writing.

Learn key fundamentals of being a great writer. You'll cover topics including:

  • How to Write Great PRDs, MRDs, Competitive Analysis Documents, and More
  • How to Write White Papers
  • How to Write User Manuals
  • How to Write Case Studies
  • How to Implement Technical Writing Key Responsibilities
  • How to Set Scope and Purpose of Your Documentation
  • How to Analyze Your Audience
  • How to Conduct Proper Research
  • How to Structure and Design Your Sentences
  • How to Create Great Documentation Layout
  • How to Conduct User Interviews
  • How to Create Learning Objectives
  • How to Write Documents that Help Engineers, Designers, and Customer Support
  • How to Foster Learning and Development
  • How to Manage a Knowledge Base
  • How to Use Tools for Your Documentation
  • How to Write and Edit Documentation for Most Use Cases

Access to downloadable writing templates used by product managers on the job.

Instructor feedback on your capstone project. Yes! I will actually review your work to ensure you've made progress.

Earn a certificate of completion upon finishing the course

Bonus Content:

  • I have been 100% committed to adding more BONUS course content and interviews with tech product leaders over time (I love all things Technical Writing and highly enjoy adding content!) and you'll get FREE LIFETIME ACCESS to all future content!

Your Instructor

Josh is the founder of Technical Writer HQ and Squibler, a writing software. He is considered one of the top product influencers in the world by Product School and one of the top technical writers. He has been writing software tutorials, manuals, handbooks, and white papers for over eight years. His technical writing has been read by over 200 million people. He has written several books about software and another book about copywriting for personal brands. His work has been praised by LinkedIn's and Facebook's engineering team, Reuters, Inc., and Forbes.


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.