About Contented: specialists in digital content

Leading edge communication skills. Learn now. Learn fast.

We're a well-established online school of modern communication, teaching digital writing skills. Pioneers in web content development, we have worked in this field since the late nineties. Our award-winning short courses teach web writing, social media writing, web accessibility and technical writing skills for corporate training and continuing professional development (CPD).

  • A highly focused, growing, innovative New Zealand company
  • Founded in 2006 by Alice Hearnshaw and Rachel McAlpine
  • Over 10000 learners so far in 52+ countries
  • All Certificates (5 hours) and Diplomas (10 hours) accredited by CPD Standards Office in the United Kingdom
  • Funded by NZ Government through two NZ Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) development grants
  • On the New Zealand Government Common Web Services Panel based in Wellington
  • Winner of TUANZ Innovation Award (Education)
  • Satisfied customers: 45% re-order within a year
  • Outstanding content: 92%+ of learners finish their courses.

Our core business: digital writing courses for professional development

We provide quick training in web writing, social media writing, or any other digital communication. You'll find our high-impact professional development courses easy to follow, easy to manage, and instantly useful at work. Up-to-date, crystal clear, and fully scalable for group training. 

Corporate training the easy way:

  • Generous discounts for groups
  • Scalable: train one or train 1,000
  • A 5-course certificate is equivalent to a 1-day workshop
  • Buy for a group, then take 12 months to name learners.

The story of how Contented began: why and how we started