Cursus NEN5509 en Machinerichtlijn

Dutch User Instructions Standard NEN 5509 & Machinery Directive


Technical writers learn to correctly interpret andimplement the structure of the Machinery Directive & the NEN 5509. Ultimately, we aim for the trainees to create CE compliant manuals.


  • What are the legal requirements?;
  • Steps to drawing up a manual;
  • Correctly wording technical instructions;
  • Using a glossary;
  • The importance of a style guide;
  • importance of good illustrations or images.

Course Material:

  • Presentation;
  • Templates;
  • Practical assessments.


After completing the training, the technical writers are able to create manuals which fully comply with the NEN 5509 & Machinery Directive. The trainee collaborates with fellow trainees and the instructor to design a template that applies to the specific products of the trainee’s company.

Additional Information: 

If you are interested in this training and would like to learn more about the programme, content and costs, please feel free to contact us: or +31 344 84 88 00