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Our proofreading and editing course will equip you with the editorial skills you need to become a certified proofreader and copy editor. This online course will show you how to correct printed documents and webpages, and make them readable and legally compliant.
Many leading corporations including British Gas, Virgin Holidays, Royal Mail and American Association for Cancer Research have used this practical proofreading and editing course to train their writers. And many individuals testify that it is effective and great value for money.
This comprehensive online course is ideal for:
There is an unprecedented demand for skilled proofreaders and copy editors.
Each year, companies and organisations produce millions of documents and webpages that contain errors and inaccuracies. This affects their reputations.
They need certified proofreaders and copy editors to work on:
Our online proofreading and editing course course covers all these areas and others.
You will study in our Online Learning Area, which is accessible from a computer or a mobile app. This means the course is flexible, and gives you the chance to tackle practical, real-world proofreading and editing tasks at home, at work or on the go.
As a proofreader and copy editor, you could be:
If you have a keen eye for detail, becoming a proofreader and copy editor is a great way to earn good money.
Lesson 01: The basics
Lesson 02: Applying style
Lesson 03: Spelling and grammar
Lesson 04: Proofreading on paper
Lesson 05: Proofreading on screen
Lesson 06: Copy-editing basics
Lesson 07: Copy-editing - use of language
Lesson 08: Checking accuracy and facts
Lesson 09: Copy-editing - other elements
Lesson 10: Legal checks
Lesson 11: Finding work and developing your career
Our proofreading and editing course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. So at the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the Units the learner has completed as part of the course).
In addition, you will receive the accredited CMP level 4 diploma in proofreading and editing, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are a qualified proofreader and editor.
These awards will enable you to apply for proofreading and editing jobs, find freelance work, or use your new skills in the workplace.
No experience or previous qualifications are required for this course. It is available to people of all ages and abilities. The only thing we ask is that you have good English written skills.
Nationally recognised qualification
Variable - to suit the learner
No time limit
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