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Our proofreading and editing course will equip you with the editorial skills you need to become a qualified 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 qualified 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
When you finish, you will receive the ABC awards level 4 diploma in Proofreading and editing, and a unit learner summary which lists the subjects you have studied. This qualification will add value to your CV and will enable you to apply for jobs or progress within your current job role.
This qualification also enables you to join the Society of Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) as an entry level member.
The duration of this course is flexible. You fit your studies around your lifestyle, and learn at a pace you're completely comfortable with.
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.
Professional or Industry specific qualification
This course is offered to anyone in the world, but its qualification is only relevant in this country.
Variable - to suit the learner
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The course was well put together, easy to follow and the forum was user-friendly.
This course was everything I expected from an online provider with an excellent reputation. The lessons were very easy to understand and included activities to practise a new skill. The assignments were challenging but fun to complete, and the tutor feedback was constructive and invaluable. It was reassuring to have access to my tutor for any queries throughout the course and the response was always prompt, friendly and encouraging. Once the course is completed, the college continues to offer support and advice if needed, which is an added bonus. This course provides the necessary teaching to enable someone to become a freelance worker or to further a career in the publishing field. I would highly recommend both this course and the college.
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Completing this course has been something I've been wanting to do for a long time. It's filled with so much information about the areas surrounding the topic and how to apply it to your own work. I had such a lovely tutor, Justine, who promptly marked my assignments with great feedback. Thanks so much CMP for a great course!
I thoroughly enjoyed the Copywriting course at the College of Media and Publishing. The course assignments were informative and creative, and covered a wide range of topics, from advertising to blogs and social media. The tutor, Justine, was excellent- very helpful and quick and fair with her marking. I learned a great deal doing this course, and would recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their writing skills.
Please note reviews of Copywriting course - Level 4 Diploma (CPD accredited) are the subjective opinions of Hotcourses members and not of Hotcourses Ltd.
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