Welcome to our online Proofreading & Copyediting course. This immersive program is made for everyone – from absolute beginners to seasoned professionals. The course provides a comprehensive exploration of all key aspects required to excel in the fields of proofreading and copyediting.
In the initial part of the course, we’ll focus on the basics of proofreading. You’ll learn about its crucial importance in the world of writing and how it helps improve the overall quality of any written piece. We’ll guide you on how to effectively apply a style guide, as well as check spelling and grammar. Moreover, you’ll have the opportunity to practice proofreading in various formats, both on paper and on a screen.
Moving forward, we delve deeper into the realm of copyediting. Here, you’ll learn about the appropriate use of language, the importance of checking factual accuracy, and even delve into the essential, yet often overlooked, area of legal checks. Towards the end of the course, we offer guidance on job hunting and methods to nurture and grow your career in proofreading and copyediting.
Upon successful completion of the course, you’ll receive a certificate, a valuable proof of your new skills in proofreading and copyediting. With a balanced mix of theory and practical exercises, our course provides a comprehensive learning package, equipping you with everything you need to shine in the world of proofreading and copyediting.
|Module 1: Proofreading Basics|
|Module 2: Applying the Style Guide|
|Applying the Style Guide||00:20:00|
|Module 3: Spelling and Grammar|
|Spelling and Grammar||00:15:00|
|Module 4: Proofreading on Paper|
|Proofreading on Paper||00:25:00|
|Module 5: Proofreading On-Screen|
|Module 6: Copy-Editing Basics|
|Module 7: Copy-Editing – The Use of Language|
|Copy-Editing – The Use of Language||00:45:00|
|Module 8: Copy-Editing – Checking Accuracy and Facts|
|Copy-editing – Checking Accuracy and Facts||00:15:00|
|Module 9: Copy-Editing – The Beginning and The End|
|Copy-Editing -The Beginningand the End||00:15:00|
|Module 10: Copy-Editing – Legal Checks|
|Module 11: Finding Work and Developing Your Career|
|Finding Work and Developing Your Career||00:20:00|
|Mock Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:20:00|
|Order Your Certificate|
|Order Your Certificate||00:00:00|