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Copyediting & Proofreading

(40 students)

This course includes:

07:05:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

18 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

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Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • Master the fundamentals of copyediting and proofreading processes.
  • Develop proficiency in using style sheets and editorial resources.
  • Understand the legal aspects and ethical considerations of copyediting.
  • Gain knowledge of proofreading marks, symbols, and workflows.
  • Enhance grammar, punctuation, and spelling skills for error-free content.
  • Identify career opportunities and strategies for progression in the field.

Course Overview:

Embark on a rewarding career in the world of words with our comprehensive Copyediting & Proofreading course. Through a carefully structured curriculum, you'll learn essential skills and techniques that will equip you to work confidently with various types of written content. Our on trend course modules will guide you through the intricacies of copyediting and proofreading, from understanding the process to mastering grammar, sentence structure, and punctuation.

Course Benefits 

This Copyediting & Proofreading course offers you the opportunity to grow your skills and knowledge in a high-demand industry. By mastering the art of refining written content, you'll become an invaluable asset to publishers, authors, and businesses seeking to enhance their written communication. Our updated study material will teach you the best practices for copyediting and proofreading, ensuring you're well-prepared to tackle real-world projects and elevate your credibility.

Career Path:

  • Copyeditor: Refine written content to improve clarity, flow, and coherence.
  • Proofreader: Review text to identify and correct errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Freelance Editor: Offer editing services for diverse clients and projects.
  • In-house Editor: Work within a company or organization to maintain content standards.
  • Book Editor: Collaborate with authors to refine their manuscripts for publication.
  • Content Reviewer: Ensure published materials meet quality, accuracy, and legal requirements.
Course content

Copyediting & Proofreading

1: Introduction to Copyediting


2: Primary Copyediting Procedures


3: Checking the Written Copy


4: Resources Required for a Copyeditor


5: Setting and Using a Style Sheet


6: Legal Checks for Copyediting


7: Getting a Job and Career Progression


8: Introduction to Proofreading


9: The Workflow of a Proofreader


10: Proofreading Marks & Symbols


11: What to Look For During Proofreading


12: Basics of Grammar


13: The Basics of Sentence


14: Structure of Sentence


15: Punctuation and Capitalisation Rules


16: Spelling Rules


17: Checking Commonly Confused Words


18: Professional Proofreading


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