Copyediting & Proofreading

(47 students)

This course includes:

  • list-favs7 hours, 5 minutes
  • list-favsCPD Accreditation
  • list-favs18 units
  • list-favsFull lifetime access
  • list-favsAccess on mobile and TV
  • list-favsCertificate of completion
course plublisher
Edu Smart

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

  • video Module 1: Introduction to Copyediting
  • video Module 2: Primary Copyediting Procedures
  • video Module 3: Checking the Written Copy
  • video Module 4: Resources Required for a Copyeditor
  • video Module 5: Setting and Using a Style Sheet
  • video Module 6: Legal Checks for Copyediting
  • video Module 7: Getting a Job and Career Progression
  • video Module 8: Introduction to Proofreading
  • video Module 9: The Workflow of a Proofreader
  • video Module 10: Proofreading Marks & Symbols
  • video Module 11: What to Look For During Proofreading
  • video Module 12: Basics of Grammar
  • video Module 13: The Basics of Sentence
  • video Module 14: Structure of Sentence
  • video Module 15: Punctuation and Capitalisation Rules
  • video Module 16: Spelling Rules
  • video Module 17: Checking Commonly Confused Words
  • video Module 18: Professional Proofreading

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About Course Publisher

Edu Smart
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Welcome to Edu Smart, an innovative e-learning course provider proudly part of Adams Academy, where education meets accessibility! At Edu Smart, we believe that high-quality education should be a right, not a privilege. That's why we offer a diverse range of online courses, absolutely free of charge, to learners worldwide. Join Edu Smart today and embark on a journey of learning that's as rewarding as it is enjoyable. Discover the joy of learning with us, where your educational aspirations meet limitless possibilities!