Proofreading & Copyediting
The Proofreading & Copyediting course exclusively designed for individuals with satisfactory grammar and writing skills so that they can become a skilled Proofreader. You will become an expert in tracking errors while scanning digital and offline content on various subject matters.
This basic online course on proofreading will help you master the effective tools of editing like checking the content for spelling, punctuation and grammar errors, and basic formatting. This introductory course will also teach you a wide range of tips and tricks for proofreading efficiently, with no mistakes unnoticed.
You will have constant guidance from our expert instructors and relevant study materials online. Upon successful completion of the course, you will have the practical knowledge and accreditation to explore a wide range of career paths in the field of Proofreading.
The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.
You are taught through a combination of
- Text lessons
- Online study materials
Method of Assessment
To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificate. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate. However, if you fail, you can always retake the exam for £3.99.
In addition, to enhance the depth of your knowledge regarding the course and further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.
Certificate of Achievement
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme
After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109 . There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.
Certification from One Education
After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for a certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.
This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
Why study this course
Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an Certificate of Achievement.
Who is This course for?
This Proofreading & Copyediting course is suitable for anyone interested in working in this sector or who simply wants to learn more about the topic. If you’re an individual looking to excel within this field then Proofreading & Copyediting course is for you.
The Proofreading & Copyediting course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.
|Module 1: Proofreading Basics|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 2: Applying the Style Guide|
|Applying the Style Guide||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 3: Spelling and Grammar|
|Spelling and Grammar||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 4: Proofreading on Paper|
|Proofreading on Paper||00:25:00|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 5: Proofreading On-Screen|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 6: Copy-Editing Basics|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 7: Copy-Editing – The Use of Language|
|Copy-Editing – The Use of Language||00:45:00|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 8: Copy-Editing – Checking Accuracy and Facts|
|Copy-Editing – Checking Accuracy and Facts||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 9: Copy-Editing – The Beginning and The End|
|Copy-Editing – The Beginning and The End||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Copy-Editing – Legal Checks|
|Copy-Editing – Legal Checks||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 10|
|Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Module 11: Finding Work and Developing Your Career|
|Finding Work and Developing Your Career||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 11|
|Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Proofreading & Copyediting||00:10:00|
|Assignment – Proofreading & Copyediting||2 weeks, 4 days|