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This course is designed to help individuals develop the essential skills needed to become proficient proofreaders. We’ll cover grammar rules, punctuation, spelling and formatting basics, teaching you how to spot errors and polish written content to perfection.
This Course At A Glance
- Get an introduction to the complete process of proofreading
- Recognise the importance of proofreading any document
- Learn about pre-requisites, exercises and resources
- Understand why you must self-edit your book
- Know the mystery of editing
- Learn about manuscript evaluation & the developmental edit
- Get to know about content/line-by-line edit & the copy edit
- Recognising what edit do you need and learn to calculate its price
- Learn the steps of reviewing your work
- Know how to recruit a professional editor
Proofreading Course For Beginners Course Overview
This proofreading course online will help you gain a comprehensive understanding of the complete process of proofreading any type of content. You will also learn the importance of proofreading any document by taking this popular online course.
This proofreading course online will also help you understand the pre-requisites, exercises and resources. In addition to this, you will also be able to unravel the mystery of editing, learn about the manuscript evaluation and the developmental edit by taking this flexible online course.
By the end of the course, you will know how to review your work and also gain a thorough understanding of the things you should remember while recruiting any proofreader. After completing this extensive career advancement course, you will also develop the skills and knowledge required to become a confident proofreader.
Who should take this course?
This comprehensive proofreading for beginners course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in this sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of proofreading.
- There are no academic entry requirements for this proofreading for beginners course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
- However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.
This proofreading for beginners course assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner could grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.
What You Will Learn
Pre-Requisites, Exercises and Resources
Why You Must Self-Edit Your Book – Reason 1
Why You Must Self-Edit Your Book Reasons 2 & 3
Mystery of Editing
Manuscript Evaluation & The Developmental Edit
Content/Line-by-Line Edit & The Copy Edit
What Edit Do You Need
Review Titles and Themes
Use Free Editing Tools
Checklist: Remove Redundancies and Filler Words
Checklist: Enhance Noun and Verb Phrases
Checklist: Check Punctuation and Cite References
Checklist: Character Speaking & Review, Review, Review
Recruit a Professional Editor
Supplementary Resources – Proofreading Course For Beginners
Assessment – Proofreading For Beginners
CPD Certification Service
This course is accredited by continuing professional development (CPD). CPD UK is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations, and academic institutions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement.
CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.
Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed
The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.
Certificate of Achievement
Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.
Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.
CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement. CPD-certified certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world.
Although QLS courses are not subject to Ofqual regulation, they must adhere to an extremely high level that is set and regulated independently across the globe. A course that has been approved by the Quality Licence Scheme simply indicates that it has been examined and evaluated in terms of quality and fulfils the predetermined quality standards.
For CPD accredited PDF certificate it will take 24 hours, however for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days and for the Quality License Scheme certificate it will take 7-9 business days.
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