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Proofreading & Editing Diploma Course

Institution
Centre of Excellence · Centre of Excellence
Qualifications
CPDQuality Licence Scheme

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Entry requirements

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We aim to provide you with the best value when you choose to study with us. Your course costs will vary depending on the type of course that you choose to study but all our prices are clearly shown. We are also clear about any additional certification fees that must be paid in order to receive additional certificates from additional governing bodies, so there are no unexpected surprises.

The full costs shown on the website are for all online training courses, you can request a hard copy of the training materials for an additional £29.50 fee + p&p. To choose a hard copy of the materials to be posted out to you just tick the box to receive your materials via post when checking out with payment.

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Months of entry

Anytime

Course content

This online Proofreading & Editing Diploma Course teaches you how to proofread and edit copy so that it's ready for publication, and set up a business doing this.

Having taught you the skills of an editor and a proofreader, the course concludes by guiding you through setting up as a sole trader/self-employed individual. You’ll learn how to register to pay tax, what should be included in your business plan, and how to market your new business.

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand the editing process
  • Clearly, comprehend the differences between proofreading and copy editing
  • Know what a style guide and style sheet are and be equipped to create your own
  • Comprehend the idea of marking up text on paper and be familiar with some of the most commonly used British Standard symbols
  • Be able to apply 10 of the main spelling rules in the English language
  • Be able to identify common grammar errors, such as fragment sentences and dangling modifiers
  • Know how to identify the different elements of a text or manuscript
  • Have the skills to be a proficient copy editor and a proofreader
  • Know how to start your business as a self-employed editor and proofreader

Information for international students

Sign up for the account at the Centre of Excellence here:

Centre of Excellence Platform

We aim to provide you with the best value when you choose to study with us. Your course costs will vary depending on the type of course that you choose to study but all our prices are clearly shown. We are also clear about any additional certification fees that must be paid in order to receive additional certificates from additional governing bodies, so there are no unexpected surprises.

The full costs shown on the website are for all online training courses, you can request a hard copy of the training materials for an additional £29.50 fee + p&p. To choose a hard copy of the materials to be posted out to you just tick the box to receive your materials via post when checking out with payment.

Check more information here: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/about/

Contact our Support Team: https://www.centreofexcellence.com/contact/

Fees and funding

UK students
£127.00
International students
£127.00

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • CPD
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Quality Licence Scheme
    full time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    flexible
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    Lifetime access months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The Proofreading & Editing Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points. Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course. Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15). The Quality Licence Scheme is a leading national Awarding Organisation. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. This course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Lifetime access150

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