Diploma in Writing Essays – Level 3

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Level 3 Diploma in Writing Essays
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This course is endorsed under ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

Stand the chance to get a free Level 3 or above course when you enroll with us!!!

Writing essays is an art. There is a beginning, middle and end that should to be filled up with the correct words and tone. Learn how to write essays clearly and professionally with the Diploma in Writing Essays – Level 3 course. The course is designed for students and other leaners who want to acquire essay writing skills. The course is aimed at all levels of learners, for beginners who are learning how to write essays and for individuals with essay writing skills but want a refresher course. The Diploma in Writing Essays – Level 3 course will discuss the key mechanics of paragraph writing.

The course will cover key features on what essay writing is all about, constructing the essay, drafting, editing and acquiring feedback so that learners can a good sense of what is required to write an essay that has a good standard.

The Diploma in Writing Essays – Level 3 is an in-depth course that will give learners the right tips and techniques to write professional level essays, whether it is for school, college or in their higher education.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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Level 3 Diploma in Writing Essays
Endorsed by ABC Awards

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What is covered in this course?

  • Learn how to construct the outline of an essay with the correct structure.
  • Learn how to draft an essay and do a good read-through of it.
  • Learn how to edit a drafted essay before finalising it.
  • How do you deal with feedback that you receive for your essay? Learn strategies.
  • Learn how to write within the topic and not get distracted with details not pertaining to the essay.
  • Become a skilled essay writer.

Course Curriculum

Module 01 - Why write essays?

1.1 Your reasons for writing

1.2 What your tutor is looking for

1.3 The real reason for writing a good essay

Module 02 - What is an essay?

2.1 The three defining features of an essay

2.2 Three elements of an argument

2.3 Three types of academic argument

2.4 What about a ‘balanced’ argument?

Module 03 - Joining the academic conversation

3.1 Joining the academic conversation

Module 04 - Get Going

4.1 Procrastination: the art of putting it off

4.2 Getting to grips with writing

4.3 Getting to grips with study

4.4 Essay writing in three stages: plan; draft; edit

Module 05 - Answering the question

5.1 Understanding the question

Module 06 - Creating a thesis statement

6.1 Formulating a working thesis statement

6.2 Gathering information

6.3 Refining your thesis statement

Module 07 - Constructing an outline

7.1 Creating a frame of reference

7.2 Supporting your thesis statement: building a pyramid

7.3 Finding the best arrangement of ideas

Module 08 - Drafting I

8.1 From head to page: ten tips for drafting more easily

8.2 Illustrating, citing and quoting (and avoiding plagiarism)

Module 09 - Drafting II

9.1 Grabbing the reader’s attention: the introduction

9.2 Structuring your introduction

9.3 Hooking the reader: writing the first sentence

9.4 Ending well: writing the conclusion

9.5 Four conclusions to avoid

9.6 Key elements of a conclusion

Module 10 - Editing

10.1 Why edit?

10.2 Bringing paragraphs under control

10.3 Constructing straightforward sentences

10.4 Using words well

10.5 Developing your style

10.5.1 Academic writing: the core conventions

10.6 Finding your voice

Module 12 - Dealing with feedback

11.1 Presenting your essay well

11.2 Making the most of feedback

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Writing Essays – Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Please Note: Additionally, £159 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 04 installments when you are submitting your assessments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04535

Accredited Body

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who is this course for?

  • Students
  • Professionals who want to further their academic writing skills
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to write essays for schools, colleges and even in their employment


  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.

Career path

Once you successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Writing Essays you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jump start you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion.

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