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Good proofreading makes a valuable contribution to the clarity of your organisation's written material. It is a tough discipline, but with the right approach anyone can become a competent proofreader by learning how to identify and correct writing mistakes.
This London based proofreading course will give you lots of tips and leave you with a clear understanding of how to proofread, with proofreading skills to put into practice straight away.
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This Proofreading course explains general proofreading strategies and provides you with a comprehensive checklist. Over the day you will cover:
- the difference between proofreading and copy-editing
- writing style – readability, general points and consistency
- identifying and applying house style
- getting organised
- proofreading strategies and techniques
- online tools for editing and proofreading
- proofreading symbols and how to use them
- error hotspots
- common errors in grammar and punctuation
- misused words and spelling
- understanding format and layout
- print and online resources
- style and proofreading checklists
- a year of free support from your trainer
This London-based proofreading course takes several approaches to proofreading, including training sessions and practical exercises. You will work individually but with plenty of opportunity for group work and discussion.
This course is CPD accredited and worth 5 CPD points. Learners who would like to complete it as CPD course should state this on their booking form.
This course takes place at the Centre's central London training suite with easy access to mainline rail, tube and bus links.
Who is this course for?
This Proofreading course is suitable for anyone who is involved in proofreading business documents, including reports, newsletters, brochures, bulletins and leaflets. It is of equal benefit to those new to proofreading, and to those who have some experience but wish to improve their skills.
The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.
A good understanding of written English is required for this course.
This Proofreading course will help you gain the skills you need to proofread your organisation's written material. It will help you to approach the task methodically to catch any damaging errors, inconsistencies and style issues.
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