Proofreading isn't as easy as you first think, but with the right tools and strategies you'll be able to spot errors from a mile off!
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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Take the boredom out of proofreading and catch every spelling mistake, no matter how small, with our one day Proofreading course. Our expert trainers will guide you through the world of proofreading, from understanding what it actually is to common errors in grammar and spelling.
This Proofreading course explains general proofreading strategies and provides you with a comprehensive checklist. Throughout the day there will be a mix of individual and group work, with plenty of discussion in between. 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
At the end of the day you'll have plenty of useful materials to take away with you, as well as a lovely certificate! After the course is complete your trainer will be just a phone call away, ready to give you free support and advice for up to a year.
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.
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.
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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