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Editing and Proofreading

Writing is often seen as the glamour part of the publishing industry, just as actors and directors are the much hyped up part of the movie world. But behind all these people are those who ensure that the end product makes sense and is free of mistakes.

The film editor is a key person in the making of movies and in print it is the proofreaders and editors who ensure the highest possible quality of the product.

By doing the Editing and Proofreading course you have chosen to enter a highly regarded profession, and as you progress through its stages, you will be provided with all the skills and knowledge needed to be either as a freelance proofreader/editor working from home, on either a part time or full-time basis, or employed full-time within the publishing industry.

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Editing and Proofreading Diploma

Editing and Proofreading Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Introduction

The publishing industry

How publisher works

How editor works

Copy editor's role

Proofreading Symbols, Skills

Introduction, Copy Editing

Grammar, Spelling

Punctuation, Capitalisation

Setting Up in Business

How to Sell Your Services

Help From New Technology

Electronic Publishing

Other Freelance Avenues

The Finishing Touches

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills
90.9%
(National Average 82.6%)

Editing and Proofreading

Writing is often seen as the glamour part of the publishing industry, just as actors and directors are the much hyped up part of the movie world. But behind all these people are those who ensure that the end product makes sense and is free of mistakes.

The film editor is a key person in the making of movies and in print it is the proofreaders and editors who ensure the highest possible quality of the product.

By doing the Editing and Proofreading course you have chosen to enter a highly regarded profession, and as you progress through its stages, you will be provided with all the skills and knowledge needed to be either as a freelance proofreader/editor working from home, on either a part time or full-time basis, or employed full-time within the publishing industry.

Professional Skills
OUR PASS RATE
(National Average 82.6%)
90.9%

On completion of your course, you will receive a certificate:

Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Editing and Proofreading Diploma

Editing and Proofreading Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Professional Membership

On completion of this course you will be eligible to join the following Professional Associations(s):

Stonebridge

On successful completion of your course your qualification is awarded. You will receive an attractively presented Diploma or Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, this will also allow you to use the letters SAC. Dip. or SAC. Cert. after your name.

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is one of the leading (and biggest) distance education colleges in the U.K and internationally. We have many thousands of students studying with us at any one time from locations all over the world. Our diplomas will always count towards your future, and will improve your prospects of future employment or higher level study etc. by proving that you have studied to a certain level, that you have proficiency in your chosen subjects and that you are interested in your field of choice. Education is always an investment in your future and you will find this to be the case with our qualifications in your jurisdiction.

Introduction

The publishing industry

How publisher works

How editor works

Copy editor's role

Proofreading Symbols, Skills

Introduction, Copy Editing

Grammar, Spelling

Punctuation, Capitalisation

Setting Up in Business

How to Sell Your Services

Help From New Technology

Electronic Publishing

Other Freelance Avenues

The Finishing Touches

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
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