Editing & Proofreading

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Copy-Editing

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Next Course Starts: Friday August 25, 2017

Price: £380 + VAT

Duration: 1 Day

Location: 118A Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4BH

Schedule: 10.30am - 4.30pm (1 hour lunch break)

Award: Certificate

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Through a series of practical exercises, you will learn to approach the printed word in a more analytical and critical way, allowing you to spot errors quickly and have the confidence to rewrite everyday text into concise, precise and compelling editorial copy at high speed. You will also have the opportunity to master the latest BSI copy-editing and proof correction marks. Attendees will learn the essential parts of the BSI 5261-2:2005 copy preparation and proof correction marks.

I have found the course very engaging and insightful. Alistair has been very knowledgeable and patient and the knowledge that I have gained will help me in my new role as Junior Editor!

 

Catherine Rowell

Good coverage of proofreading, writing copy and finding common mistakes. We covered lots in one day and gained valuable tips to take home.

 

Nicola Meare,
PA to Directors, Taxi Studio Ltd.

I enjoyed my day, found it informative and really feel that I have come out with what I had hoped for.

 

Kisrti Weir,
Communications and Project Manager at Fabric Life Limited

Course Content

Introduction

Spelling

Grammar

Punctuation

House Style

Elements of Style

Figures (Consistency)

 

Q & A

Assessment and certificate:

Delegates will tackle hands-on exercises at the end of each section to cement their learning, and personal achievement will be assessed throughout the day. Certificates will be issued upon completion of the course.

Please contact us on 0207 221 3399 for details, or complete the enquiry form.