- Copyright Basics
- Author Agreements
- Rights and Permissions
- People, Products and Patents
e-Learning modules are optimised for desktop and laptop devices and not tablets and smartphones.
At the end of this module you will:
- be able to understand enough of the legal basics of copyright and related laws to draw up, check or implement supplier (including author) agreements
- be able to recognise issues and review licences for rights and third party permissions
- be more highly attuned to the risks involved in data protection, use of trademarks, and privacy issues
This course contributes to PUB 9, 16, 25, 26, and 27 of the Book & Journal Publishing National Occupational Standards.
How does the course work?
Copyright Essentials has four modules. Each module has detailed explanations of the relevant areas of copyright, and quizzes for self-assessment. Finishing all sections of each module leads to your completion certificate being issued.
If you would like to register your interest in enrolling on this course please email us to be alerted once it is launched.
How to enrol
To enrol, you need to click on the Add to Cart button on this page. You will be asked to register (if you have not already done so). You will, at that point, be asked to pay by credit/debit card.
Important note: You will have access to the course for eight months from the date of your enrolment.
Refunds: Fees for e-Learning Modules are non-refundable, as immediate access is available to all the relevant course material.
What is included?
Full access to the PTC's online learning platform where you will find all the materials you need to complete the course. Where relevant, downloadable materials are provided so you can practise your new skills as many times as you need to feel confident that you have mastered them.
Upon successfully completing the course you will receive a completion certificate from PTC.
Who is it for?
This module is for editors who have completed initial training and are looking to go more in depth to this specific topic, but who are not yet very experienced.
Two to four hours for each of the four modules
PTC e-Learning Modules are concentrated, online courses that focus on specialist topics relevant to an editor's working life. They are designed to build on a foundation of existing skills and experience.