Editing Scientific Notation

Publishing Soon

Projected Content

  1. Special notations
  2. Typographic conventions
  3. Style and usage

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Learning outcomes

At the end of this module you will:

  • edit and mark-up scientific and technical texts correctly

How does the course work?

Editing Scientific Notation has three units. Across the units there are exercises, model answers, and quizzes for self-assessment. Completion of the final exercise 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?

Course Materials

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.

About the author


Anne WaddinghamAnne Waddingham has had the pleasure of guiding hundreds of editors through the intricate pathways of MS Word. She set up as WordMedic in 1991, and specialises in editorial training and services.

She was editor-in-chief of New Hart’s Rules, wrote the on-screen editing chapter in Butcher's Copy-editing and is author of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders’ guide Editor and Client. She has a Licentiateship in Editorial Skills from the City & Guilds Institute.

Anne has taught at many UK academic and educational publishing houses and government bodies and in several international institutions.



Study Time

Five to seven hours with eight months access to the module.

Related Courses

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.

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