Choose your distance-learning course
When you’ve decided which course is for you, visit the relevant course page and enrol. You will be asked to create a PTC account and will have the option to pay for the course in instalments or in full. Once payment has been processed, you will have immediate access to your course.
Now choose your two free e-learning modules.
Choose two free e-learning modules
The PTC’s e-learning modules are concentrated online courses that focus on specialist topics relevant to a freelancer’s working life. The following have been selected to complement your distance-learning course.
Proofreading PDFs: A complete guide for editors
Acquire all the skills needed to work effectively with PDFs. You’ll edit more efficiently and save valuable time.
Introduction to marketing
Gain an understanding of the function of marketing in the publishing process. You’ll learn what activities are carried out within the marketing department.
A copy-editor’s guide to working with authors
Understand and prepare for the ways in which your relationship with an author will develop and change throughout the lifespan of a project.
Introduction to publishing
An introduction to the departments, roles, functions and processes that make up the UK book and journal publishing industry today.
• Your full name and PTC account username
• The distance learning course you have enrolled on
• The date this was purchased
• The titles of your selected free e-learning modules
You will be able to access the e-learning modules when we have received the email and processed your request.