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Tutor-Guided Courses

The Publishing Qualifications Board (PQB)

The PQB is responsible for the development, delivery and assessment of Self-Study Tutor-Guided courses. PQB courses have, at their core, detailed and carefully moderated performance evaluation and reporting, so that trainees and employers can accurately assess levels of knowledge and skill. Qualifications are awarded at pass, merit or distinction.

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Basic Proofreading: Editorial Skills One

    • Five reasons to choose Basic Proofreading

      1. Learn to proofread in the way that clients want it done, on screen or on paper
      2. Cover the requirements of the wider business world as well as publishing
      3. Have the support of a personal tutor at every stage of assessment
      4. Learn and practise with 36 self-check exercises and five tutor-assessed assignments
      5. Benefit from the most widely recognised industry qualification

Essential Copy-Editing: Editorial Skills Two

  •  Five reasons to choose Essential Copy-Editing

    1. Benefit from the most widely recognised industry qualification
    2. Comprehensive coverage of the whole range of copy-editing skills 
    3. Have the support of a personal tutor at every stage of assessment
    4. Learn and practise with 36 self-check exercises and 7 tutor-assessed assignments
    5. Practise on a wide range of content types to prepare you for anything your career may bring

Essential Grammar

  • A comprehensive online grammar course that you can work through at your own pace.

Successful Editorial Freelancing

    • This course will help you to set up an editorial freelancing business.
    • Your tutor will give you individual feedback on your business plan.

Creative Copywriting for Publishers

  • Creative Copywriting will give you all the tools you need to have a successful career in copywriting. Through a combination of expert guidance, varied practical activities and tutor-marked assignments, this course will show you how to connect with potential customers, overcome any doubts they might have and ultimately win them over.

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