Who is it for?
No specific qualifications are required, but you should have experience of proofreading principles and symbols, and ideally an understanding of the publishing process. You will also need:
What will you achieve?
The copy-editor’s role is to make the author’s message clear and accessible to readers and to mark up the manuscript for the typesetter. It’s a complex job, which requires an understanding of language and grammar, and of production processes, typography and design conventions. Copy-editing covers the structure, organisation and writing style of the text, as well as legal issues, such as copyright and libel.
On completing this course you’ll be able to:
What are the key benefits?
Save up to £205 with the Freelance Package
Did you know that if you enrol on Essential Copy-Editing you will get two free e-learning modules (worth between £70 to £115) to help you support your training and develop your new career.
Good grammar is essential for a copy-editor. We strongly recommend you also work through Essential Grammar. This normally costs £70 but if booked at the same time as Essential Copy-Editing the price is reduced to £35.
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