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Copywriting for Publishers

A practical course that will ensure that the content on your website works effectively and efficiently...more

Now £300+VAT (down from £435+VAT)  this offer cannot be used with any other PTC discounts

17 September 2019

Diversity and Inclusion Training for Publishers

A practical toolkit to help you understand your obligations and implement a successful diversity and inclusion strategy in your workplace...more

£435.00 exc. VAT

2 October 2019

Publishing Strategy Toolkit

An intensive course on competitive strategy for commissioning editors with at least two years' experience...more

Now £595+VAT (down from £795+VAT)  this offer cannot be used with any other PTC discounts

19-20 September 2019

Editorial Skills for Business

Editing and proofreading designed specifically for non-publishing organisations...more


£435.00 exc. VAT

3 October 2019

Introduction to Editorial Skills

This entry-level, three-step course offers a thorough introduction to the key publishing skills of copy-editing and proofreading...more

£795.00 exc. VAT

30 September - 1 October 2019

Advanced Copy-Editing

A practical course for experienced editors who really want to hone their skills...more

£435 +VAT

9 October 2019

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With different ways to learn, choose the delivery method that
suits you and meets your learning goals

Short Courses

Our classroom-based courses provide an opportunity for face-to-face learning delivered by experienced publishing and training professionals. Each course has specific learning outcomes, designed to make a positive difference back at the office.


Our online Tutor-Guided courses provide students with personal tutor support for the duration of study. Specific courses are fully assessed and lead to the award of a certificate of achievement from the Publishing Qualifications Board (PQB)

e-Learning Modules

Our e-Learning Modules form a core programme of 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.

In-Company Training

In-Company training can be delivered as one of the current short courses or bespoke training can be designed. We commission one of our experienced tutors to prepare and deliver the course, at the agreed time and place.

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Core Publishing Skills

From editorial skills to people management, browse a range of courses offering training in the hard and soft skills required within a core publishing department.

Strategy and List Building

Create new strategies with courses designed to underscore the skill of competitive thinking in publishing.


Expand your current skills portfolio with copywriting and content strategy techniques.

Project Management

Acquire project management tools across all mediums and deliver all your projects, on time and on budget.

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