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Certification in Editing and Proofreading - Masterclass

Join our online editing and proofreading certification course to gain in-demand skills, improve your attention to detail, and excel in written communication.

About the course

The learners' skills in business writing, technical writing, creative writing, copywriting, email writing, content writing, blogging report writing, communication skills, punctuation, etc. will all be improved by doing this IAOTH, UK accredited editing and proofreading course. Everyone who has ever written or typed will benefit from this training.

This brief course was created with the understanding that, despite your hectic schedule, you may not have any prior knowledge in editing and proofreading but still want to learn about it. Therefore, we have made every effort to minimise jargon and have clarified terms and concepts for you.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Introduction to Editing and Proofreading
  • In-depth editing or deep editing
  • Steps involved in editing
  • Proofreading strategies
  • Understanding the Context and Scope of Piece
  • Breaking Up Individual Points
  • Making Sense of Individual Points
  • Deleting Irrelevant Points
  • Eliminating Rambling
  • Eliminating Repetition
  • Verifying the “Facts”
  • Removing Contradicting Statements
  • Finding and Adding Missing Points
  • Choosing the Angle
  • Creating Categories
  • Creating a Narrative Structure
  • Ordering Points within Sections
  • Creating Narrative Turns
  • Making the Piece Read Well
  • Clearing Up the Clutter
  • Arranging Paragraphs
  • Creating a Jazzy Intro
  • Creating a Snazzy Ending
  • Making the Narrative more Evocative
  • Correctly Introducing Every Person and Entity
  • Referencing
  • Checking the Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation
  • Replacing Jargons with Simple Words
  • Matching the Title
  • Fixing Inconsistencies
  • Addressing Trip-Ups
  • Tracking Changes
  • Useful Editing and Proofreading Software and Websites
  • Proofreading Best Practices
  • Finding Clients
  • Marketing Yourself
  • How to Start a Consulting Business
  • Professional Growth Tips
  • Research Updates

It is also helpful for a wide range of professionals including but not limited to content writers, journalists, researchers, scholars, consultants, healthcare professionals, creative writers etc.

This programme is accredited, and this Udemy course is recognized for certification by Virtued Academy International, an autonomous institute, under the Virtued Society, incorporated under the act 21, 1860 of the Government of U.P., India. Validity & Utility of the training is conditionally in conformity with the Constitution of India, and the laws of the land under Article 19 1 G. Virtued Academy International provides continuing education for individuals interested in self-development and students should contact the IAOTH, UK for registration/ accreditation and relevant local authorities for the scope of practice.

This course includes a wide range of topics e.g. In-depth editing/ deep editing, steps involved in editing, proofreading strategies, understanding the context and scope of the piece, breaking up individual points, making sense of individual points, deleting irrelevant points, eliminating rambling, eliminating repetition, verifying the “facts”, removing contradicting statements, finding and adding missing points, choosing the angle, creating categories, creating a narrative structure, ordering points within sections, creating narrative “turns”, making the piece read well, clearing up the clutter, arranging paragraphs, creating a jazzy intro, creating a snazzy ending, making the narrative more evocative, correctly introducing every person and entity, referencing, checking the spelling, grammar, and punctuation, replacing jargons with simple words, matching the title, fixing inconsistencies, IT skills, useful editing and proofreading software and websites, best practices, marketing etc.


What you'll learn

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