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November 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm UTC+0
This practical proofreading training course is designed to ensure that your written communications are accurate and that they communicate the intended message. Sharing our expertise through practical delivery, we will build your knowledge and skill to enable you to become a confident and effective proofreader.
What Will I Learn?
Common issues in spelling, grammar and punctuation will be explored and you'll discover the importance of rules governing topics such as capitalisation and hyphenation. In the afternoon we'll build on this knowledge through application of a number of proofreading techniques that will enable you to make immediate improvements to the quality of your documents or copy.
By the end of the training you will be able to:
Recognise the importance and benefits of effective proofreading
Distinguish proofreading skills from editing skills
Increase accuracy in spelling, punctuation, grammar and consistency
Build confidence in the rules governing English
Use a range of strategies and techniques to find different types of errors
Implement a robust proofreading process for your team, department or organisation
Is it For Me?
Do you write or proofread emails, letters, reports, minutes, press releases or marketing copy for your organisation? If the answer is yes then this course is for you.
The course content is relevant to all levels of staff including up to and including senior managers. It is popular with people from various departments such as finance, human resources, marketing, administration as well as technical staff.