Become a Proofreader/Copy Editor

If you‘re good at spotting spelling and grammatical errors or are pretty adept at writing good content. Or, if not, would like to be. Then you could do no better than to study a set of courses specially created to upskill you in these areas. Combine these with learning how to become proficient at using the IT tools of the copywriting trade such as Microsoft Word, Excel and OneNote and you could soon be on your way to becoming a professional proofreader or copy editor.

Learn the intricacies of what a proofreader does

Get to grips with editing and proofreading strategies

Find out what the simple rules for copy editing are

Proofreading & Copy Editing Course

Proofreading is a process where an individual checks their written content before publishing it to any given audience. It is an essential stage of the publishing process – be it for a school or college report, or when you are writing a book. Now with the help of this Proofreading & Copy Editing Course course, you can start to learn about the process of proofreading.

This is a very basic course which will help you get more knowledge on proofreading and copyediting. As such this course starts out with a basic introduction where you learn about the checklist when proofreading. Following this, you will discover the differences between proofreading and copyediting before moving onto how you should approach proofreading on paper and on screen.

Microsoft Office 2016 Essentials

Microsoft Office 2016 Essentials is designed for beginners to educate about Microsoft Office 2016. Initially, you will learn about the basic features of Microsoft Word such as creating a new document, personalizing the Microsoft Word interface, adding graphics, etc. Besides, you will learn about the techniques of controlling page appearance, proofing and editing a document. Following that, you will learn about the foundations of Microsoft Office Excel that is essential to create and work with an electronic spreadsheet. You will be able to insert and delete text, adjust cells, create columns, rows and much more. Next, Microsoft PowerPoint will help you to learn to navigate the PowerPoint environment, create and save PowerPoint presentation, delivering advanced text editing etc.

Microsoft OneNote 2016

Microsoft OneNote 2016 has modernized the look of the tabs to match the rest of the Office 2016 suite of applications and has added some new features that make this the go-to application for note-taking.

This Microsoft OneNote 2016 covers different features of the interface, shows users how to print, covers some simple scenarios, and examine the basics of formatting. When you will complete the course you will be comfortable creating a new OneNote notebook, customizing the interface, entering information into OneNote from the variety of sources, and using OneNote’s collaboration tools.

Corel WordPerfect 12 Foundation Training

WordPerfect is a word processing application owned by Corel. In this Corel WordPerfect 12 Foundation Training, there are several modules which will help you learn all the aspects and build the foundation for the skills required to master WordPerfect.

In this course, you will be able to learn the different elements and get accustomed to the WordPerfect interface. You will also learn about the tools necessary to operate during any task from the toolbar to make your work efficient. After finishing this course, you will be to create, customize, edit, and save documents which are essential for your workplace.

Professional Business Writing

We all know the importance of good writing. In business writing, the language is concrete, the point of view is clear and well expressed. This course will help you will get all the tools to become a good writer, and how to use writing skills for the improvement of your business.

Report writing is a skill you will use again and again in your business.  Here, you will learn how to write reports and proposal’s, you will get a writing skill to present information in formal, informal, and proposal style.

This Professional Business Writing will brush up your writing skills more if you are already a good writer.

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