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Proofreading and Freelance Writing Diploma

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The Proofreading and Freelance Writing course is devoted to writing skill and guides you to be an excellent proofreader and content writer.

Freelancing writing is a popular way of earning money online. The course helps you to improve your writing skill. At first, you will learn the techniques of proofreading and editing. Then you will learn to write better for every genre – from fiction to non-fiction, magazine, journal, newspaper and others.  Finally, the course teaches you the marketing strategies for your writing such as self-promotion.

Who is the course for?

  • People interested in learning about proofreading
  • Professionals interested in getting into a copy editing position

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful.
  • Before sitting for your final exam, you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


  • After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hardcopy at the cost of £39 or in PDF format at the cost of £24.
  • PDF certificate’s turnaround time is 24 hours, and for the hardcopy certificate, it is 3-9 working days.

Why choose us?

  • Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials;
  • Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts;
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform;
  • Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result;
  • The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification;
  • Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime;
  • The benefit of career advancement opportunities;
  • 24/7 student support via email.

Career Path:

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Proofreading & Copy Editing
Introduction to Proofreading 00:15:00
What does a Proofreader do? 00:15:00
Difference between Copy editing 00:15:00
Proofreading 00:15:00
Proofreading Symbols 00:15:00
Proofreading on Paper & Screen 00:15:00
Strategies to Check for Specific Errors 00:15:00
Editing & Proofreading Strategies 00:15:00
Proofreading an Essay 00:15:00
Copy Editing 00:15:00
Basic Copy Editing 00:15:00
Simple Rules for Copyediting 00:15:00
Fact Checking As Copy Editor 00:15:00
Introduction to Freelance Writing
Am I The Right Teacher For You? You Betcha! 00:02:00
What You Need To Succeed 00:02:00
Your Key is Your Attitude 00:02:00
How Much Money Are We Talking Here? 00:02:00
The Main Point of This Course 00:02:00
Strategy and Measurement 00:02:00
Setting Your Priorities 00:02:00
Mindset 00:02:00
Heart of Gold, Pot of Gold 00:02:00
Acquiring The Very Best Attitude 00:02:00
Practical Cash Creation 00:02:00
The Reality of Writing for a Livin 00:02:00
Tracking Your Income ONE 00:03:00
Tracking Your Income TWO 00:02:00
Introduction to Freelancing 00:30:00
Building a Successful Freelance Writing Career 00:30:00
Types of Freelance Writing 00:30:00
CREATIVE WRITING – An Art 00:30:00
Web Blog Writing 00:30:00
SEO Writing 00:30:00
Sales and Marketing writing 00:30:00
Newsletters and Editorial Writing 01:00:00
Magazine Writing 00:30:00
EBook Writing 01:00:00
Choosing the Right Topic- Limitations and Guidelines 00:30:00
Realizing Your Writing Skills 00:30:00
Inking your writing Skills 00:30:00
Analyzing Your Writing Needs 01:00:00
How to Establish Credibility 00:30:00
How to Handle Difficult Clients 00:30:00
Finding Freelance Writing Opportunities 00:30:00
Freelance Writing- In a Glimpse 00:30:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam- Proofreading and Freelance Writing Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam- Proofreading and Freelance Writing Diploma 00:20:00

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