A satisfied customer
This course exceded all expectations. It was so in-depth, easy to understand and very interesting. The tutorial support was perfect. Help was always on hand. I really cannot fault this course. I learned everything I needed to know.
Katie Nimmo: proofreading & editing course
Since completing this course, I have worked on proofreading copy for a new website. I highly recommend CTJT to anyone wanting to quickly get into work or set up their own business in proofreading and editing.
J. Harborth: proofreading & editing course
The course has exceeded my expectations. It has provided me with the necessary tools to work as a proofreader in the most professional and effective way.
The material is designed and presented in a very approachable way.
A. Savini: proofreading & editing course
The notes were very detailed and covered everything I needed to know for basic proofreading so I did not need any tutorial support.
The course was well structured and I learned so much. It was worth every penny.
E. Fragouli: proofreading & editing course
It was quite an in-depth course, yet fairly easy to follow.
It was also good to be able to work at my own pace, and I enjoyed the challenge. I found the course content varied and interesting. I would certainly recommend it!
Gloria Price: proofreading & editing course
WOW! This proofreading course has opened my eyes to a whole new way of looking at literature.
I am looking forward to applying my new skills to my job and looking for new opportunities. Thank you, Cleland and CTJT.
Tina Howe: proofreading & editing course
It was great working with CTJT and their team. Very helpful staff.
The content was easy to follow and learn on your own.
Having completed the course, I'm on my way to becoming a competent professional proofreader.
Arnold Wafula: proofreading & editing course
The course exceeded my expectations. I had plenty of support from my tutor. His comments were invaluable. The content was extensive and well worth the money. I have already recommended the course to friends.
Wendy Wilson: proofreading & editing course
I had a bad experience with other providers, but CTJT offered me a great module list, relevant to everything I wanted. The course offers far more support than any other provider and is fantastic value for money, with the freedom to study.
Laura Bryars: proofreading & editing course
Excellent course. Not only did it improve my skills, but also gave me excellent points of reference, such as websites.
Tutorial support was very quick and very helpful. I have no hesitation in recommending this course to anyone.
J. Mortimer: proofreading & editing course
I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I managed to secure work before the end of the course. I am currently editing a book due to be published in the autumn. This is proof that the CTJT proofreading and editing course yields great results!
Andrea Durant: proofreading & editing course
The course introduced me to proofreading and copy editing in a clear, pleasant manner. It was actually quite enlightening.
The content was diverse and reader-friendly. Would I recommend this course to a friend? ABSOLUTELY!
Electra Nanou: proofreading & editing course
I enrolled to gain a comprehensive grasp of editing. The course was very good and went way above my expectations. My tutor, Cleland, was the best guide and teacher I have ever had.
S. Sobia: proofreading & editing course
The course was very informative. I don't feel that there are any improvements that need to be made to it.
It was very thorough, teaching me new skills which I will be able to use in all kinds of ways the future.
Janet Wright: proofreading & editing course
This was a great course for me. I liked the way the course was structured.
I learned a lot of terminology and proofreading symbols, and even improved my grammar, even though I used to think I knew it all!
Jane Isaac: proofreading & editing course
It's been a great learning experience for me and I have thoroughly enjoyed it.
Cleland Thom and CTJT have been very supportive and responsive to comments or queries. I would really recommend them!
M. McPherson: proofreading & editing course
I thoroughly enjoyed the course and would certainly recommend it to anyone. It was interesting and thoroughly engaging. The tutorial support was excellent. Whenever I needed any further information or advice, Cleland was on hand to help.
Carol Williams: proofreading & editing course
I would most definitely recommend this course. The tutorial support was superb: very straightforward and honest.
There was a good deal of constructive criticism, but always with positive reinforcement. Marked work was always returned very quickly.
Natalie Polak: proofreading & editing course
I can honestly say I recommend this course! The content was excellent, easy to follow and full of insider tips. Within two days of passing, I took on my first two clients. I wish I had taken this course a lot earlier.
M. Richter: proofreading & editing course
I loved this course. Answers to questions were almost instantaneous. I was especially pleased with the last module, which had so much advice and hints on how to get started in the field. I would certainly recommend it to a friend.
B. Pooran: proofreading & editing course
The tutor support from Cleland was excellent. The advice given was very clear and helpful. The course took me around three months to complete. I found the content very interesting, and it certainly met with my expectations.
Alec Leigh: proofreading & editing course
The course was thorough and the tutor support was excellent. I always felt comfortable asking questions and receiving knowledgeable answers. I would definitely recommend this course to a friend. It covered everything I needed.
Jess Gelders: proofreading & editing course
Cleland’s support was excellent, prompt, and friendly. The content provided me with the foundation to begin a proofreading service.
Apart from teaching the fundamentals, it has honed my observation skills.
Peter Hinson: proofreading & editing course
The tutorial support was excellent! Having sent my exercises in for comment, I was amazed at how quickly I got replies and feedback.
I couldn't fault it and I wholeheartedly recommend it.
Neil Johnson: proofreading & editing course
It was a good, comprehensive course. It provided a huge amount of information and many helpful websites.
The style of tutoring was really helpful and encouraging at all times. I felt the tutor's criticisms were fair and justified.
Yvonne Hayton: proofreading & editing course
Cleland is an exceptional tutor and the advice and support I got from him was incredible. I have always been interested in proofreading and have always enjoyed language and writing, so this course absolutely met my needs.
M. Gardner: proofreading & editing course
Emails were answered very swiftly. Whenever I was stuck, or had a question, the tutor got straight back to me.
I have gained an improved knowledge of English grammar and punctuation, as well as a professional approach to proofreading.
A. Sheldrick: proofreading & editing course
Our proofreading & editing course will teach you cutting edge skills for checking copy on paper, and on screen.
You will learn how to edit all kinds of products, and how to:
- spot errors that other people miss
- correct mistakes using BSI symbols
- check English, punctuation and spelling
- use correct publishing terminology
This course is for anyone who takes a pride in their work ... and in other people's.
Guaranteed paid work
This course guarantees you paid work to get you started.
When you complete it, we will give you:
- up to 10 hours work
- £10 an hour
- a reference
- a valuable CV entry
Proofreading & editing course subjects
The course is thorough, easy to follow and uses a variety of online learning features.
This course works!
The course has enabled people like you to fulfil their potential and achieve their goals.
Meet your proofreading & editing course tutor
Your tutor will be Cleland Thom
He will mark your work, answer your questions and give you friendly help and advice.
You can usually contact him quickly, either by email or instant messaging.
What you will need
- access to a computer with an internet connection
- Microsoft Word software, or equivalent: OpenOffice, iWork pages
- an email account
How our proofreading & editing course works
Distance learning is fast, friendly and flexible. But it is different from traditional study.
You will receive the CTJT diploma which is recognised in the UK and many other countries.
When you have finished
You will have the skills to start proofreading and editing all kinds of copy, either for a company or organisation, or as a freelancer.