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Proofreading & editing course
- £294.50 incl VAT. Payment and interest-free instalment options
- Aimed at:
- Potential and existing proofreaders and copy editors
- Good English. A keen eye for detail
- Duration / Hours:
- Flexible: around 3 to 6 months
- ODLQC / ABCC
- Accredited CTJT diploma
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A satisfied customer
I really enjoyed the quick responses to the work that I sent in. I tried another distance learning course before this one, but being in South Korea meant it took a long time to send and receive work. I’m even thinking about taking another course!
Daniel Deacon: proofreading & editing course
It was very easy to do this course online, even in another country. My emails were always answered within hours and my coursework was marked very quickly. Communication was always pleasant and personal. I would definitely recommend the course to a friend.
Nicolette Cameron: proofreading & editing course
This course exceeded 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
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
CTJT were fantastic: incredibly helpful and understanding, guiding me and encouraging me so kindly that my depression disappeared and my self-esteem climbed.
I cannot stress how much doing this course completely changed my life for the better.
Jennie Harborth: proofreading & editing course
The assignment marking was very fast, the tutor gave great feedback and advice, and I learned a lot of new things about writing. I also learned about copy editing that I know it will be valuable to my new career.
Kwok Guanjun: proofreading & editing course
The course has more than met my expectations due to the speedy email responses and friendly, expert and detailed feedback on my assignments and queries. I feel like I’ve learnt a lot about the basics of proofreading and editing.
Helen Dresel: proofreading & editing course
I am a professional translator and I did not know that there were so many aspects to proofreading. My questions were always responded to in a professional manner, and never once was I made me feel inadequate. Your advice and encouragement was invaluable.
Constance Sothern: proofreading & editing course
It is great to gain a new qualification this way . This is a fantastic course to enrol on if you are new to online learning and/or want to break into the world of SEO and writing articles.
Alex Matthews: proofreading and editing
I would recommend the CTJT course to anyone with an interest in proofreading or editing. As well as providing me with valuable knowledge, the course has sharpened my eye for detail when proofreading all sorts of documents.
Huw Portway: proofreading & editing
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
The tutorial support was great. Cleland answered any questions I had, and was very encouraging. If something needed more work, he would tell me how to improve, and he made me feel as though I was accomplishing well.
Emma Zarour: proofreading & editing course
Cleland was very responsive to my emails, every question I had was answered quickly and in full. The course covered so many different areas of editing in so many different forms.
Bekki Pate: proofreading & editing
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 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
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
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 Thom, was the best guide and teacher I have ever had.
Shahzadi 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 managed to improve my grammar, even though I used to think I knew it all!
Jane Isaac: 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 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 returned quickly.
Natalie Polak: 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!
Marjorie McPherson: 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.
Manuela 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.
Brendan 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.
Matthew 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.
Anna Sheldrick: proofreading & editing course
Here's what we provide. Compare it with other colleges.
25 assignments, personally marked by a tutor. See sample of marked work
In-depth tutorial contact. See sample of email support
Rapid turn-around time. Usually 24 hours, weekdays.
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.
We provide cutting-edge teaching materials that are produced by experts in each subject.
They are saved on Word files and contain text, and links to other online features. See an example
And the NUS Extra card will help to cover your course fee by providing discounts at hundreds of retailers.
Guaranteed paid work experience
This course guarantees you paid work experience to get you started.
When you complete it, we will give you:
- up to 10 hours work
- £6 an hour
- a reference
- a valuable CV entry
Course tutor: Jennie Harborth
Proofreader | editor | blogger | web builder
CTJT |QPAC system programmer and trainer
Jennie will mark your work, answer your questions and give you friendly help and advice.
You can usually contact her quickly by email.
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.
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.