What will you learn in this Copy Editing Short Course course?

Learn all the skills and techniques needed for doing copy editing. Understand what copy editing involves and learn about all the different editing and proofreading elements. This course offers step-by-step guidance on how to review punctuation and grammar, as well as how to use copy editing and proofreading symbols.

What is included in the course fees?

  • Text books and study material
  • Courier fee

Course Start Dates

With College SA you can start studying whenever you want, there are no specific course start dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.

Assessments Information

In order to complete this course successfully, learners will be expected to complete specific assignments and/or a Portfolio of Evidence (POE). There are no exams for this course. Once you have successfully completed your Portfolio of Evidence and/or assignments you will be awarded a College SA Short Course Certificate. 

Accreditation Info

Status: Non accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - Short Course Certificate
Provided by: College SA

College SA has put together a range of courses that address the need for affordable skills development. These courses, made up from a range of providers as well as some of our own proprietary material, have been developed specifically for distance learners to help them gain skills. Although these courses are non-accredited, they are extremely valuable for many students since the information is relevant, up to date and will help you improve your job performance in your chosen field. These courses are typically more affordable than accredited courses, do not require formal exams to pass and are often structured in such a way that you can level up your skills as you go along. They are perfect for self-development and demonstrate to employers/potential employers your willingness to learn and improve yourself thereby increasing your ability to find a job or get a better job.

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Entry Requirements

  • Grade 10
  • Learners must be at least 16 years of age
  • The ability to read and write in English

Subjects

What are subjects?

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

The following subjects make up this course:

Copy Editing Short Course

Copy Editing - Short Course

By the end of this module you will have a good understanding of copyediting. You will learn how to proofread and edit documents, use copyediting and proofreading symbols, review punctuation and grammar, check spelling, capitalization and hyphenation. You will also learn how to market yourself and get copyediting work.