This practical proofreading training course is designed to ensure that your written communications are accurate and that they communicate the intended message. Sharing our expertise through practical delivery, we will build your knowledge and skill to enable you to become a confident and effective proofreader.
Common issues in spelling, grammar and punctuation will be explored and you'll discover the importance of rules governing topics such as capitalisation and hyphenation. In the afternoon we'll build on this knowledge through application of a number of proofreading techniques that will enable you to make immediate improvements to the quality of your documents or copy.
By the end of the training you will be able to:
- Recognise the importance and benefits of effective proofreading
- Distinguish proofreading skills from editing skills
- Increase accuracy in spelling, punctuation, grammar and consistency
- Build confidence in the rules governing English
- Use a range of strategies and techniques to find different types of errors
- Implement a robust proofreading process for your team, department or organisation
Do you write or proofread emails, letters, reports, minutes, press releases or marketing copy for your organisation? If the answer is yes then this course is for you.
The course content is relevant to all levels of staff including up to and including senior managers. It is popular with people from various departments such as finance, human resources, marketing, administration as well as technical staff.
Proofreading - 23 February 2023
Date: 23 February 2023Location: The Mount Business and Conference CentreTime: 09:30 - 16:30Price: £199 +VAT
Please note that the cancellation policy for our public training courses is as follows:
More than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.
Less than 3 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.
More than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - No cancellation fee payable.
Less than 6 weeks prior to the course start date - 100% of total fees payable or free transfer.
Substitute delegates will be accepted at any time at no cost.
Full joining instructions for the course will be emailed to you at least five working days prior to the course. In the meantime, if you have any queries please contact a member of our team on 028 9016 0587 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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