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Course Overview

A survey in the Uk shows that the total number of skills required for a single job has increased by 10% year-over-year since 2017. Furthermore, one in three skills in an average 2017 job posting are already obsolete. Due to ongoing business disruption and rapidly evolving needs, emerging skills gaps have accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

And to help you bridge that gap, Course Cloud has prepared this comprehensive Proofreading and Editing online course. Proofreading and Editing covers a collection of necessary skills required to help you achieve your goals. In addition, our industry professionals will guide you through the process of establishing a solid foundation in Proofreading and Editing

The Proofreading and Editing course is broken down into manageable sections, each of which will provide you with a new level of expertise. Our exclusive training in Proofreading and Editing will equip you with the skills required to set yourself up for career success.

The Proofreading and Editing provides internationally accepted certification upon successful completion. This certificate will add value to your resume and let you stand out among your peers. So enrol now and work your way towards becoming a highly sought-after professional at Proofreading and Editing.



After successfully completing the course, you will be able to get the UK and internationally accepted certificate to share your achievement with potential employers or include it in your CV. The PDF Certificate + Transcript is available at £6.99 (Special Offer - 50% OFF). In addition, you can get a hard copy of your certificate for £12 (Shipping cost inside the UK is free, and outside the UK is £9.99).

Course Curriculum

Introduction 00:02:00
In-depth editing or deep editing 00:01:00
Steps Involved in Editing 00:06:00
Proofreading strategies 00:07:00
Content Edit
Understanding the Context and Scope of Piece 00:02:00
Breaking Up Individual Points 00:01:00
Making Sense of Individual Points 00:04:00
Deleting Irrelevant Points 00:02:00
Eliminating Rambling 00:01:00
Eliminating Repetition 00:02:00
Verifying the “Facts” 00:01:00
Removing Contradicting Statements 00:02:00
Finding and Adding Missing Points 00:01:00
Structure Edit
Choosing the Angle 00:02:00
Creating Categories 00:05:00
Creating a Narrative Structure 00:04:00
Ordering Points within Sections 00:03:00
Creating Narrative Turns 00:06:00
Making the Piece Read Well 00:01:00
Clearing Up the Clutter 00:01:00
Arranging Paragraphs 00:02:00
Creating a Jazzy Intro 00:02:00
Creating a Snazzy Ending 00:02:00
Making the Narrative more Evocative 00:01:00
Correctly Introducing Every Person and Entity 00:02:00
Referencing 00:02:00
Presentation Edit
Checking the Spelling, Grammar, and Punctuation 00:05:00
Replacing Jargons with Simple Words 00:02:00
Matching the Title 00:01:00
Fixing Inconsistencies 00:02:00
Addressing Trip-Ups 00:01:00
IT Skills
Tracking Changes 00:02:00
Useful Editing and Proofreading Software and Websites 00:01:00
Choosing Editing and Proofreading as Career
Proofreading Best Practices 00:03:00
Finding Clients 00:01:00
Marketing Yourself 00:02:00
Downloadable Resources
Editing and Proofreading – Manual 00:00:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Proofreading and Editing 00:15:00


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