Study at home learning to become a Professional Proofreader.
If you want a career as a Professional Proofreader, our tutor supported open distance learning Professional Proofreading course provides the necessary knowledge, skills and qualification without disrupting your current lifestyle.
The DCA Home Learning Professional Proofreading course provides training in the core skills needed to embark on a rewarding career as a Proofreader. The DCA supported self-study Professional Proofreading course is specially designed, allowing you to learn the skills of proofreading through flexible and cost-effective home study at your own time and pace.
With the DCA Home Learning Professional Proofreading course, online study resources and a personal tutor are available to guide you throughout the course, and your Student Advisor is a Freephone call away. What's more, because the distance learning Professional Proofreading course is so comprehensive, no prior knowledge or skills are required. The DCA Professional Proofreading course provides an entry level diploma as proof your competence and skills.
If you'd like to earn more money and enjoy working as a Professional Proofreader, the DCA home study course is the ideal distance learning training course for you.
• Words, the building blocks of language
• Sentences, the road maps of language
• Common mistakes
• Reading skills
• Writing skills
Editing precision – part one
• The importance of proofreading
• Methods of proofreading
• Proofreading applications
• Word division
• Rough drafts
• Sentence construction errors
• Number expression errors
• Spelling errors
Editing precision – part two
• The importance of punctuation
• Commas and full stops
• Question marks and exclamation marks
• Letters and memos
• Job search documents
• Content, clarity and conciseness
• Editing on a computer
• Computerised proofreading applications