Learn better editing and proofing of articles, books, newsletters, advertising material, correspondence or any other writing.

The Editing Intermediate (II) course is designed for self-editors or those that would like to work in professional editing.

In this course you will learn to edit a broad range of publishing material from electronic and print to text and graphics, commercial and non-commercial material.

There is the chance for further studies upon completion of this course.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Introduction to Editing -State of the Art
  2. Editing & Design
  3. Headings, Headlines & Captions
  4. Graphics
  5. Refining Text Exiting -common traps
  6. Matching Style and Context
  7. Legal and Ethical Issues
  8. Editing Project
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Review the current state of editing, determining its scope, nature and trends
  • Identify and edit text errors that commonly occur in a variety of publishing situations.
  • Write and edit a variety of different headings and captions.
  • Select, edit and mark up graphic illustrations.
  • Edit the layout or design of a publication.
  • Identify an appropriate style for the context of a publication, and edit the text to match the determined style.
  • Edit text in order to remove legal or ethical risks
  • Apply a broad range of skills to editing of a lengthy manuscript in a balanced way.