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INTRODUCTION

Good proofreading makes a valuable contribution to the clarity of your organization’s written material. It is a tough discipline, but with the right approach anyone can become a competent proofreader by learning how to identify and correct writing mistakes.

This London based proofreading course will give you lots of tips and leave you with a clear understanding of how to proofread, with proofreading skills to put into practice straight away.

Duration

5 Days

Who should attend

This Proofreading course is suitable for anyone who is involved in proofreading business documents, including reports, newsletters, brochures, bulletins and leaflets. It is of equal benefit to those new to proofreading, and to those who have some experience but wish to improve their skills.


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Course Objectives

This Proofreading course will help you gain the skills you need to proofread your organization’s written material. It will help you to approach the task methodically to catch any damaging errors, inconsistencies and style issues.


Course Outline

This Proofreading course explains general proofreading strategies and provides you with a comprehensive checklist. Over the 5 days you will cover.

  • The difference between proofreading and copy-editing
  • Writing style – readability, general points and consistency
  • Identifying and applying house style
  • Getting organised
  • Proofreading strategies and techniques
  • Online tools for editing and proofreading
  • Proofreading symbols and how to use them
  • Error hotspots
  • Common errors in grammar and punctuation
  • Misused words and spelling
  • Understanding format and layout
  • Print and online resources
  • Style and proofreading checklists

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Course Administration Details:

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).

TRAINING VENUE

The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION AND AIRPORT PICKUP

Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 ,or mail [email protected]/[email protected]

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course

Send proof of payment to [email protected]/[email protected]


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