Proofreading Basics Certificate

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Proofreading Basics Certificate Course

Proofreading is incredibly important, regardless of your job or what you are doing. Whether you are sending a text, writing a work e-mail or drafting a contract, it is crucial that your message comes across as you intended. While a lot of this depends on your word choice, much of it relies on your ability to properly proofread. Missing spelling or grammatical mistakes can be very embarrassing. In extreme cases, they can also cost you a lot of money in terms of lost clients.

This course gives you the basic information you need to become a more effective proofreader. It begins by discussing the importance of correct spelling and offers you a few warnings on how to search your documents for incorrect words. Next, we review a few grammatical rules and give you a few additional examples of common mistakes, as well as providing corrections. Punctuation mistakes are also explored in detail, with the corrections for common mistakes provided, allowing you to improve your own punctuation. While the human eye is best, it is possible to proofread a document using Microsoft Word. We provide you with a bit of guidance to make this task much easier. Finally, we review a few other proofreading tools that people often recommend, and we make our own suggestion as to which method is best.

You will Learn:

  • The importance of proofreading
  • How to identify common spelling mistakes
  • How to identify common grammatical mistakes
  • Why you also need to proofread for punctuation mistakes
  • Examples of programs that can help you find mistakes

Benefits of Taking this Course

  • Understanding that not all spelling mistakes are typos
  • Learning a few examples of frequently misspelled words
  • Learning when to use certain words in the correct context
  • Understanding how to find and correct punctuation mistakes
  • Learning how to use Microsoft Word for proofreading purposes

This course includes

24/7 Student Support

End of course certification

Lifetime access to your course

Compatible with modern devices

PLUS - Access to the exclusive New Skills Academy Study Group!
ID: YDFT67YHJ
certificate

of achievement

This certificate is presented to

Your Name

NSA

For completing the

Proofreading Basics Certificate

on 21st November 2021

Selena Hurford

Selena Hurford

Course Tutor

cpd

Daniel Morgan

Daniel Morgan

Head of Academy

Certificate Example

Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.

The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!

Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.

The pass mark for the test is 70%.

If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).

You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.

You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.

John Grover

Very informative and interesting to read. Having it broken down into very manageable sections makes it easy to absorb your new found knowledge.

Kathleen Walker

New Skills Academy is a lovely system to work with. Easy to sign up and make an account. Modules are clearly defined and are packed of information. Really great, has lots of information on lots of topics.

Great foundation for anyone looking into this area of employment or self employed as has great ideas and advice to build on. Have attended face to face courses which have much less information than this.

Lovely bite size quizzes on some modules which help to understand and enforce the contact of the bigger modules. End exam has a nice mixture of topics covered in the course. And has an option to re-sit if needed.

Jennifer Anderson

Great course lots to learn and apply very informative, as a pharmacy assistant this course has given me more knowledge and confidence to provide great services to my customers.

Assignments were easy to follow and I would recommend anyone to study a course at New Skills Academy as you can do them in your own time.

Having a certificate not only boosts my confidence, but also shows my employers that i have learnt new skills and have gained more information that is useful for my area of work.

Thanks very much New Skills Academy, I will study with you again!

Shane Hills

I passed my admin course. It was very clear, so I found it so easy to understand and take in all the information. Thank you

Janet Nantomah

I love the course very straight forward. Would love to know if there are any more courses available like this for advancement. Everything is clearly explained and if you get in trouble there is a helpline you can call. There should be more courses like this available online to benefit those people that want to go to work in their chosen field but are unable to pay for a program at college or else where. Well done and thank you for allowing me to pursue my interest and hopefully a career at the end of my studying.

Jo Debbage-lodge

Duration:
0.75 hours

Access:
Lifetime Access

Approved by:
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Learning Type:


Text based modules  Images  Video learning 

Cost:
£20.00

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Proofreading Basics Certificate Course

Proofreading is incredibly important, regardless of your job or what you are doing. Whether you are sending a text, writing a work e-mail or drafting a contract, it is crucial that your message comes across as you intended. While a lot of this depends on your word choice, much of it relies on your ability to properly proofread. Missing spelling or grammatical mistakes can be very embarrassing. In extreme cases, they can also cost you a lot of money in terms of lost clients.

This course gives you the basic information you need to become a more effective proofreader. It begins by discussing the importance of correct spelling and offers you a few warnings on how to search your documents for incorrect words. Next, we review a few grammatical rules and give you a few additional examples of common mistakes, as well as providing corrections. Punctuation mistakes are also explored in detail, with the corrections for common mistakes provided, allowing you to improve your own punctuation. While the human eye is best, it is possible to proofread a document using Microsoft Word. We provide you with a bit of guidance to make this task much easier. Finally, we review a few other proofreading tools that people often recommend, and we make our own suggestion as to which method is best.

You will Learn:

  • The importance of proofreading
  • How to identify common spelling mistakes
  • How to identify common grammatical mistakes
  • Why you also need to proofread for punctuation mistakes
  • Examples of programs that can help you find mistakes

Benefits of Taking this Course

  • Understanding that not all spelling mistakes are typos
  • Learning a few examples of frequently misspelled words
  • Learning when to use certain words in the correct context
  • Understanding how to find and correct punctuation mistakes
  • Learning how to use Microsoft Word for proofreading purposes

This course includes

24/7 Student Support

End of course certification

Lifetime access to your course

Compatible with modern devices

PLUS - Access to the exclusive New Skills Academy Study Group!
ID: YDFT67YHJ
certificate

of achievement

This certificate is presented to

Your Name

NSA

For completing the

Proofreading Basics Certificate

on 21st November 2021

Selena Hurford

Selena Hurford

Course Tutor

cpd

Daniel Morgan

Daniel Morgan

Head of Academy

Certificate Example

Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.

The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.

You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!

Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.

The pass mark for the test is 70%.

If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.

Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).

You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.

You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.

Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.

John Grover

Very informative and interesting to read. Having it broken down into very manageable sections makes it easy to absorb your new found knowledge.

Kathleen Walker

New Skills Academy is a lovely system to work with. Easy to sign up and make an account. Modules are clearly defined and are packed of information. Really great, has lots of information on lots of topics.

Great foundation for anyone looking into this area of employment or self employed as has great ideas and advice to build on. Have attended face to face courses which have much less information than this.

Lovely bite size quizzes on some modules which help to understand and enforce the contact of the bigger modules. End exam has a nice mixture of topics covered in the course. And has an option to re-sit if needed.

Jennifer Anderson

Great course lots to learn and apply very informative, as a pharmacy assistant this course has given me more knowledge and confidence to provide great services to my customers.

Assignments were easy to follow and I would recommend anyone to study a course at New Skills Academy as you can do them in your own time.

Having a certificate not only boosts my confidence, but also shows my employers that i have learnt new skills and have gained more information that is useful for my area of work.

Thanks very much New Skills Academy, I will study with you again!

Shane Hills

I passed my admin course. It was very clear, so I found it so easy to understand and take in all the information. Thank you

Janet Nantomah

I love the course very straight forward. Would love to know if there are any more courses available like this for advancement. Everything is clearly explained and if you get in trouble there is a helpline you can call. There should be more courses like this available online to benefit those people that want to go to work in their chosen field but are unable to pay for a program at college or else where. Well done and thank you for allowing me to pursue my interest and hopefully a career at the end of my studying.

Jo Debbage-lodge

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