Certificate in Editing and Proofreading
Certificate in Editing and Proofreading BWR005
Proof readers and editors work both as:
freelance contractors running their own business from home;
in house staff; employed by book or magazine publishers, printers, newspapers, broadcast media and other enterprises.
This certificate is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to work as a freelance editor or proof reader; or seek employment in the media.
You will be mentored by a team that includes experienced media professionals, journalists, authors and editors; led by principal John Mason, a former editor for four national magazines.
Many of the teaching staff have worked in the publishing industry. As a Learning Cloud student, you have full support from these professionals to not only help you with your studies but also advise and guide your career development.
Our unique online student magazine offers opportunities to get hands on experience with publishing; which can help you get over that first hurdle in order to get a start in this industry.
Core Modules: These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Editing and Proofreading.
- Editing I (Editing and Proofreading) BWR106
- Editing II BWR302
- Editing III (Editing for Specialists & Professionals) BWR307
- Editing Practice BWR305
Elective Modules: In addition to the core modules, students study any 2 of the following 10 modules.
- Childrens Writing BWR104
- Creative Writing BWR103
- Dramatic Writing BWR110
- Poetry BWR109
- Workshop I BGN103
- Writing Fiction BWR105
- Ethics BPS217
- Information Security BIT203
- Journalism Practice I BWR203
- Technical Writing (Advanced) BWR301
Note that each module in the Certificate in Editing and Proofreading is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.
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