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Proofreading Masterclass Outline

Module 1: Proofreading and Copyediting

  • Introduction to Proofreading
  • What is Copyediting?
  • Proof-Reader’s Responsibilities
  • Discover Industries and Types of Content
  • Why and How to Choose a Niche?

Module 2: Common Mechanical Errors and How to Fix Them

  • Correct Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar
  • Differences in US and UK English
  • Basics of Microsoft Word
  • Common Spelling Mistakes
  • Style
  • Academic Proofreading
  • Reference and Citation
  • Formatting in Microsoft Word

Module 3: Formatting, Proofreader’s Marks, Proofreading Graphics and Art, Industry Terms

  • How to Proofread Formatting Errors?
  • Error Hotspots
  • Proofreading Visual Content
  • Proof-Reader’s Marks
  • Content Industry Terms

Module 4: How to Use Style Guides and Style Sheets?

  • Importance of Style Guides and Sheets
  • How to Create and Use a Style Sheet?
  • How to Use the Major Style Guides?

Module 5: Proofreading with Editing Programs

  • Proofreading Vs Editing
  • How to Use Industry Standard Editing Programs?

Module 6: Working with Diverse Content

  • Content Creation and Content Marketing
  • Proofreading Online and Digital Content
  • Proof-Readers and Copy Editors Consistency

Module 7: Proofreading Strategies and Tips

  • Personal Proofreading Tips
    • Read Aloud
    • Read from the End
    • Use Online Checking Services
    • Focus on Specific Mistakes
    • Keep it Consistent


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Who should attend this Proofreading Masterclass?

The Proofreading Course is tailored for individuals looking to refine their proofreading skills and ensure error-free written content. This Masterclass is essential for writers, editors, students, and professionals seeking to enhance the quality and accuracy of their written work. Many professionals can greatly benefit from attending this Masterclass, such as:

  • Copywriters and Content Writers
  • Authors
  • Editors
  • Proofreaders
  • Content Creators
  • Journalists
  • Academic Researchers

Prerequisites of the Proofreading Masterclass

There are no formal prerequisites for this Proofreading Masterclass.

Proofreading Masterclass Overview

Proofreading is a critical skill in ensuring written content is error-free and polished, regardless of its form or purpose. Proficiency in proofreading is essential for professionals across various industries, including writers, editors, marketers, and business communicators.

Understanding the nuances of proofreading is vital for maintaining the credibility and professionalism of written materials. Professionals aiming to master proofreading should be meticulous, detail-oriented, and possess a keen eye for spotting errors.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day training provides delegates with comprehensive guidance on effective proofreading techniques, covering grammar, punctuation, spelling, and consistency checks. Through practical exercises and real-world examples, delegates will sharpen their proofreading skills and gain confidence in their ability to produce flawless written content.

Course Objectives

  • To familiarise delegates with common grammar and punctuation rules
  • To teach delegates effective strategies for identifying spelling errors
  • To guide delegates in maintaining consistency in writing style and formatting
  • To provide practical exercises to reinforce proofreading skills
  • To demonstrate techniques for efficiently proofreading various types of documents
  • To offer tips for providing constructive feedback on written content

Upon completion of this course, delegates will be equipped with the expertise to meticulously proofread written materials, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and professionalism, thereby enhancing their credibility and effectiveness in their respective roles.

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What’s included in this Proofreading Masterclass?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Proofreading Masterclass Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Windsor Town venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Windsor Town is located within Berkshire with a population of around 26,000 inhabitants. The town is located south of the River Thames on the boarder of Eton. Windsor is a huge tourist attraction as it is residences to the Royal Family as well as the hugely popular LEGOLAND Windsor. Unemployment within the town is lower than the national average, although those employed are more qualified compared to other regions in the country.The town operates a three tier educational system involving primary, middle and secondary schools. There are a few independent schools including, St. George’s School and Brigidine School.Although there isn’t any universities within Windsor the Royal Holloway is the most local.

Nearby Locations include:

  • Windsor Castle
  • Eton College
  • Eton
  • Old Windsor
  • Winkfield
  • Dorney
  • Eton Wick
  • Oakley Green
  • Water Oakley

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Proofreading Masterclass | Personal Development Training FAQs

Proofreading can be defined as the process of reviewing a writing's final draft to make sure that accuracy and consistency in grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format is there in the final draft. Proofreading means carefully examining your text to detect and correct typos and errors in style, grammar and spelling.
Upon completion of this Proofreading Course, delegates will possess the expertise to meticulously proofread written materials, enhancing their credibility and effectiveness in their respective roles.
There are no formal prerequisites for this Proofreading Course.
This Proofreading Masterclass training is designed for anyone who wants to improve their individual/team business writing. It is also beneficial for Bloggers, content creators and small business owners.
Yes, we provide 24/7 support for our courses. Our customer service will be available to assist you before and after the course, with any queries, technical issues, or additional support you may require. We are committed to ensuring your learning experience is seamless and that you have access to assistance whenever you need it.
This course comes with valuable training sessions led by experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion.
The duration of this Proofreading Course spans across 1 day.
After completing the Proofreading Training, individuals can pursue careers as professional proofreaders, editors, or freelance copyeditors, working across various industries such as publishing, media, marketing, and communications.
Yes, after successful completion of this course, you will receive the Proofreading Certificate.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking CeMAP Training Certification.
The training fees for Proofreading Course certification in Windsor Town starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Proofreading Course.
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