This much acclaimed Editing and Proofreading course was first introduced in Ireland in 1997 and has undergone several re-writes since that date.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- Proofreading symbols.
- Publishing Fundamentals.
- How to mark up a typescript.
Lesson 1: Copyediting
Lesson 2: Making the Meaning Clear
Lesson 3: Getting it organised
Lesson 4: Proofreading
Lesson 5: Computers in the Editorial Process
Lesson 6: Production Processes
Lesson 7: Book and Journal Publishing.
Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience. If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.