Steer clear of typos and improve your skills in finding and fixing spelling and grammatical mistakes with our copyediting module. Level up your skills today.

Course Summary

Award type:
Short Course Certificate
Accredited by:
Not Applicable
3 Months
Entrance Requirement:


In this module, you will learn all about the wonders of copyediting. From its definitions and proofreading, to the symbols used when proofreading documents and texts. By the end of this module, you will gain insight into spelling, style and grammar. This includes punctuation, numbers and word usage.

This module will teach you how to have a keen eye, as well as teach you about copy editing rules. This goes beyond basic spelling and grammar, as you will dive into bibliographies and notes. After completion, you will also gain insight on the layout, design, specialised copy editing and more aspects of it. At the end of this module, you will learn how to get a job in this career. 

The key concepts covered in this book are:

  • What is copyediting?
  • Copyediting and proofreading symbols
  • Awareness training
  • A review of punctuation and grammar
  • Spelling, capitalisation and hyphenation
  • Style and word usage
  • Numbers and abbreviations
  • Notes and bibliographies
  • Coding manuscript
  • Other aspects of copyediting
  • Specialised copyediting
  • Proofreading
  • Getting word