Copy editing training

Concentrate your vision

Our hands-on copy editing course is fantastic - small class sizes, highly interactive and taught by experts. During the course you will:

  • Review examples of popular style guides and learn how to create your own
  • Learn how to brief writers and editors
  • Get lots of top tips for copy editing
  • Discover how to manage the copy editing process using editorial calendars and editing tools
  • Compile a checklist for online content

Upcoming public courses

Gain practical skills for you or your team from our user experience experts

November 2017

22 November 2017
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January 2018

18 January 2018
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February 2018

20 February 2018
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July 2018

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Listen to your trainer, Felice, tell you all about the course

00min 48secs

Sample course content

Morning

  • Differences between copy editing and proofreading
  • Setting up and explaining editorial goals
  • Defining editorial standards
  • Creating an editorial brief
  • Briefing writers and editors
  • Un-training yourself to proofread better
  • Creating and enforcing a style guide
  • Tone of voice and other guidelines

Afternoon

  • Top 10 tips in copy editing
  • Giving feedback
  • Proofreading tips and techniques
  • Characteristics of content types
  • References for proof-readers
  • Managing the copy editing process
  • Quick checklist for online content

Bespoke training tailored to your needs

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+44 (0)20 7423 6320

Address

133 Park Street
London
SE1 9ED
United Kingdom






I found the training to be very useful and well delivered.

Meet Felice Hawley, your trainer

Felice is a journalist and editor who began web-based writing after 16 years at CNN. Felice has led large web launch and content migration projects across numerous sectors including government, financial services and IT.

She spends most of her days working with clients on large- and medium-sized projects to create content strategies, draft tone-of-voice guidelines and craft amazing copy. She can often be found trying to bridge the gap between clients' editorial/commercial teams and IT departments.

Felice is an incredibly experienced trainer and her enthusiasm for all things content is unbelievably infectious... as you'll find out if you attend one of her courses.

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About the day

Duration

Courses start at 10am and finish at 4.30-5pm.

Food

Breakfast, lunch and cakes, all from the amazing PAUL's bakery plus as much fresh coffee, tea, soft drinks and fruit as you like. Oh, and unlimited Prosecco at the end of the day.

Class size

No more than 10 participants - enough so you have other people to learn from but not too many that you're lost in the crowd.

What to bring

As well as your lovely self, you'll need a laptop and charger. Once you've booked, let us know if you don't have a laptop and we can lend you one of ours.

Why learn with us?

  • 25

    interactive courses, all designed so you return to the office and get going with your new skills

  • 10k

    Webcredible alumni that you'll join, not forgetting continued support from your trainers

  • 20+

    countries across Europe, the Americas, Middle East and Asia so be part of our international family

Webcredible helps businesses innovate, grow and succeed in a digital world.

We carry out research with your customers and then design products, services and ways of working based around their needs.

Our training academy can help you do the same.

  • Venue: Purpose built for hands-on learning

  • Refreshments: Get very well fed whilst you're here

  • Community: Meet like-minded people

  • Hands-on: Activity-based learning

How to find us

Come and meet the whole team whilst you're here and hang out in our open plan office. We're right on the door step of Borough Market and The Globe Theatre.

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