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Cosensa Learning & Development Ltd

Better Proof Reading

Cosensa Learning & Development Ltd
In Edinburgh ()

£ 101-200
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Typology Training
Level Advanced
Duration 1 Day
  • Training
  • Advanced
  • Duration:
    1 Day
Description

This programme emphasises the importance of consistency and corporate style as well as enhancing your ability to spot mistakes. A module within this half-day course is dedicated to refreshing knowledge on spelling, grammar and punctuation and identifying the common mistakes that arise from a poor grasp of these elements.

This course on professional written communication is important for everyone, however this course will be especially beneficial for managers and directors responsible for reporting important information, as well as anyone else whose role involves their communicating information into the public domain.

Delegates will enjoy a lively and stimulating day involving several group discussions and exercises. Individual feedback will be provided for each delegate, helping you become an expert error-spotter. All delegates who successfully complete this course will recieve a certificate of attendance.

The trainer for this course is highly qualified and has spent many years delivering courses business, report writing and effective proof reading skills. Trainer was previously employed by the UK's largest training organisation before joining Cosensa Learning and Development as one of its principal trainers.

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What you'll learn on the course

Role of Proofreader
Revising
Tips and Techniques
Raising a Query
Maintaining Corporate Style
Grammar
Punctuation
Standard Symbols
Accuracy
Confidence

Teachers and trainers (1)

Margaret Pentland
Margaret Pentland
Senior Consultant

Course programme

Course Content:

This programme emphasises the importance of consistency and corporate style as well as enhancing your ability to spot mistakes. A module within this half-day course is dedicated to refreshing knowledge on spelling, grammar and punctuation and identifying the common mistakes that arise from a poor grasp of these elements, and the effect this can have on your organisation's professional identity.

Anyone who has responsibility for checking and correcting documents, including press releases and web pages will find this course immensely beneficial. This highly interactive programme will help to improve your speed, accuracy and confidence. You will be trained by an extremely experienced tutor and you will learn the techniques used by professionals to enable you to work to the very highest standards.

This course includes:

- The role of the proofreader

- The difference between screen and paper

- Tips and techniques

- When to intervene

- When you should raise a query

- Developing consistency and maintaining corporate style

- Common errors to look out for

- Understanding grammar and punctuation

- Using standard symbols

- Developing accuracy and confidence


Additional information

Payment options: Prices start from £185+VAT per delegate. Please note multiple Booking Discounts are available when you book 2 or more delegates onto this course.

These work out as follows: -

2 delegates = 10% discount
3 delegates = 15% discount
4 delegates = 20% discount
5 delegates = 25% discount
6 delegates or more = 30% discount (maximum discount available)


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