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Proof Reading Training Course

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Proof Reading Training Courses at Midlands Training Limited take place frequently in Cradley, West Midlands

You can reach us by telephone on 01384 441144 and ask for Jennifer or Mary: or if you prefer to ask for information by email Please click here.

Courses are are available most weeks and please ask for your preferred date.

This course is designed to provide delegates with techniques of good Proof Reading and the skills needed for putting it into practice.  Delegates will learn techniques to enable them to get the best out of these vitally important skills:

·         The role of the Proof Reader 

o        The importance of proofreading

o        Differences  between proofreading and editing - focusing on accuracy

o        The qualities needed to become a good proof reader

·         On Screen or on Paper? 

o        How software can help

o        Spell checkers and grammar checkers - their benefits and limitations

o        The advantages of proofreading on paper

·         Techniques and Tools 

o        Do It In Style

o        Making Your Mark

o        Asking Questions

o        Working in Bite Sized Pieces

·         Rules of Proof Reading 

o        Remembering the Golden Rule

o        When you should make a change and when to leave alone

o        When to issue a query

·         The Need For Consistency 

o        Style

o        Spelling

o        Numbers and dates

o        Capitals and abbreviations

o        Use of Italics and bold

o        Quotations

·         Dealing with details 

o        Facts and figures

o        Tables, diagrams and graphs

o        Cross-references


·         Finding Errors 

o        Tips and techniques

o        Things to look for - common errors

o        Troublesome words

·         The importance of Grammar and punctuation 

o        Why they are important

o        A guide to grammar

o        Punctuation - revision of the rules

o        Developing your own confidence and concentrating on accuracy


Exercises and feedback

Recent Testimonials:

"The Proof Reading Course was excellent - the art of Proofreading has given me a superb base on which to found my new career. In answer to the question - what will I do differently as a result - EVERYTHING!!!Louise H

"I am so grateful to you for your Proofreading Training Course and Advice. At the time I realized that it was excellent, and it was! It gave me all the tools I needed and the course material is like a "bible"! A year on all I can say is thank you so much - and it was lovely to meet you!" R James

"I enjoyed the whole course - all of it!! It was exceptionally interesting, and despite being new to the subject, I never felt out of my depth. I especially liked the way the training was delivered" RJ

"It has given me more confidence to start up in Freelance Proof Reading!PW"

"A highly motivating course and I liked the relaxed atmosphere and patience of the Trainer" CF

 For first class training for your Proof Reading Course call Midlands Training now and speak to Jennifer or Mary on 01384 441144

Midlands Training Ltd
Midlands Business Centre Ltd

Cradley Enterprise Centre, Maypole Fields, Cradley, Halesowen, B63 2QB

email - training@midlandstraining.com

Telephone 01384 441144 

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