Copyediting and Proofreading certification course

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Bangalore: June 9 - June 17, 2017 (28 hours, Fridays & Saturdays)

Course fees: Rs. 14,000/- NOW Rs. 10,000 only + (ST 15%)

Course Description

If you are a fresher contemplating to take the plunge into the corporate world or looking for a change in your career and you have a fair amount of writing skills, this course will help you to hone your skills in basic grammar and learn copy editing skills.

This in-depth copy editing professional certificate course will make you industry ready and an enviable candidate for MNCs and publishing houses who look for candidates with ample knowledge in copy editing before they hire.

You can also take up jobs in the newspaper industry, magazines, and small businesses. If you do not want to take up a full time job, this course will be most ideal for you to project yourself as a freelancer.

Our copy editing program consists of a series of dedicated modules covering copy editing fundamentals. Towards the end of the course participants will be able to

Review grammar, spelling, punctuation, style, and readability
Research and verify facts
Spot typographical errors
Editing for style and language
Express ideas clearly and logically while adhering to editorial policy
Preserve the original writer's voice throughout the copy-revision process
Who can apply?

The copy editing program is intended for professionals at all levels in such fields as publishing, journalism, marketing, management, education, and the sciences. Individuals interested in developing specific copy editing skills or updating their abilities to produce professionally written documents in any industry will benefit from the program’s detail-driven approach to copyediting.


Participants must be a graduate in any stream and knowledge of basic english grammar is essential.

Course Modules

Module 1 - Refine your grammar skills

Parts of speech- Noun, pronoun, adjective, verb and its forms, preposition, conjunction, adverb
Phrases and clauses
Module 2 - Proofreading

Editing for style- Elements of style including spelling, capitalization, abbreviations, and numbers
Punctuation for professionals- Commas, colons, quotation marks, ellipses, and dashes.
Proofreading marks
Tools for exploring the required information
Standard Proofreading
Comparison proofing
Module 3 - Copy editing

Difference between copy editing and proofreading
Preparing Style Sheets
Editing skills- Editing for Conciseness and for bias-free language
Types of editing - Light editing, Substantive editing, Technical editing
Referencing styles- APA, Chicago , Harvard, MLA,Vancouver

The candidate’s performance will be evaluated at the end of each module and successful candidates will be awarded with professional certification in proofreading and copyediting at the end of respective course. Rehoboth Academic Services is an autonomous institute and is not affiliated to any university.

Career in Editing

Publishing companies
Print industries (newspapers and magazines)
Content writers/ editors
Web content developer/ editor
How to Apply

Interested candidates can contact Dr A. Ganasoundari at Rehoboth Academic Services , above Iyengar Bakery, 3rd floor, #45, Old Race Course Road, Austin Town, Bangalore - 560 047, Phone number: +91- 9731988227. E-mail address:

Why choose us?

Guaranteed satisfaction
High academic standards
Highly experienced Trainer
Job oriented
Enjoyable learning experience

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Contact Information


Rehoboth Academic Services 45, Orc Road, Austin Town, Bangalore - 560047