Editing and proofreading
Last updated: 07 Oct 2016
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Suitable for: APS 4-EL 2
Duration: 1-day workshop
Venue: APS Learning Centre, Canberra
Price: $675.00 (excl. GST)
Dates: 5 March 2018 (Canberra), 17 May 2018 (Canberra)
Registration: Online Registration Service
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This is a highly interactive course on editing and proofing of written text for APS 4 - EL 2 levels. It includes writing skills, editing and proofing methods. You will be able to enhance documents for correctness and clarity.
Participants should bring two current samples of writing when they attend. These may be emails, briefs, reports, or other writing from the workplace. Editing practice can be applied directly to their own work. All writing remains confidential and will not be shared or discussed.
- Understand the writing process and the importance of writing with purpose and a reader focus.
- Identify and correct grammatical, spelling and punctuation errors.
- Edit content for style and tone appropriate for the purpose and reader and in line with guidelines and protocols.
- Apply a reader's point of view to develop clear and concise written material.
- One-day workshop.