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Proofreading Diploma Level 4

Proofreading Diploma Level 4 Course

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This course will take roughly 240 hours to complete.

A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain the confidence required within a certain subject without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life. You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future.

Course Description

If you want to develop your knowledge of proofreading so that you can embark on a rewarding career or you are already working in a related field and want to improve your career prospects, then this is the course for you.

Proofreaders check written text after it has been edited and before it is printed or published, providing a final quality check to make sure that nothing has been missed by the copy editor. In this job you will need to be accurate and pay close attention to detail.

As a freelance proofreader, you would usually work from home and arrange your own hours, based on the amount of work you have.

With an employer you would typically work 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, but extra hours may be needed to meet deadlines.

The Proofreading Diploma course materials also include Appendix I, a glossary of grammatical terms; Appendix II, a list of standard symbols used in proofreading; and a Bibliography listing helpful references, including relevant websites.

What can you do with Proofreading Level 4

You could find work in-house for an employer. As an experienced proofreader, you could build up your reputation as a specialist in a particular field, or approach publishing companies for work.

You could become a member of a professional body like the SfEP, Women in Publishing or the Publishers' Association, which could improve your career prospects.

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For the Proofreasing Level 4 course you will cover the following content:-

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Grammar Review I: Nouns and Pronouns
  • Chapter 3: Grammar II: Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs and Prepositions
  • Chapter 4: Grammar Review III: Clauses and Sentences
  • Chapter 5: Punctuation
  • Chapter 6: Common Problems at the Word Level
  • Chapter 7: Common Problems at the Phrase or Clause Level
  • Chapter 8: Working or Preparing A Style Sheet
  • Conclusion

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this home study course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy.

You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


You must successfully complete a series of assignments. Once all assignments and activities have been completed satisfactorily, you will then be awarded your certificate. The good news is, there is no final exam.

Awarding Organisation

NCFE - An Awarding Organisation nationally recognised by the qualification regulators for each country in the United Kingdom

This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by the publisher which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual's Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

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