Are you interested in copyediting?

Learn the basics in this group training class.

Are you interested in copyediting? Is it like proofreading? What do copyeditors do? Well, if any of these questions have crossed your mind, this class is for you! Practically speaking, the job of the copyeditor is much more detailed and specialized than a proofreader. However, it helps to have a basic knowledge of proofreading, because all of those skills transfer to copyediting. The online course, "Intro to Copyediting 101" is informational and practical. Get a general overview of how copyediting connects to proofreading to streamline and maximize the process of writing workplace documents.

By the end of this course, you will:
  • Understand the duties, workflow, and skill requirements for copyediting.
  • Practice the Associated Press (AP) usage style.
  • Understand the skills and tools required of copyeditors.

Course Curriculum

    1. Video: Copyediting vs. copy editing

    2. Slides: Copyediting vs. Copy editing

    3. About this Quiz

    4. Quiz: Copyediting Intro

    1. Video: Proofreading vs. Copyediting

    2. Slides: Proofreading vs. Copyediting

    3. Quiz: Proofreading vs. Copyediting

    1. Video: Job of the Copyeditor

    2. Slides: Job of the Copyeditor

    3. Text: Real-life Example

    1. Video: The Copyeditor Toolkit

    2. Slides: The Copyeditor Toolkit

    3. DQ: Assignment

    1. Video: Copyeditor Grammar

    2. Slides: Copyeditor Grammar

    3. Quiz: Copyeditor Grammar

About this course

  • 31 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

What's Inside

Business professionals or employees taking this class for training purposes have pre-determined days of access to complete the course and receive certificates, in accordance with group enrollment procedures. The instructor retains all copyright ownership for all of the materials presented in this course. Any resources not directly written by the instructor are duly noted and properly cited. Students are expected to abide by fair use laws when printing course materials. No part of this course may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.

  • Video Lessons
    Lecture Slides

  • 24/7 Access

  • Certificate of Completion

Bottom-line Enrollment Objectives

Our training delivers results!

  • What will be different once your team is trained?

    Improvements in identifying and correcting errors in their own writing. Increased ability to write with more sophisticated vocabulary, correct usage, and professionalism.

  • What will these new skills allow your team to do?

    Produce written documents faster and more efficiently with fewer errors. Proofread and correct errors before publishing and distributing emails and other workplace documents.

  • How will these new skills support the business?

    Email marketing, social media ads, blog posts--good writing persuades customers, drives sales, and increases revenue. Overall, effective communication is good for business.


  • How do you handle purchase orders, requistions or paper checks?

    We expediently send invoices complete with our EIN number to the group's contact person. Requirements for check or money order payments are included in the group enrollment packet. Classes will not open until payment is received.

  • Why is there a time limit on enrollment?

    Instead of a few hours in a one-day workshop, webinar or tutoring session, our self-paced online classes are built to deliver high quality training in a short amount of time for busy professionals.

  • Why are there no refunds?

    All enrollments are final. No refunds. Our courses have taken copious amounts of time and personal finances to build. We are confident that all of our courses deliver the exact instruction you need to improve your writing skills. You will not be disappointed!

  • When will certificates be issued?

    Certificates are immediately auto-generated when the course is 100% complete and can be downloaded or shared to LinkedIn from the student dashboard. If the certificate is missing at the end of the class, contact the Director.

  • How can I contact you directly?

    Ashan R. Hampton, Director
    Onyx Online Education, LLC
    8509 W. Markham St. #56835
    Little Rock, AR 72205
    Phone: 901-264-9409

Group Pricing Options

Price per person. Contact the Director for group payment procedures.