Proofreading is a highly marketable skill.

Sharpen your eagle eyes. Produce error-free writing.

The "Proofreading Skill Builder Pro" online training course introduces participants to the discipline of proofreading. What is proofreading? What is the job function of a proofreader? Each video lesson, exercise and quiz reflect the essential, fundamental duties of a proofreader.

In addition to being a highly sought after skill for a variety of projects and departments, learning to proofread can also increase your employment or business prospects. Since even simple mistakes can be costly, companies strive to produce and publish error-free documents to preserve their reputation and credibility, thus creating more opportunities for proofreaders and editors.

As a result of taking this class, you will:
  • Identify and correct common writing errors.
  • Increase your grammar skills.
  • Develop marketable writing and communication skills.

Bottom-line Enrollment Objectives

Our training delivers results!

  • What will be different once you complete this training?

    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 you 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 your business success?

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

Course Curriculum

    1. Video: Proofreader Expectations

    2. Slides: Proofreader Expectations

    3. Quiz: Proofreader Expectations

    1. Video: Proofreading Tips

    2. Slides: Proofreading Tips

    3. On-screen Exercise #1

    4. Answers: On-screen #1

    5. Quiz: Proofing Tips

    1. Video: Proofreading Prep

    2. Slides: Proofreading Prep

    3. Practice: Sample Email

    1. Video: Proofreading Essentials

    2. Slides: Proofreading Essentials

    3. Warm-Up Exercise

    4. Answers: Exercise

    1. Video: Proofreading Strategies

    2. Slides: Proofreading Strategies

    3. On-screen Exercise #2

    4. Answers: On-screen #2

    5. Quiz: Sample Agenda

About this course

  • 35 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content

What You Get

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

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Discount Code

Your Instructor

“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.”--Albert Einstein

Ashan R. Hampton


Ashan R. Hampton served as an English instructor in higher education for over 20 years. She proudly cherishes the distinction of being the first African American female graduate of the Donaghey Scholars Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, under the direction of Dr. C. Earl Ramsey, Emeritus. With her doctoral studies on hold, Ashan has found success in online education. She produces and teaches original writing and grammar courses for global audiences. Outside of academics, Ashan worked for short stints in the corporate world as a technical writer, website designer, digital content coordinator, proofreader and legal editor. She is also a self-published author who has recently released multiple books on grammar, writing, proofreading and copyediting, now available on Amazon, Lulu, and other popular booksellers. All book titles and ordering information are posted on her website at: