Proofreading is a highly marketable skill.

Upgrade your workplace writing skills!

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.

Proofreading Power Training
If you are interested in becoming a freelance proofreader, and want to take the full training class, visit the website at: www.startproofreadingnow.com.

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
    Quizzes

  • 3-day, 24/7 Access

  • Certificate of Completion

  • Easy Payment via PayPal or Stripe (which also includes Alipay, Bancontact, EPS, WeChat Pay, giropay, iDEAL, Multibanco, SOFORT, and P24).

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

    • Welcome!

    • Viewing the Lessons

    • Video: Downloading Materials

  • 2

    Proofreader Expectations

    • Video: Proofreader Expectations

    • Slides: Proofreader Expectations

    • Quiz: Proofreader Expectations

  • 3

    Grammar Quiz

    • Quiz: Grammar

    • Text: Your Grammar Toolkit

  • 4

    Proofreading Tips

    • Video: Proofreading Tips

    • Slides: Proofreading Tips

    • On-screen Exercise #1

    • Answers: On-screen #1

    • Quiz: Proofing Tips

  • 5

    Proofreading Prep

    • Video: Proofreading Prep

    • Slides: Proofreading Prep

    • Practice: Sample Email

  • 6

    Proofreading Strategies

    • Video: Proofreading Strategies

    • Slides: Proofreading Strategies

    • On-screen Exercise #2

    • Answers: On-screen #2

    • Quiz: Sample Agenda

  • 7

    Proofreading Marks

    • Video: Proofreading Marks

    • Slides: Proofreading Marks

    • Quiz: Proofing Marks

  • 8

    Proofreading Business Scenario

    • Business Scenario

    • Quiz: Business Scenario

  • 9

    Before You Finish

    • About the Proofreading Quiz

    • Proofreading Quiz

    • Your Certificate

    • Proofreading Books

    • Grammar Books

    • Course Review

FAQs

  • 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 students and busy professionals.

  • Why are there no refunds?

    All enrollments are final. No refunds. Our courses have taken copious amounts of time, soul energy, 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?

    When students have completed ALL lessons, they will receive a certificate within 24-48 hours after finishing the class, not to exceed 7 days after class completion, depending on holidays and high class volumes. Certificates will be sent to the student email submitted during the registration process or to the group contact person.

Pricing per Person

Business or group enrollments might require additional fees. Contact us about pricing.

Your Instructor

Ashan R. Hampton

Instructor Bio

Ashan R. Hampton has worked as an English instructor in higher education for over 20 years. She is a proud graduate of the Donaghey Scholars Program 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: www.arhampton.com.