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The course definitely met my expectations. It was very thorough and informative. The tutorial support was excellent too.

The course content was appropriate and easy to follow. I feel I learned enough from the course to eventually embark on a new career in proofreading.

A distance learning course student
Michelle Hagger

I want to become a copywriter for a magazine company, so I used this course to help me on my way to achieve this.

The course was excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot. The tutorial support was excellent, and the course content was thorough and informative.

The course was great, it went above and beyond expectations. I learned a lot more than I thought I already knew!

The support was brilliant. Very helpful tutors and great feedback after every lesson and assignment. The content was great as well.

A distance learning course student
Louise Souter

I am a freelance translator and felt that a copywriting course would help me improve my translations. The course covered a wide range of topics and involved a good mix of exercises. The tutor support was very prompt and thorough.

The course exceeded my expectations with the level of detail it went into and the amount of support that was available to me.

My tutor Julian was brilliant! I always received a prompt response to my queries and assignments. He ensured the feedback was detailed so I learned from mistakes and further my knowledge.

A distance learning course student
Melanie Marti

The course met all of my expectations. The response times were really good and lots more support than I was expecting, which was great.

The course content was good. I mostly learned how to write for different platforms for a good response which is awesome in a very social media driven age.

I thought the course was great. The tutorial support was good, assignments were marked promptly and advice was forthcoming if required.

The course gave me an introduction to the world of proofreading and copyediting which is exactly what I wanted. It has given me the confidence to embark on some freelance work.

The course gave me the technical side of SEO writing, which is all new to me.

My tutor was really good. I wouldn't have been this confident in completing the course, if it wasn't for her. It was great working with her. The course content is ample to introduce someone to this field.

Being the daughter of a journalist I am dismayed at the number of errors I spot in newspapers, periodicals, magazines etc. So I looked to enrol on a proofreading course.

The course was excellent. Very self-explanatory. I now feel confident to seek employment in this field.

The course was varied and challenging and gave a comprehensive overview of all aspects of journalism. It’s definitely given me the confidence to get writing and not be afraid to approach and pitch my work.

The marked assignments were always returned promptly with constructive feedback. The content was good quality and thorough.

A distance learning course student
Leila Martin

The scope of the course and a wide range of areas covered helped me learn to adapt my writing.

It was really helpful to have the option to ask questions about the assignments. I always got a prompt reply. The feedback was constructive and my writing improved as a result. The lessons were clear but comprehensive and had lots of relevant information.

I was looking to supplement my income and have always enjoyed proofreading, so I looked for a course. I wanted a portable job as I tend to travel a lot.

I enjoyed the course much more than anticipated. There was wonderful support with a quick turn-around for messages and grading. The content was very thorough.

I learned not only how to how to improve the website for our school. I also learned how to continue to ask questions and find the answers online. Enabling me to become an ongoing, autonomous online learner is the most important contribution that this course has made to my life.

Honestly, I cannot think of any way to make this exceptional learning experience better than it was for me.

A distance learning course student
Isabelle Sudron

The course exceeded my expectations. There were lots of clear explanations, relevant examples and practical advice.

My tutor, Justine, was fantastic! She gave me genuinely supportive, helpful feedback on my work. The course content was easy to understand, engaging and included useful examples.

I have really enjoyed completing the course and look forward to applying what I’ve learnt to my future journalism career.

The tutorial support was excellent and the feedback really helped me improve my overall confidence.

A distance learning course student
Diane Gibling

The course definitely exceeded my expectations, it was very informative and detailed. Justine Holman was extremely helpful, her positive marking and comments allowed me to understand instantly where I had made a mistake and why I had made it and how best to correct it.

The course has given me a greater understanding about how to write for different media and the different styles of writing I will need.

A distance learning course student
Emily Quinn

This was a very thorough course covering a lot of bases. Very pleased! My tutor, Justine, has been incredible. I was given so much encouragement and constructive feedback which really boosted my confidence.

The content was interesting, informative and taught me so much I didn't know already!

I have to read and edit various documents in my business so I decided to take it a stage further and offer my services to others.

The course content was good. Practically focussed and interesting. Tutorial support was excellent - very engaged with my progress. Great feedback.

Lesley Mager: self-publishing course

I had no idea how to get my book published and this course took me to a finished product. I learnt the excitement and the sheer joy when you see your own book for sale on Amazon. Elation is the only way to describe it. Jennie Harborth, my tutor, was encouraging and supportive and her expertise was greatly needed. Problems were sorted and I am now a published author thanks to her and this course.

The course gave me a lot of information about the technicalities of proofreading and useful advice for future work in this area, which is what I wanted.

The course content was thorough and useful. The lessons were all well-structured and of a suitable length. I found it very useful.

A distance learning course student
Elizabeth Frost

The course was very helpful. Justine Holman answered questions promptly and gave useful, constructive feedback on the assignments.

It covered a wide range of subjects in a lot of detail. I learnt to make sure the aim of the copy was clear before beginning to write it. I also learnt how to order the information within a piece of copy to ensure maximum impact and to use words economically.

I wanted to change my career path. My expectations were highly exceeded! The support was fantastic. The content was easy to understand and enlightening.

I learnt the ins and outs of proofreading and the most effective way of editing.

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