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Webediting level 4 diploma

An effective webediting course for individuals and businesses

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Course overview

Our webediting course equips you with the technical and non-technical skills you need to find work or launch your own freelance business.

As well as helping many individuals become successful webeditors, this course has also been used to train staff from some of the UK’s leading organisations, including The Open University, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and The British Council.

Webediting is a specialised and highly in-demand skill. With the right training, you could become a confident and proficient webeditor able to polish text until it sparkles!

Our webediting course is open to anyone, even complete beginners.

Accreditation logosIt is particularly suitable if you are:

  • A working writer, editor or journalist looking to update your skills.
  • A career changer or someone seeking satisfying part-time work.
  • A budding blogger or entrepreneur who wants to create attractive and effective webpages.
  • Someone who wants to learn more about working on the web.

Starting with the basics, we teach you all you need to know. We also offer unlimited tutor support throughout.

We have an excellent track record in helping our webediting learners find work, set up as successful freelancers and apply new skills to their current roles.

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What will I learn?

Our comprehensive webediting course will teach you how to:

  • Deliver copy which is clear, readable and optimised for search engines.
  • Work to client briefs and adhere to style guides.
  • Build webpages which are simple to navigate and attract lots of monthly visitors.
  • Master the main webediting software packages, including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and JavaScript.

You will benefit from unlimited tutor support from Ian Campbell, who is a professional editor and journalist. He will help you every step of the way.

He will also give you personal feedback on every assignment, answer your questions and provide expert careers guidance, so you get the very best out of the course.

When you graduate, you will receive the ABC Awards level 4 diploma in webediting. It proves you are a qualified webeditor. ABC Awards is regulated by Ofqual.


Our webediting course has been independently endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. So, when you finish, you will receive the ABC Awards level 4 diploma in webediting, and a learner unit summary. This lists the subjects you have studied.

The ABC diploma guarantees that you have been assessed at level 4 standards, and are competent to practise. ABC Awards is a leading national awarding body, and is regulated by Ofqual.

In addition, you will receive the fully accredited CMP diploma in webediting, which is recognised in the UK and beyond. It proves you are a qualified webeditor.

These awards will equip you to apply for webediting jobs, learn new skills to use at work or find freelance work.

Webediting course tutor: Ian Campbell

Editor | subeditor | journalist

As a webediting course learner, you will work 1-2-1 with Ian Campbell, who is a professional webeditor and journalist with more than 25 years’ experience.

Ian has worked for Daily Post, and the Manchester Evening News, as a page designer and subeditor. He also used to edit a local newspaper and website within the M.E.N. Media group.

He will mentor you, mark your assignments, and give you expert advice.

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Webediting course subjects

This vocational course covers every aspect of webediting. Each lesson includes a practical assignment, based on real-world webediting.

Every assignment is personally marked and graded by your tutor, so you’ll receive expert feedback on your progress.

Who is this course for?

Our webediting course is suitable for over-16s of all abilities.

We regularly work with:

  • Beginners who want to become professional webeditors.
  • People who need to work accurately, as part of their job roles.
  • Businesses of all sizes.
  • Website and blog owners who need to check their own content.
  • Freelance writers who need to produce error-free copy.
  • Existing webeditors looking to refresh or upgrade their current skills.

We have an excellent reputation working with disabled learners, and people who are housebound or terminally ill.

Access to our resources library

You will have free and unlimited access to our extensive resources library. It contains downloadable podcasts, videos, ebooks and tips files to help your career.

This is in addition to your comprehensive course materials and tutor support.

International students

You can study this online course wherever you live. We have students in more than 100 countries. And you can trust us, as we are accredited by two international accrediting bodies:

Both organisations promote excellence in worldwide online study, so international students can verify our quality before they enrol.


Accreditation and quality

We comply with the very highest external standards. We are:

Each organisation has its own standards, code of practice and complaints procedure, so you can enrol with complete confidence.

CMP Charter Mark

The Charter Mark is our benchmark of educational quality. We award it to graduates who have also demonstrated they can work professionally in the online environment.

The Charter Mark gives employers the confidence that candidates applying for jobs or freelance work have received accredited training and independent assessment. And it gives learners credibility in the competitive world of webediting.

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