Master professional proofreading skills for both print and digital media.
Learn to spot and correct common mistakes that can ruin good copy.
JOURNALISM EXPERTS | WRITING TRAINING | LONDON LOCATION | SMALL COURSE SIZES
What Do People Think About Our Courses?
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"Friendly staff, good food, nice vibe"
"Easy to find and very friendly"
"The course was clear and fun"
"Very thorough, good resources, great lunch"
"everything was great thanks. "
"Teaching, small group activities, resources, facilities, food, "
"Breaking apart the theory with exercises."
"The teacher was really good and I learned a lot today!"
"Format was social and engaging. Helen was very good and approachable. This course has been useful and given me food for thought."
"Very very knowledgeable about all aspects and very helpful"
"Course was good "
"Great customer service, the staff are always so friendly. The tutor has great knowledge and they're always willing to answer any questions."
"This was my first time attending a course at the establishment and I couldn't be any more impressed. The environment was lovely and the centre team were so polite and welcoming. I would very much recommend this to anyone else and I really look forward to an opportunity to attend more courses here in the future."
"Environment, training, food"
"Really clear teacher"
"Lunch, professional feel while being laid back, not being criticizing, including everyone in the group, LOTS of examples."
"There were plenty of exercises, which was helpful. Going through answers in the group provided some interesting discussion points, and flagged up some areas people commonly have problems with - I'll keep an eye out for them when I proofread!"
"All good thanks"
"Course was very interesting"
"Course leader very knowlegeable and approachable. Always giving explanations of points."
"The general presentation skills were great"
"Knowledgeable and approachable "
"Clear and engaging trainer, relevant and useful information, nice food, nice environment."
"Very informative and knowledgeable regarding grammar etc"
"Time schedule, topics that were covered, individual examples provided, lovely trainer"
"Good overall summary, grammar advice, etc. Nice learning environment. Mixed, healthy lunch options."
"Great lunch and facilities "
"Making everyone feel comfortable. Delivering good quality training."
"Creating a good atmosphere, good knowledge of subject matter."
"The small amount of attendees in the course meant the class was more interactable and personal which was good. "
"Very clear and not too rushed"
"Clear and concise instruction "
"The teacher and course was practical and specific"
"The course was very engaging and interactive as well educational. I will be coming back for more training. "
"Kept my interest throughout the day and learnt lots of really useful things that I will take with me into my work. "
"I found the whole course incredibly helpful and I will definitely be using many of the tips and hints I learned today in my daily work. I would really like to develop more and take a grammar course. "
"Providing info in an engaging way, plenty of refreshments"
"Building up levels of difficulty throughout the day"
"Being approachable. Felt comfortable to ask questions"
"Patsy was very enthusiastic and very knowledge for every question that we asked her."
"Very good introduction/refresher to a bunch of proofreading concepts. Would recommend for my team "
"Friendly environment and trainer was very helpful"
"Good examples, trainer moved at a good pace."
"Food was excellent and nice environment"
"Friendly atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable trainer"
"The size of the class is great, great for discussions and debates. The environment (building + staff were super friendly). Piers was very knowledgeable and clearly passionate about the issue!"
"Good balance of trainer explaining, discussion with the group, and independent exercises."
"Everything was great :)"
"Lovely trainer, very useful grammar and punctuation referesh "
"top tips, explanations, hospitality "
"Trainer was very knowledgeable and deeply explained sentence structure... Wish we had her when I was at school!"
"well timed breaks, interesting content"
"Instructor was knowledgeable and engaging, refreshments were always readily available, facilities were clean and modern."
"Very informative and very friendly/comfortable enviroment"
"Very engaging and friendly trainer with vast knowledge and experience. Great course materials and very useful lessons. Excellent food. Great facilities. "
"everything was great - lovely facilities and people and great learning environment. Really enjoyed it"
"Great space. facilities. Small classes "
"good basic knowledge and salient points of proofreading, clean room, good computers, small groups"
"FOOD WAS EXCELLENT!"
"The organisation, the handouts, the clarity of information, the friendliness of the instructor, and much more. "
"Everything. I had a lovely day and learnt a lot. Thoroughly enjoyed it!"
"It was very organised and hands-on which made it easy to retain the information. Class size was also good which made it easier to have valuable discussions"
"Piers answered all our questions with thought and good humour. "
"Trainer was excellent and nice building too"
"really informative - learnt a lot "
"The course instructor was very knowledgeable. It was a really useful course and I feel confident applying the techniques learnt."
"Everything - quick communication, great and easy location and fantastic trainer"
"Food and drink was great and the breaks were well spaced. Facilities were lovely. My course itself was well organised and the trainer was knowledgable and very well prepared. It was an enjoyable and useful day. Many thanks all."
"Good at explaining, very helpful "
"The trainer was very knowledgable. The course will definitely make a difference to my work. Thank you "
"Excellent course content. Engaging course, on which I learnt a lot."
"Very knowledgeable trainer, very engaging with good examples. Small class size. Great lunch and facilities."
"course structure, examples, explanations, the food! instructions on getting here, general communication."
"Great space, friendly, approachable - top marks."
"Like the small classes, tutor was great - very knowledgeable, good mix of theory and practical"
"Everything was excellent! Great hospitality and an interesting course. Thanks!"
"Great biscuits and knowledgeable tutor."
"It was great! Learned a lot. "
"well structured course, very approachable trainer, nice facilities"
"Giving examples & interacting with the group given there experiences they have encountered. "
"Really good trainer with good knowledge and experience and small group size. "
"Having such an experienced trainer, with a wealth of experience in editing and journalism, with a lovely manner, making everyone feel valued and welcome, lots of tips and the a very positive enviornment"
"A warm, welcoming atmosphere, good lunch and other snacks too."
"Very useful session. Trainer helped explain a lot of things, and I shall hopefully put it all into practice."
"Giving examples and alternatives. Good to learn more than one answer for certain situations. "
"explaining the content of the course clearly, making sure everything is understood"
"Open space, friendly atmosphere. Nice small class size."
"Clear with good tasks, I enjoyed the relaxed and discursive nature of the course"
"Being adaptive to various working practices, industries and proofreading requirements. Interesting examples used throughout the course kept it very interesting. "
"Very flexible around my needs from start to finish. "
"Really great, friendly and approachable trainer who was happy to answer any questions"
"Very friendly and very knowledgeable, and answered every question that we asked. Would definitely do another course here."
"Good general overview course. Plenty of information. Interesting and fun. Instructor was very knowledgeable."
"It was all really relevant. All the basics were covered and I really enjoyed myself! Food was great."
"Covering a lot of information in a short session. The course being interactive with exercises throughout the day really helped the learning. "
"Breaking down the complex English language. Highlighting that more than one way is correct. Facilities were good."
"I liked that it was small groups with opportunity to ask lots of questions. A lot of good examples to help understand the subject. Breaks are a great idea. Love that there was refreshments. Lovely trainer!"
"Really good examples used during the course, trainer was immensely helpful in making the course relevant to asset management "
"Fantastic lunch, great space, lovely people"
"Very helpful. Having the course in such a small group made it really engaging and I got a lot out of it. "
"High quality expertise and lovely environment. "
"Good environment, small groups, great location easy interactive coursework "
"Thorough exercises and practice. Clear and concise explanation of rules of grammar and punctuation. "
"lunch was great"
"Very helpful and experienced! "
"Well organised day, and the course was well structured."
"Very good knowledge of proofing and good examples of uses of grammar, punctuation etc. "
"Clear examples and covered just about all relevant points."
"Relevant examples with lots of practical exercises, presented by an experienced trainer"
"Friendly trainer and staff .Very knowledgeable and I have learned many new skills"
"This was an amazing experience and extremely worth while with lots of good tips to take away with me to use in my work life. The office setup was exceptional, lunch was delicious and the trainer was very knowledgeable and extremely good at getting everything across in a easy to understand way. Thank you "
"Great small class sizes allow good interaction with the trainer. Good after course support. Great lunch. "
"welcoming, removed fear of 'getting it wrong' or asking questions"
"Communication & organisation. Quality of trainer & course was excellent."
"The course was brilliant. It was clear with good examples and a knowledgeable instructor. I was very happy with the course and would advise anyone to go on it. I feel like I've learnt so much from the day and can bring it all back to the work place. "
"Really great day - trainer was super, really interesting and knew her stuff. good activities/exercises. "
"I think the course was great, very interactive. Good at holding our attention and making us think! (sorry)"
"trainer was very friendly and approachable. They had a good connection with the room creating an easy and open learning environment. thank you "
"Everything was really well handled. I didn't know there was 6 months ongoing support, this is a nice surprise and could have been clearer when booking. "
"It was very helpful being able to attempt & practice what I was being taught at the time of learning. The provision of a Proof Correction Marks Sheet & a Grammar Sheet is a helpful idea."
"Piers is an extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic and warm teacher. Always reiterating key points throughout the day, he really gave everyone a confidence boost in Proofreading. Thank you "
"Clear and interesting session."
"The delivery was engaging. I found it helpful to work through practical examples "
"Nice, relaxed environment, great location, small class sizes, well structured and covered a fair bit."
"Good clear examples - liked how we broke up the demonstrations with practicing so felt like I got some really useful skills out of it, instead of just talking."
"Everything. Welcome was warm and accommodating and class was small so absorbed a lot. Great refreshments and lovely setting. Would definitely recommend and would love to come to more courses."
"Patsy was really knowledgable, friendly and a fab trainer. She made us feel like we could ask questions at any time (which we did) and we knew we would be able to get a really detailed answer. She was really easy to get on with and I really liked the fact that we were such a small group. It meant we could get really personalised training today. Loved the venue and the super delicious food. Staff were really friendly too. Thanks!"
"Well communicated and structured course."
"Really friendly, offered my bike space inside rather than on the street. Patsy was really engaged and engaging. "
"The course was excellent. I expected it to be quite dry but the content was really useful. The handouts and worksheets were fantastic and put what we'd been taught into practice. I thoroughly enjoyed the day and found the intimacy of the session useful in allowing all questions to be asked. "
"The course was great and informative, motivational tutor, great location / environment and food was amazing!"
"Interactive with good examples"
"Providing the short breaks meant I was able to keep up my focus throughout and gave opportunities to chat with others. My dietary requirements were catered for. "
"Trainer was very knowledgeable, approachable, and responsive. I was very impressed. I have a good overview and am pleased there are plenty of online resources/course notes to take away."
"Great friendly staff. Really useful information. I felt like Patsy has really widened my knowledge on the english language and common mistakes when proofreading. She gave relevant examples and exercises to complete."
"Really enjoyable day. the staff are very welcoming and the atmosphere at the training centre is great. Friendly team and brilliant lunch and refreshments. Thanks! "
"Great teacher! "
"The whole day was just excellent. Friendly welcome, great facilities, knowledgeable and interactive trainer, fabulous lunch and refreshments. I would definitely recommend."
"Patsy had lots of great examples and exercises to do to test our knowledge and what we had been learning which I found really useful."
"Great handouts, very helpful and approachable tutor, lovely food and friendly, helpful staff. I feel like more of an expert now - thank you!"