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Proofreading Intro Training Course Reviews

It can be difficult finding the best Proofreading Intro training course.
Check out our amazing client reviews from recently attending learners.

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"Piers was excellent, I learned a lot, he helped so much and was always welcoming to answering questions - thank you!"
Microbiology Society
  • 13th June - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was so knowledgeable about proof reading and about the English language. He really understood what the individuals in the room wanted to get out of the session too. Total pro and a really nice guy."
Motability Foundation
  • 13th June - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"It was great to hear some different perspectives on the course. I also appreciated the trainers use of content and the time they took to go through everything, making sure it all made sense."
King's Health Partners
  • 19th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Nathan


"Giving a good structure and environment for learning"
Elaine Martini
  • 19th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Nathan


"Providing really good examples to the sections we were learning. Allowing a good amount of time to practise what we have learnt. After the course, we get the notes sent through to use (very handy)."
Stanton Williams
  • 19th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Nathan


"I really found the course helpful at thinking about proofreading at a more in-depth level"
Greater London Authority
  • 19th March - Online
  • Expert - Nathan


"Explaining in a clear and easy to understand way."
BearingNet
  • 23rd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Creating a relaxed environment where I could express myself"
House Of Commons
  • 23rd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Making things clear, listening, and creating a great environment in which everyone felt comfortable sharing and contributing"
Queen Mary, University Of London
  • 23rd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Rosie was brilliant, I hugely enjoyed the course and would happily have done a week-long course with her on proofreading. It was so interesting and informative, easily the best course I've ever been on. Please pass on my thanks to Rosie. (I've edited this comment about four times having all the knowledge she has imparted swimming around in my head!)"
Queen Mary University Of London
  • 16th November - Online
  • Expert - Rosie


"Piers was a very engaging and knowledgeable trainer. Course material was relevant and extremely useful to put theory into practise."
Fire Protection Association
  • 18th May - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Great teacher, delicious lunch, and such a great place to be and learn!"
Oxford Bus Company
  • 21st April - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Everything was great - the venue was inviting, people were friendly, inclusive food/drink options and extremely knowledgeable trainers. Thanks so much."
Travelers
  • 22nd February - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Great session and examples. Helpful resources and tips."
RCN
  • 6th October - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Approachable and knowledgeable trainer, great resources and a delicious lunch."
House Of Commons
  • 6th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"The course was very informative, and the learning environment was excellent. Facilities, lunch and building was lovely."
Cherry
  • 6th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Piers Ford was an amazing tutor, he detailed examples toward my place of work. He understood the 'in house style' and has left me feeling positive about areas I have previously struggled in and not had the confidence to ask about. I cannot recommend Piers enough, he was an absolute pleasure to learn from."
Judicial College
  • 21st April - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Lovely lunch as always. Very helpful staff and trainer."
Schroders
  • 11th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Friendly and welcoming. A really lovely back in-person experience."
House Of Lords
  • 15th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Providing a very good course and trainer and excellent facilities."
House Of Commons
  • 15th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Checking that we had the correct apps before hand (Zoom for example) It was very useful and efficient."
NEU
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was so clear and effective in communicating ideas and views and concepts. I really enjoyed the fact Piers took the time to ensure each member of the group were involved and engaged with the exercises. I have learnt so much and feel that I can use everything I have learnt to use in my role. Thanks so much to Pier!"
Queen Mary Legal Advice Centrew
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Friendly but structured tutoring, good amount of breaks for the right amount of time, balanced feedback required from everyone, house rules set out but not too strict, helpful documents shared to all."
Stanton Williams
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Trainer was engaging and enthusiastic. Good balance between theory and practical."
National Education Union
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was a great teacher. Very good at explaining and offering personalised suggestions to each person."
Camerados
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was very knowledgeable and explained things clearly, with lots of useful tips"
Utopia
  • 11th January - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"The exercises delivered by the trainer was good!"
Zund UK
  • 11th January - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Good breaks throughout, really nice lunch, felt very safe and as though the day was well organised. Very knowledgeable trainer so this was so helpful."
TJX Europe
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Very friendly staff and excellent trainers"
National Crime Agency
  • 30th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"The trainers was extremely knowledgeable and provided lots of practical tools for us to take away to improve our proofreading processes. The examples used were all relevant to our content. Rosie created a nice, relaxed atmosphere and made learning about spelling, punctuation and grammar fun. Thank you!"
NCA
  • 30th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Engaging trainer. Somehow made proof reading interesting. Thank you!"
National Crime Agency
  • 30th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Really enjoyed the course. Good mixture of information, examples and activities to practice."
National Crime Agency
  • 30th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Very thorough, good resources, great lunch"
Kew Gardens
  • 10th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Teaching, small group activities, resources, facilities, food,"
Skill Pill
  • 10th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Breaking apart the theory with exercises."
Skill Pill
  • 10th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"The teacher was really good and I learned a lot today!"
National Lottery Community Fund
  • 10th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Format was social and engaging. Helen was very good and approachable. This course has been useful and given me food for thought."
House Of Lords
  • 10th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Very very knowledgeable about all aspects and very helpful"
UK Parliament House Of Lords
  • 10th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Great customer service, the staff are always so friendly. The tutor has great knowledge and they're always willing to answer any questions."
Ministry Of Defence
  • 29th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"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."
Ministry Of Defence
  • 29th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Lunch, professional feel while being laid back, not being criticizing, including everyone in the group, LOTS of examples."
London & Partners
  • 18th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"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!"
Elsevier
  • 18th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Course leader very knowlegeable and approachable. Always giving explanations of points."
BerryWorld
  • 6th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"The general presentation skills were great"
Elsevier
  • 6th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Clear and engaging trainer, relevant and useful information, nice food, nice environment."
UK House Of Lords
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Very informative and knowledgeable regarding grammar etc"
RAeS
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Time schedule, topics that were covered, individual examples provided, lovely trainer"
London & Partners
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Good overall summary, grammar advice, etc. Nice learning environment. Mixed, healthy lunch options."
Colchester Borough Council
  • 11th June - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Making everyone feel comfortable. Delivering good quality training."
House Of Lords
  • 3rd May - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Creating a good atmosphere, good knowledge of subject matter."
Skills For Care
  • 3rd May - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"The small amount of attendees in the course meant the class was more interactable and personal which was good."
The Health Insurance Group
  • 3rd May - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"The teacher and course was practical and specific"
Topline Comms
  • 16th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"The course was very engaging and interactive as well educational. I will be coming back for more training."
Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre
  • 16th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Kept my interest throughout the day and learnt lots of really useful things that I will take with me into my work."
IPSE
  • 16th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"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."
Education Development Trust
  • 16th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Providing info in an engaging way, plenty of refreshments"
South & City College Birmingham
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Building up levels of difficulty throughout the day"
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
  • 19th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Being approachable. Felt comfortable to ask questions"
Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre
  • 23rd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Patsy was very enthusiastic and very knowledge for every question that we asked her."
Hodder Education
  • 23rd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Very good introduction/refresher to a bunch of proofreading concepts. Would recommend for my team"
TopLine Comms
  • 23rd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Friendly environment and trainer was very helpful"
National Education Union
  • 23rd January - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Good examples, trainer moved at a good pace."
National Union Of Teachers
  • 18th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Friendly atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable trainer"
London & Partners
  • 30th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"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!"
IQPC
  • 30th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Good balance of trainer explaining, discussion with the group, and independent exercises."
Prison Reform Trust
  • 30th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Lovely trainer, very useful grammar and punctuation referesh"
SkyTeam
  • 25th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Trainer was very knowledgeable and deeply explained sentence structure... Wish we had her when I was at school!"
Priority Freight
  • 5th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Very informative and very friendly/comfortable enviroment"
MG{
  • 10th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Very engaging and friendly trainer with vast knowledge and experience. Great course materials and very useful lessons. Excellent food. Great facilities."
FPA
  • 10th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Everything was great - lovely facilities and people and great learning environment. Really enjoyed it"
Sotheby's
  • 3rd July - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Good basic knowledge and salient points of proofreading, clean room, good computers, small groups"
Reed Business
  • 3rd July - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Everything. I had a lovely day and learnt a lot. Thoroughly enjoyed it!"
Crimestoppers Trust
  • 1st June - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"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"
USwitch
  • 1st June - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers answered all our questions with thought and good humour."
MU
  • 1st June - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Trainer was excellent and nice building too"
Musicians' Union
  • 1st June - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"The course instructor was very knowledgeable. It was a really useful course and I feel confident applying the techniques learnt."
London & Partners
  • 11th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Everything - quick communication, great and easy location and fantastic trainer"
Catalyst Housing
  • 21st March - Classroom
  • Expert - Melissa


"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."
National Trust
  • 21st March - Classroom
  • Expert - Melissa


"The trainer was very knowledgable. The course will definitely make a difference to my work. Thank you"
Bearingnet
  • 16th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Excellent course content. Engaging course, on which I learnt a lot."
University Of Greenwich
  • 15th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Very knowledgeable trainer, very engaging with good examples. Small class size. Great lunch and facilities."
BBSRC
  • 15th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Course structure, examples, explanations, the food! instructions on getting here, general communication."
Smith & Williamson LLP
  • 15th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Great space, friendly, approachable - top marks."
Breakthrough
  • 15th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Like the small classes, tutor was great - very knowledgeable, good mix of theory and practical"
Epping Forest District Council
  • 15th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Everything was excellent! Great hospitality and an interesting course. Thanks!"
Christie's
  • 18th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Well structured course, very approachable trainer, nice facilities"
Arts Council England
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Giving examples & interacting with the group given there experiences they have encountered."
CBW
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Really good trainer with good knowledge and experience and small group size."
Premier Foods
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"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"
Prison Reform Trust
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"A warm, welcoming atmosphere, good lunch and other snacks too."
Natural History Museum
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Very useful session. Trainer helped explain a lot of things, and I shall hopefully put it all into practice."
Bibby Financial Services
  • 19th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Giving examples and alternatives. Good to learn more than one answer for certain situations."
SKF
  • 19th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Explaining the content of the course clearly, making sure everything is understood"
Nandos
  • 11th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Open space, friendly atmosphere. Nice small class size."
Trinity College
  • 11th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Clear with good tasks, I enjoyed the relaxed and discursive nature of the course"
Pelham Communications
  • 25th July - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Being adaptive to various working practices, industries and proofreading requirements. Interesting examples used throughout the course kept it very interesting."
HKA
  • 25th July - Classroom
  • Expert - Piers


"Very flexible around my needs from start to finish."
Unum
  • 16th June - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Really great, friendly and approachable trainer who was happy to answer any questions"
Sotheby's
  • 12th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Very friendly and very knowledgeable, and answered every question that we asked. Would definitely do another course here."
TUI
  • 12th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy