Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Deepening
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 1 yearPart Time: 2 years
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
- PWE2015CourseDescriptionv2final (pdf)
- Study Modes
- Online; Part Time (Day)
- Starting Date
- February 2015
- February 2015
The Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing provides training in creative and vocational writing and industry-standard copyediting and proofreading.
It is a great option for would-be writers who would benefit from a disciplined environment to get started, and from interacting with like-minded people. The course is an excellent pathway to employment and tertiary study in writing, journalism and copyediting.
You can read find out more about the course structure and individual subjects by downloading our 2015 Course Description.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Creative writer
- Design and production trainee
- Editor and proofreader
- Freelance writer
- Journalist trainee
- Publicity officer
- Publishing assistant
- Marketing and public relations officer
Entry RequirementsCandidates for the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing should have completed the Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing or be able to demonstrate equivalent competencies at an interview and/or by presenting a folio of work. Please discuss with Barbara Vaughan.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentThis course uses a range of assessments, including written work, portfolios, online presentations, research projects and multiple choice tests.
Opportunities For Further StudyPathways to Bachelor degrees
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
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