Proofreading Standards
Course Schedule
Session Dates Registration Deadline
Summer 2019 -
Late Winter 2020 -

Wondering whether you’re working to professional proofreading standards?

Identify your strengths and gaps, learn to work to industry standards, and gain advanced knowledge in proofreading with the support of an expert proofreader.

This course is applicable to intermediate and advanced editors of English from all geographical locations. If you're looking to take an introductory editing course, we recommend WRIT 265: Editing in Academic and Professional Contexts, available through Queen's Arts and Science online.

Course text: 80 Common Layout Errors to Flag When Proofreading Book Interiors. Available in print or as an ebook at Amazon and Lulu.

Recommended, but not required, prerequisite: Fundamentals of Editing Standards.

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The Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) recognises Queen’s University Canada’s courses as quality training that will count towards SfEP membership upgrade.