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12 December 2017

Our training courses

Publishing Scotland runs about 20 publishing and business courses every year. We generally run several proofreading and writing digital content courses, as well as marketing and business courses. We also organise bespoke in-house courses. We add to our programme throughout the year. If you are looking for a course on a particular subject, have a look at our new courses and suggestions page.

The following courses are open for online booking:

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  • 31 January 2018
    Course, Digital

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into force on 25 May 2018. It brings with it a series of important changes in the UK's data protection laws and will have a significant impact on how organisations manage personal data. In this session for PS members, a team from Anderson Strathern will give an overview of GDPR, advice on data sharing and related issues, and look at specific issues for employers under GDPR.

  • 28 February 2018
    Course, Workshop, Editorial

    No previous knowledge is required for this one-day introduction to proofreading. The emphasis is on practical exercises using a variety of accessible texts. The materials will be provided both on paper and digitally: students are welcome to bring their own laptops if they wish to do the exercises on screen.

  • 1 March 2018
    Course, Editorial

    This course is designed primarily for people in the publishing industry, but is also suitable for anyone who has responsibility for the presentation of written material. It assumes a basic knowledge of the BSI 2005 symbols for proofreading and editorial mark-up; some proofreading experience is desirable.

  • 8 March 2018
    Course, Workshop, Digital, Marketing

    Writing Digital Content updates and replaces one of our most popular courses of the past few years (Writing for the Web). Writing digital content continues to be a core skill in the rapidly changing area of digital marketing. This course will ensure that your web content is written in a style that works online and a tone that is just right for your readers.

  • 6 June 2018
    Course, Workshop, Editorial

    No previous knowledge is required for this one-day introduction to proofreading. The emphasis is on practical exercises using a variety of accessible texts. The materials will be provided both on paper and digitally: students are welcome to bring their own laptops if they wish to do the exercises on screen.

  • 7 June 2018
    Course, Editorial

    This one-day course picks up where 'Welcome to Copy-editing' and 'Welcome to Proofreading' left off. It assumes that delegates have attended both those courses or are familiar with the methods and techniques they contain.

  • 13 June 2018
    Course, Workshop, Digital, Marketing

    Writing Digital Content updates and replaces one of our most popular courses of the past few years (Writing for the Web). Writing digital content continues to be a core skill in the rapidly changing area of digital marketing. This course will ensure that your web content is written in a style that works online and a tone that is just right for your readers.

  • 5 September 2018
    Course, Workshop, Digital, Marketing

    Writing Digital Content updates and replaces one of our most popular courses of the past few years (Writing for the Web). Writing digital content continues to be a core skill in the rapidly changing area of digital marketing. This course will ensure that your web content is written in a style that works online and a tone that is just right for your readers.

  • 7 November 2018
    Course, Workshop, Editorial

    No previous knowledge is required for this one-day introduction to proofreading. The emphasis is on practical exercises using a variety of accessible texts. The materials will be provided both on paper and digitally: students are welcome to bring their own laptops if they wish to do the exercises on screen.

  • 8 November 2018
    Course, Editorial

    This course is designed primarily for people in the publishing industry, but is also suitable for anyone who has responsibility for the presentation of written material. It assumes a basic knowledge of the BSI 2005 symbols for proofreading and editorial mark-up; some proofreading experience is desirable.