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22 February 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 booking:

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  • 28 February 2017
    Course, Workshop, Business, Editorial

    Whether beginner or expert, concentrating on your writing skills can help to sharpen your focus, improve clarity and make your words more effective whenever you put pen to paper. This practical workshop is aimed at anyone who writes or edits in a work setting, whether marketing materials, reports or correspondence.

  • 1 March 2017
    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.

  • 2 March 2017
    Course, Workshop, 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.

  • 23 March 2017
    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).

  • 30 March 2017
    Course, Personal Development

    This course is for people at any level who need to improve their time management approach, or those who are looking for some fresh ideas on how to prioritise work and tasks.

  • 7 June 2017
    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 June 2017
    Course, Editorial, Workshop

    The course is suitable for those who have a basic knowledge and some experience of the two disciplines and/or who have attended our Welcome to Proofreading and Welcome to Copy-editing courses.

  • 13 June 2017
    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).