Grammar and proof-reading skills

A one-day course to improve essential grammar and provide guidance in the art of proof-reading.

Aimed at:

Those who write for others, and check their own or other people’s work before publication.


  • The essentials of good writing
  • 'Plain English' refresher
  • Grammar, spelling, style and punctuation guides
  • Story structure summaries - news, features, press releases and copy-writing
  • The essentials of proof-reading
  • The essentials of editing
  • The essentials of headline-writing for print, online and commercial content
  • Practical exercises with feedback

Following this course, you will have a greater understanding of essential grammar, spelling and punctuation and will be able to proof-read accurately.

Location: NCTJ offices, Newport, Essex, but it can also be delivered as an in-house course

Date: 10 May 2019, and this course can also be set according to delegates' needs.

Cost: Our standard price is £375 plus VAT per delegate, please enquire about group rates

Contact us for more information. To book a place, please complete the form below.