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.

Date: 25 July 2019 and 9 October 2019

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

Location: Just one hour from London at the NCTJ offices in Essex. 

We can also arrange for our trainer to come to you to run an in-house course, which is a great cost-effective option for larger groups. Please enquire about in-house rates at [email protected].

Click here to book your place.