Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing (22203VIC)

Qualification: Certificate IV
Course Code: 22203VIC
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
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Duration: Max 18 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: North Coast TAFE (RTO 90010)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Learn to write for the digital age with this Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing course from Open Colleges. From social media to Search Engine Optimisation, this course will take you through the many aspects of successfully writing for an online audience.

If you're interested in trying your hand as a professional writer, this course will turn your creativity and writing skills into a viable career opportunity. Develop your skills in creating digital content, both fiction and non-fiction, including technical documents, research reports, scripts and short narratives.

You'll also learn how to research, proofread and edit, both your work and the work of others. If you're looking to learn how to write in a more accurate and professional way then this course is perfect for you!

Eligibility

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Areas of study

In this writing and editing course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Conduct research
  • Write content for a range of media
  • Develop writing and editing skills - part 1
  • Develop writing and editing skills - part 2
  • Work effectively in the creative arts industry
  • Implement copyright arrangements
  • Write content for web pages
  • Develop public relations documents
  • Write non-fiction material
  • Write fiction material

And two electives from the following:

  • Create technical documentation
  • Write short scripts
  • Write journalism
  • Write short narratives

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Developed with a vocational focus, this course will ready you for a career as a writer in the digital environment. 

You'll come away from this online course with the ability to write for a multitude of platforms and publications, and be in demand as a digital marketer, copywriter, freelance writer or technical writer.With a choice of two electives, you'll be able to hone your skillset and specialise in technical documentation, scripts, journalism or short narratives.

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Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Pay in weekly instalments Pay in full
Pay just $85.21 per week with a $100 deposit Pay $3,352 upfront and save 20%

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RTO 90796
Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.

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