Proofreading courses paper or online
Proofreading courses and any subsequent career in this field are ideal for people with a keen eye, excellent attention to detail and an interest in English language and grammar.
The role of a proofreader is to check all forms of written text, highlighting mistakes or inaccuracies in spelling and grammar and then to correct errors found.
A high concentration level is required, with the proof reader having to remain conscious of the their own time to make the task profitable.
There are also specialist proofreaders who proofread certain texts for specific purposes to ensure that the information provided is accurate. Modern proofreaders require IT skills in formatting and the use of word processing.