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Fiction Writing

Level 3 / ABC Awards / SH040

The Fiction Writing course provides a comprehensive guide to successful fiction writing and focuses on a variety of creative writing techniques and styles.

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WAS £270.00

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course duration: 60 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description

Our Fiction Writing course looks at the practical aspects of getting published plus the essential elements of both short stories and novels. Learners can expect to explore basic techniques of freelance journalism.

The programme is designed for anyone considering the professional authoring of fiction and studies a variety of media including books, short stories, radio and television. It focuses on the different techniques and styles available to the creative writer.

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

Modules

Introduction 
Module 1 - The Short Story 
Module 2 - The Theme 
Module 3 - The Plot 
Module 4 - The Characters 
Module 5 - Getting Started 
Module 6 - Title & Dialogue 
Module 7 - Practical Details
Module 8 - Writing a Novel

Previous Knowledge

There are no formal entry requirements and no previous experience is required to take this course although you need to have an access to a PC with Microsoft Word or Microsoft Works installed. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The ABC certificate is gained by successfully completing a series of tutor marked assignments.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.

ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

This course is supplied and delivered by our partner organisation - Kendal Publishing.

course description

Course Description

Our Fiction Writing course looks at the practical aspects of getting published plus the essential elements of both short stories and novels. Learners can expect to explore basic techniques of freelance journalism.

The programme is designed for anyone considering the professional authoring of fiction and studies a variety of media including books, short stories, radio and television. It focuses on the different techniques and styles available to the creative writer.

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

There are no formal entry requirements and no previous experience is required to take this course although you need to have an access to a PC with Microsoft Word or Microsoft Works installed. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

assessment

Assessment

The ABC certificate is gained by successfully completing a series of tutor marked assignments.

support

Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have. Additionally our Help Desk will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

This course is supplied and delivered by our partner organisation - Kendal Publishing.

modules

Modules

Introduction 
Module 1 - The Short Story 
Module 2 - The Theme 
Module 3 - The Plot 
Module 4 - The Characters 
Module 5 - Getting Started 
Module 6 - Title & Dialogue 
Module 7 - Practical Details
Module 8 - Writing a Novel

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.

ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.