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Web Editing Level 4 Diploma

Our Web Editing course equips you with the technical and non-technical skills you need to find work or launch your own freelance business.

Level 4 / ABC Awards / CMP62

£425.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Web Editing Level 4 Diploma

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:36 months expert tutor support

Course Description

Web Editing is a specialised and highly in-demand skill.

With the right training, you could become a confident and proficient web editor able to polish text until it sparkles!

Our comprehensive web editing course will teach you how to:

• Deliver copy which is clear, readable and optimised for search engines.
• Work to client briefs and adhere to style guides.
• Build webpages which are simple to navigate and attract lots of monthly visitors.
• Master the main web editing software packages, including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and JavaScript.

Course Info

Course Title:Web Editing Level 4 Diploma

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:36 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

No previous skills or knowledge are required to study this course, however we do require that your written English skills are of a good standard.

Assessment

This course is assessed via tutor marked assignments. Upon completion of each module you will be required to complete a practical assignment relating to the subject you have just learned about. This assignment will then be marked by your course tutor who will give you in-depth feedback and an overall grade. Upon successful completion of all the course assignments, you’ll be sent your diploma and a Learner unit summary which will list all of the skills you have learnt as part of the course.

Awarding Body

ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Module 01: The basics
Explain what a web editor does.
Define which products a web editor edits.
Explain the relationship between web editing, web writing, and proofreading.

Module 02: Using glossaries and client briefs
Find online glossaries and translate some terms in to layman’s English.
Explain the need for a clear brief or design style guide.
Define the contents of an effective brief or design style guide.
Edit copy with the intended reader and site purpose in mind.

Module 03: Style guides
Explain what style is and why you need a style guide.
Apply style to web copy.

Module 04: Spelling, punctuation and grammar
Maintain accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar.
List techniques and resources that will assist with accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Apply the rules of spelling, punctuation and grammar to a range of exercises.

Module 05: Avoiding jargon
Define and identify appropriate and inappropriate jargon.
Edit words, phrases and sentences to eliminate jargon.

Module 06: Editing with clarity
Explain and apply editing techniques that make copy fluent, plain and simple to read.

Module 07: Common pitfalls
Edit copy so that cliches are identified and replaced.
Identify and replace cliches and offensive or inappropriate material.
Write to suit multicultural audiences.

Module 08: Accuracy
Explain how web copy can fail to convey information accurately.
Analyse words and phrases to make sure they convey the correct meaning.

Module 09: Checking facts
Explain the types of factual errors that frequently occur in copy.
List techniques and processes for identifying and correcting them.

Module 10: Essential laws A
Explain how the laws of copyright, trademark and libel effect the copy editor.
Apply them to a range of situations.

Module 11: Essential laws B
Explain how the laws of contempt of court, data protection and restricted identity affect the web editor.
Apply them to a range of situations.

Module 12: Effective presentation
Explain the difference between editing text and editing the design of a webpage.
List the design aspects that an editor must check.

Module 13: Webpage essentials
Explain the factors determining the content of a webpage.
Apply these factors to building a webpage.
Define the website tools and applications available to a web editor.

Module 14: Building page content
Use links, downloads, contact details and other building blocks to help visitors use a web page.

Module 15: Accessibility
Explain what the Equality Act (EA) says about website access.
Define disabled user groups and the equipment that is available to them.
List the tools and techniques a web editor can use to make a site EA compliant.
Explain what alt text is and how to write it.
List checks that can be made on a website to make is EA compliant.

Module 16: Basic SEO
Define the term SEO.
Explain the importance of working ethically.
List strategies a web editor can use to achieve effective search engine results pages.
Use SEO terminology.
Explain how web surfers can use search results.

Module 17: Achieving interaction and engagement
Explain the two main types of visitors to a website, and how to meet their needs.
Explain the benefits of an interactive website.
Select and use interactive tools.

Module 18: Web Editing software
Learn the basics of Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, Photoshop, JavaScript, video editing, PHP and MySQL, and a Content Management System (CMS).

The course comes with 36 months, personal tutor support. This means you can contact your tutor with questions whenever you need to.

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Course Description

Web Editing is a specialised and highly in-demand skill.

With the right training, you could become a confident and proficient web editor able to polish text until it sparkles!

Our comprehensive web editing course will teach you how to:

• Deliver copy which is clear, readable and optimised for search engines.
• Work to client briefs and adhere to style guides.
• Build webpages which are simple to navigate and attract lots of monthly visitors.
• Master the main web editing software packages, including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and JavaScript.

Previous Knowledge

No previous skills or knowledge are required to study this course, however we do require that your written English skills are of a good standard.

Assessment

This course is assessed via tutor marked assignments. Upon completion of each module you will be required to complete a practical assignment relating to the subject you have just learned about. This assignment will then be marked by your course tutor who will give you in-depth feedback and an overall grade. Upon successful completion of all the course assignments, you’ll be sent your diploma and a Learner unit summary which will list all of the skills you have learnt as part of the course.

The course comes with 36 months, personal tutor support. This means you can contact your tutor with questions whenever you need to.

Module 01: The basics
Explain what a web editor does.
Define which products a web editor edits.
Explain the relationship between web editing, web writing, and proofreading.

Module 02: Using glossaries and client briefs
Find online glossaries and translate some terms in to layman’s English.
Explain the need for a clear brief or design style guide.
Define the contents of an effective brief or design style guide.
Edit copy with the intended reader and site purpose in mind.

Module 03: Style guides
Explain what style is and why you need a style guide.
Apply style to web copy.

Module 04: Spelling, punctuation and grammar
Maintain accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar.
List techniques and resources that will assist with accurate spelling, punctuation and grammar.
Apply the rules of spelling, punctuation and grammar to a range of exercises.

Module 05: Avoiding jargon
Define and identify appropriate and inappropriate jargon.
Edit words, phrases and sentences to eliminate jargon.

Module 06: Editing with clarity
Explain and apply editing techniques that make copy fluent, plain and simple to read.

Module 07: Common pitfalls
Edit copy so that cliches are identified and replaced.
Identify and replace cliches and offensive or inappropriate material.
Write to suit multicultural audiences.

Module 08: Accuracy
Explain how web copy can fail to convey information accurately.
Analyse words and phrases to make sure they convey the correct meaning.

Module 09: Checking facts
Explain the types of factual errors that frequently occur in copy.
List techniques and processes for identifying and correcting them.

Module 10: Essential laws A
Explain how the laws of copyright, trademark and libel effect the copy editor.
Apply them to a range of situations.

Module 11: Essential laws B
Explain how the laws of contempt of court, data protection and restricted identity affect the web editor.
Apply them to a range of situations.

Module 12: Effective presentation
Explain the difference between editing text and editing the design of a webpage.
List the design aspects that an editor must check.

Module 13: Webpage essentials
Explain the factors determining the content of a webpage.
Apply these factors to building a webpage.
Define the website tools and applications available to a web editor.

Module 14: Building page content
Use links, downloads, contact details and other building blocks to help visitors use a web page.

Module 15: Accessibility
Explain what the Equality Act (EA) says about website access.
Define disabled user groups and the equipment that is available to them.
List the tools and techniques a web editor can use to make a site EA compliant.
Explain what alt text is and how to write it.
List checks that can be made on a website to make is EA compliant.

Module 16: Basic SEO
Define the term SEO.
Explain the importance of working ethically.
List strategies a web editor can use to achieve effective search engine results pages.
Use SEO terminology.
Explain how web surfers can use search results.

Module 17: Achieving interaction and engagement
Explain the two main types of visitors to a website, and how to meet their needs.
Explain the benefits of an interactive website.
Select and use interactive tools.

Module 18: Web Editing software
Learn the basics of Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, Photoshop, JavaScript, video editing, PHP and MySQL, and a Content Management System (CMS).

Awarding Body

ABC Awards is a leading national awarding organisation with a long-established reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

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£425.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

Method of study

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