Editing and Proofreading (Virtual)


<h2 id="course-description">Course Description</h2> <hr /> <h5 id="suitable-for-aps-4-el-2">Suitable for: APS 4 - EL 2</h5> <h6 id="delivery-of-online-facilitated-sessions-use-a-virtual-classroom-tool-e.g.zoom-adobe-connect-webex-or-pexip.agencies-have-access-to-different-virtual-classroom-tools.prior-to-enrolling-on-a-course-it-is-suggested-that-you-check-if-you-have-any-restrictions-using-the-tools.if-you-would-like-to-complete-the-course-but-cannot-access-the-virtual-classroom-tool-on-your-work-device-or-network-we-recommend-you-use-a-personal-device-such-as-a-laptop-or-computer-with-a-strong-network-to-support-you-at-home-or-other-offsite-location.for-more-information-please-refer-to-our-terms-and-conditions">Delivery of online-facilitated sessions use a virtual classroom tool (e.g. Zoom, Adobe Connect, WebEx or Pexip). Agencies have access to different virtual classroom tools. Prior to enrolling on a course, it is suggested that you check if you have any restrictions using the tools. If you would like to complete the course, but cannot access the virtual classroom tool on your work device or network, we recommend you use a personal device such as a laptop or computer with a strong network to support you at home or other offsite location. For more information, please refer to our terms and conditions.</h6> <hr /> <h4 id="overview">Overview</h4> <p>This is a highly interactive course on editing and proofing written text for APS 4 - EL 2 levels. It includes writing skills, editing and proofing methods. You will be able to enhance documents for correctness and clarity.</p> <p>Participants should bring two current samples of writing when they attend. These may be emails, briefs, reports, or other writing from the workplace. Editing practice can be applied directly to their own work. All writing remains confidential and will not be shared or discussed.</p> <h4 id="participant-benefits">Participant benefits</h4> <p>On completion of all elements of this course you will have the skills to:</p> <ul> <li>Understand the writing process and the importance of writing with purpose and a reader focus.</li> <li>Identify and correct grammatical, spelling and punctuation errors.</li> <li>Edit content for style and tone appropriate for the purpose and reader and in line with guidelines and protocols.</li> <li>Apply a reader's point of view to develop clear and concise written material.</li> <li></li> </ul> <h4 id="inclusions">Inclusions</h4> <ul> <li>Two x half day virtual classroom sessions (see 'session details' in the below schedule for specific dates and start/finish times)</li> </ul> <hr /> <h5 id="this-program-aligns-with-the-working-in-government-craft-at-the-foundation-level">This program aligns with the Working in Government Craft at the Foundation level</h5> <p>Working in Government is a willingness to serve and the ability to apply a deep understanding of the context in which the APS operates. To find out more about the Working in Government Craft visit the <a href="https://www.apsacademy.gov.au/" target="_blank">APS Academy Website</a></p>

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