Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 1 yearPart Time: 2 years
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- 2014 PWE Course Description (pdf)
- Study Modes
- Online; Full time; Part Time (Day)
- Starting Date
- February 2014
- February 2014
The Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing provides training in creative and vocational writing and industry-standard copyediting and proofreading.
It is a great option for would-be writers who would benefit from a disciplined environment to get started, and from interacting with like-minded people. The course is an excellent pathway to employment and tertiary study in writing, journalism and copyediting.
You can read find out more about the course structure and individual subjects by downloading our 2014 Course Description.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Creative Writer
- Design and Production Trainee
- Editing and Proofreading Assistant/Trainee
- Freelance Writer
- Journalist Trainee
- Publicity Assistant
- Publishing Assistant
- Marketing and Public Relations Assistant
There are no minimum entry requirements but we do ask candidates to submit a 300-word piece of prose with their application. Please email to BarbaraVa@gippstafe.edu.au
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
This course uses a range of assessments, including written work, portfolios, online presentations, research projects and multiple choice tests.
Opportunities For Further Study
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|BSBITU303A||Design and Produce Text Documents|
|Elements of Fiction|
|VU20881||Write Fiction Material|
|Elements of Non-Fiction|
|VU20882||Write Non-Fiction Material|
||Implement Copyright Arrangements
|CUAIND301A||Work Effectively in the Creative Arts Industry|
|Introduction to Writing and Editing|
|VU20880||Develop Writing and Editing Skills|
|VU20886||Write for Young Children|
|BSBPUB403A||Develop Public Relations Documents|
|Editing and Production|
|BSBITU306A||Design and Produce Business Documents|
|VU20889||Write Creative Non-Fiction Material|
|Literature for Writers|
|CUVRES401A||Research History and Theory to Inform Own Arts Practice|
|VU20883||Write Short Narratives|