London School of Publishing (LSP)
About the course
Learn the core skills required to edit news stories; features; blogs and more to professional journalistic standards. The two day course will train you in the fundamental techniques of editing raw copy text; or even your own writing; into attention-grabbing and highly readable stories; as demanded by content publishers worldwide. It is aimed at a broad range of participants; from self-starter bloggers to experienced journalists who require formalised refresher training. You will learn how to approach written copy critically and reshape it into compelling editorial content that people will want to read. Focusing on practical exercises and using real-world examples; the course also focuses on the different sub-editing approaches required for various types of material; and explains the distinctive subbing methods demanded by print and online media.
We offer a range of training that suits the needs of our delegates, whether it be day or evening training. Our purpose is to provide delegates with a dynamic and practical training experience, reflecting key trends in publishing, such as e-books, self-publishing and developments in "agile" publishing. LSP undertook a strategic review to focus on five areas: (1) Editing: book editing, sub-editing, copy-editing; (2) Digital: social media, Adobe, e-publishing, writing for the Web; (3) Visual: picture research, infographics, art history; (4) Literature: creative writing, poetry, the novella and (5) Presenting: presenting skills, corporate presentations.
Located in Notting Hill Gate and Kensington, LSP has an ideal central London location to deliver its courses. LSP courses are CPD approved, facilitating employment and promotion.