Editing skills

Course information

We all know that business writing must be polished and professional, but how do you ensure that readers will get the message that the writer intended? As an editor, how do you know when to make changes and when to leave text untouched? Whether you’re editing the annual report, web content, your own customer communications or a colleague’s work, the same techniques apply.

In this workshop, a former Irish Times sub-editor shares the key skills and tricks of the trade. You will learn how to analyse content, recognise problems and fix them. You’ll also learn how to identify common errors and make writing stronger and more effective.

After this course, you will:

Who should attend?

This Editing skills course is for anyone who writes at work and would like the tools to edit their own documents. It’s also for anyone who edits the writing of colleagues or external writers – and anyone who edits or compiles reports with different contributors.

What’s covered in this course


What editors need to know


Identify common errors – and fix them


Make the writing strong

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