Course Description

The 22203VIC Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing is designed to give you core skills that will allow you to write professionally for a host of potential publications and platforms.

What will you learn?

The course looks at writing for digital media, writing for the web and writing for social media. It goes beyond traditional print forms and focuses on content for the digital age, covering digital marketing, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), and tagging.

A choice of electives also allows students to focus their learning on two of four potential outcomes; technical documentation, scripts, journalism or even short narratives.

The 22203VIC Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing will also cover proofreading and editing, blogging with WordPress, researching skills and creating a story plan.

Career opportunities

This course may lead to employment opportunities in the corporate or business sector, medical and education, public relations and writing for the web - or could be added to your employment skills in any occupation

This course is offered by Open Colleges on behalf of North Coast TAFE.

Potential career outcomes

  • Copywriter
  • Education Writer
  • Marketing and Communications Professional
  • Medical Writer
  • Public Relations Professional
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Content Specialist
  • Writer