°Õ³ó±ðÌýACES Introductory Certificate in EditingÂ is a rigorous seven-part certificate program that ranges from basics on clarity and verification to deep dives that explain how errors get inserted into copy and how to fact-check online content with the latest techniques. Newly revised and updated for 2023, this program draws together knowledge from some of the nationåüÃÄÖ±²¥™s leading editors, fact-checkers and academics for a fast-paced experience that will challenge and entertain you on your quest to becoming a world-class editor.
The first of our three-part certification program, this foundational program will have you polishing copy, sussing out misinformation and developing a sparkling rapport with writers in no time.
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Who should enroll
This certificateÂ is designed for editors of all stripes. Regardless of whether you work in legacy news media, a public relations firm, a government communications office or a creative agency, our certificate is designed to help you get your intended message to its appropriate audience clearly, succinctly and accurately. While it was designed with journalists in mind, the course can also help marketers, advertising writers, ad agencies orÂ anyone with a vested interest in communicating in the clearest way possible.
Tuition for thisÂ seven-part certificate programÂ is $150. ACES members enjoy a discounted rate of $99, which they can access on theÂ Â inside theÂ .
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