You’ll explore your creativity and hone it for writing and editing industries. You’ll not only learn how to write and edit, you’ll learn about the laws and ethics of professional writing.
By the time you graduate, you’ll have a broad knowledge of the professional industry and how you can find opportunities to work. You’ll have the skills to work in a range of industries, across genres and forms. You’ll also be prepared for further study.
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1 year full-time
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- Part-time (day)
VTAC course code
- 3400278034 (fee type determined by provider)
This is a nationally approved vocational course that is recognised throughout Australia.
From hospitality to acclaimed writer
With a day-job as a copywriter, a newsletter that boasts over 4000 subscribers, and guest appearances on Australian and American podcasts, McKinley Valentine has firmly cemented her career as a writer.
After graduating in 2012, McKinley transitioned from hospitality to freelance writing, now working at design studio, Paper Giant. Her newsletter, The Whippet, was featured on Inside Hook’s list of the 80 Best Single-Operator Newsletters on the Internet.
‘I couldn’t have done it without the skills I learned in the PWE course. While I always had a knack for spelling and grammar, there’s so much more to writing professionally.’