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Certification registration ends this Friday

There's less than a week left to register for this year's Editors' Association of Canada (Editors Canada) certification exams (you won't be able to write these tests again until 2017).

Date: Saturday, November 14
Exams: Copy editing and stylistic editing (proofreading and structural editing will be offered in 2016)
Locations: Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Halifax

Do you want to validate your skills and help to raise the status of editing and editors in Canada?

"Anyone can call him- or herself an editor. My certification lets employers know what they're getting," says Beverly Ensom, certified copy editor.

Discover how certification can boost your career. Register for the 2015 Editors Canada certification exams today.

Exam tip: Make the most of your study guides

Editors Canada publishes valuable resources to help you prepare. Use the certification study guides to practise test-taking skills and monitor your progress, on your own or with a partner. For extra practice, work through the passages in Meeting Professional Editorial Standards.

Want more tips? See Preparing for certification.

Are you ready?

Try a sample copy editing question:

When tracking your editorial changes, you should:
a) make a copy of the original file before you begin editing.
b) watch for spacing errors.
c) save regularly.
d) do all of the above.

Answer

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Answer

d) do all of the above.