Inside EAC Certification: Try These Sample Questions
Plus: Debunking the Misconceptions about Certification!
Registration is now open for EAC's 2012 Certification tests in Proofreading and Structural Editing. Have you been thinking about becoming certified, but are unsure what to expect?
If you're on the fence—or if you've registered, but don't know where to start—EAC's Certification Study Guides are a great place to begin. They help you gauge your skills, gain insight into the tests' expectations, and see your areas of strength and which areas need improvement.
Are you ready?
Wondering what a certification test looks like? Test your skills by trying these sample multiple choice questions from the practice tests in the Proofreading and Structural Editing Study Guides. Have fun, test your knowledge, and get a sneak preview into the certification tests!
Yes, You Can! Debunking the Misconceptions about Certification
Misconception #1: The tests are too hard. No one passes them.
If you prepare well, and have at least five years of experience, EAC Certification was designed with you in mind. Certification is a great opportunity for you to become familiar with editing resources, study professional skills, and build your confidence.
Sample Proofreading Question
Which of the following is the responsibility of the proofreader?
(a) Remove jargon, trite expressions, and clichés.
Answer: (b) Check consistency and accuracy of running heads and captions.
Sample Structural Editing Question
Which of the following is not a structural editing task?
(a) recasting descriptive material into a table or diagram
Answer: (c) establishing a consistent tone and level of formality
Discover how EAC Certification can help your career. Register today.
Issued on behalf of the EAC Certification Steering Committee by the national office.