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Sharpen Your Editing Skills to Stay at the Top of Your Game

Continuous professional development is one of the keys to career success, and preparing for Editors' Association of Canada certification will fine-tune your editing skills.

Certification is the gold standard of editing. Because the program recognizes excellence, the process of studying and practising will update your knowledge and improve your abilities.

Gather your study materials

The Editors' Association of Canada provides resources to support you on your path to excellence.

Each Certification Study Guide includes a practice test with answer keys and study tips. Order the Certification Study Guides now.

Meeting Professional Editorial Standards

Each volume of Meeting Professional Editorial Standards contains exercises and solutions for the four disciplines tested in the certification program. Order Meeting Professional Editorial Standards now.

Are you ready? Try this sample proofreading question

You are proofing Volume 3, Issue 6 of the periodical The Reluctant Editor. Explain the difference between volume and issue.


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The proofreading and structural editing tests will be written on Saturday, November 15, 2014, in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Halifax.

The copy editing and stylistic editing tests will be offered again in 2015.

Discover how certification can boost your career. Register today.



Volume usually indicates a specific year of a publication. Within each year (volume), issue refers to one edition.