Part-time, online Editing Certificate

Professional certification

Learn Editors Canada’s professional standards

Professional certification from Editors Canada recognizes editors who are masters of their craft. The association awards five credentials: Certified Proofreader, Certified Copy Editor, Certified Stylistic Editor, Certified Structural Editor and Certified Professional Editor (CPE).

Our program follows the Professional Editorial Standards outlined by Editors Canada and used as the basis for certification exams. Courses cover the four stages of editing—structural, stylistic, copy editing and proofreading—as well as the role of the editor in the publishing process, how to create and work with style guides, and more.