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Writing & Communication Courses
Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing
Certificate in Creative Writing
Open Colleges Certificate in Creative Writing provides an introduction to the craft of creative writing and an overview of the skills required in various writing disciplines.
Certificate in Professional Editing and Proofreading
Do you have a passion for words and an eye for detail? Does poor punctuation, gratuitous grammar, and waffling writing make your blood boil a little bit? If so, this specialised course could be the perfect fit for you!
Certificate in Professional Children's Writing
Certificate in Freelance Travel Writing & Photography
Certificate in Freelance Sports Writing & Photography
Certificate in Professional Scriptwriting
Certificate in Writing a Best-seller
Certificate in Non-fiction Writing & Publishing
Get the confidence to tackle any non-fiction writing project, from biographies and features through to reports, speeches or historical writing. Discover research techniques, hone your editing, and learn how to pitch to editors.
Certificate in Crime, Mystery & Suspense Writing
The popular crime fiction genre offers many opportunities for successful authors to pursue full-time and part-time writing careers.
Certificate in Advanced Freelance Journalism
This course will help you develop your skills to expand your journalism career and take it to the next level. Covering both print and electronic media, as well as the business side of journalism, plus publishing fundamentals.
Certificate in Short Story Writing
Certificate in Romance Writing
Certificate in Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Writing
Whether you enjoy writing for pleasure or seek a pathway to a writing career, this specialised Open Colleges course provides a fascinating introduction to a booming genre.