Unit 223

Units 223 Proofreading in the Legal Environment

Level: 2

Accreditation unit reference: A/504/9958

Credit value: 2

Guided learning hours: 20

Unit aim: The aim of this unit is to enable the learner to develop the knowledge and skills to accurately proofread documentation appropriate for the legal and business environments.

There is one learning outcome to this unit:

Outcome 1: understand how to proofread legal and business documents to identify errors

The learner can:

  • use a dictionary to identify commonly misspelt words
  • rectify pre-identified errors
  • identify incorrect, missing or surplus punctuation marks
  • identify errors of consistency
  • identify grammatical errors of agreement in basic sentence structures
  • identify presentation errors.