Unit 323

Unit 323 Proofreading in the Legal Environment

Level: 3

Accreditation unit reference: M/504/9956

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 and amend 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

The learner can:

  • compare passages of text, figures and mark up differences
  • use a dictionary to identify commonly misspelt words
  • identify incorrect, missing or surplus punctuation marks
  • identify errors of consistency
  • identify grammatical errors of agreement in complex sentence structures
  • identify presentation errors
  • rectify identified errors.