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Considering a career in copywriting?

Would you like to become a copywriter?

If you enjoy writing, you might be exploring ways you can earn a living as a writer. Copywriting calls for more than just good writing skills, though. The Copywriting Apprentice course will make sure you’re well equipped for your career as a copywriter.

Working with an experienced tutor, you will master copywriting techniques and writing styles, and even learn how to go about launching your new career.

Find out for yourself what’s included in the Copywriting Apprentice syllabus, and if you’d like more information, why not request a Prospectus?

This page is dedicated to giving you an insight into the world of the professional copywriter, how you can become a copywriter, and how the Copywriting Apprentice course can help you achieve your ambition.

You’ll also find a wealth of advice and information about life as a copywriter on the Copywriting Apprentice Blog.


What does a copywriter do?

Every business writes ‘copy’ to market and promote its services. Copy is the name for the words in brochures, in a letter or on a website. Copy also refers to the words in a press or radio advert. A copywriter is the person who writes this copy.

Copywriters are often called business writers or commercial writers. There is a great demand for good copywriters, because every business needs to market itself and sell its products and services. In today’s market, even the smallest companies have websites and need the services of a skilled copywriter.

Some larger companies employ in-house copywriters. Others outsource their copywriting to freelance writers or agencies. However you choose to further your career in copywriting, this copywriting course will provide you with a solid foundation. Why not enrol today and start your copywriting career right now.

Still making up your mind? Request a Prospectus and find out more about the Copywriting Apprentice distance learning copywriting course.


The realities of a copywriting career

There’s no doubt having a career in copywriting is exciting and interesting. Freelance writers work on a wide range of projects. You might find yourself writing about a luxury hotel one day, and aircraft parts or holistic therapy the next. Copywriters amass a wealth of knowledge because they have to research and learn about so many subjects.

A copywriting career isn’t all about glamour and expense account lunches though – if only!

You have to be prepared to work to tight deadlines, even if it means burning the midnight oil occasionally. But as a freelance copywriter, you are your own boss and once your deadlines have been met, what’s to stop you taking the rest of the day off?

As a freelance copywriter, you can work from home. It’s a career you can fit in around your family commitments.


Choosing a copywriting course

Before embarking on any new career, it is important you are thoroughly trained and have the necessary skills.

For a copywriter, choosing a professional and comprehensive writing training course is essential. It will enhance your professional reputation and help you deliver the best possible service to your future clients.

The Copywriting Apprentice syllabus covers a wealth of subjects such as writing for print,

SEO (search engine optimisation) copywriting, and how to market your services. By studying with the Copywriting Apprentice, you’ll learn all the skills and techniques you’ll need to become a successful copywriter. If you dream of a writing career, make it a reality now by enrolling with the Copywriting Apprentice.

If you’re still unsure, student Debbie Thomas has offered to speak to you privately about her experiences of studying with the Copywriting Apprentice.


What skills does a copywriter need?

To be a copywriter, you need good writing and language skills. You must have a thirst for knowledge, learn how to research your subject matter, and have good inter-personal skills.

And if you’re passionate about writing, you’ll love being able to say … “What me? I’m a writer” when someone asks what you do.


Can I earn a living as a copywriter?

Yes. Skilled copywriters enjoy a good standard of living. In return, they work hard, market

themselves effectively, and deliver an excellent service to their clients.


Still want a copywriting career?

Enrol with the Copywriting Apprentice today and take the first step in your new copywriting career. If you have any queries, simply send us an email and we’ll be pleased to help.

If you’d like to have a chat about your copywriting career, phone the Copywriting Apprentice student office on 0845 257 2013. Alternatively, why not request a Prospectus?