- Course Code: UKVC19TRW
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £99.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: 12 months
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Travel Writing Certificate
Travel writing is descriptive and beneficial to writers in many ways. With benefits ranging from financial gains to the chance of exploring new destinations, it is a lucrative career and pastime passion for many people worldwide.
You will feel more satisfied each time you travel to a new destination and share your experiences with others. Travel writers do not just engage in the art to earn money, but also to explore an activity they are passionate about. You cannot become a successful travel writer overnight but with practice and patience, the sky’s the limit.
This travel writing course has been designed specifically for you to help enhance your travel writing skills. We first define travel writing and discuss how it differs from other types of writing.
Next, we cover different types of travel writing so that you can better understand what it is all about. You will find the knowledge gained here necessary when it comes to choosing a niche to focus on.
We go on to review the four main types of travel writing, including freelance travel journalism. You will also learn about the benefits of travel writing and how to become a travel writer.
Finally, we delve into various writing techniques you can adopt or practise to improve your travel writing skills.
You Will Learn
- The meaning of travel writing, what it entails and related term
- The differences between travel writing and other forms of writing
- The different types of travel writing and how they’re often use
- The benefits of travel writing
- How to become a travel writer
- Writing techniques to help you improve your travel writing skills
Benefits of Taking this Course
Taking this course will help you:
- Achieve personal goals
- Create a writing routine
- Improve your writing and communication skills
- Foster your creative thinking skills
- Get guidance and motivation to become a travel writer
- Learn something new about travel writing and how to write good travel stories/articles
- Start travel writing
Who can take the Travel Writing Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 2 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 2 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 2 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Travel Writing Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.