Freelance Writing Training (2024)

Endorsed Diploma | Free CPD Certified Fiction, Short Story & Children's Book Writing Course | MCQ Exam & Tutor Support

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This bundle course has been designed with 4 CPD & IPHM accredited courses to provide the ultimate learning experience for our learners to further develop their expertise in their chosen field. Gain the essentials skills and knowledge you need to propel your career forward as a freelance writer.

This Bundle Package Includes:

The following courses of the freelance writing course will set you up with a solid foundation in the freelance writing industry and give you the essential skills you need to get succeed!

  1. Freelance Writing Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  2. Fiction Writing Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  3. Short Story Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  4. Children's Book Writing Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Why Choose Lead Academy:

  • 4 Courses Bundle
  • Certified by CPD
  • Accredited by The International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
  • Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
  • 3 Bonus Courses
  • Lifetime Access
  • High-quality e-learning study materials
  • Self-paced, no fixed schedules
  • 24/7 customer support through email
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform

If you’re interested in working as a freelance writer or want to learn more skills on freelance writing but unsure of where to start, then this freelance writing course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident freelance writer and develop more advanced skills.

The freelance writing course will set you up with the appropriate skills and experience needed for the job and is ideal for both beginners and those currently working as a freelance writer.

The freelance writing courses bundle will help learners to fully-enhance their skill set in team leading and active monitoring. By combining these related courses, learners will be equipped with a wide range of desirable skills to fast track their career.

This comprehensive freelance writing course is the perfect way to kickstart your career in the field of freelance writing. This freelance writing course will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.

This freelance writing course supports learners of all skill levels. Whether you’re an intermediate or advanced learner looking to brush up on your skills or a beginner wanting to start a new career or learn something new, our dedicated team of expert tutors are on hand to guide you through your learning every step of the way from enrolment to course completion.

As one of the leading course providers and most renowned e-learning specialists online, we’re dedicated to giving you the best educational experience possible. This freelance writing course is crafted by industry expert, to enable you to learn quickly and efficiently, and at your own pace and convenience. These endorsed courses have been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

How Will I Benefit?

  • Boost your career in freelance writing
  • Deepen your knowledge and skills in your chosen field just in hours not years!
  • Study a course that has been designed by industry expert
  • Save money and time by studying at your convenient time
  • Have access to a tutor whenever you are in need

So, what are you thinking about! Start getting the benefits by enrolling today!


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The freelance writing is a popular training course, ideal for anyone who is looking to kickstart their career as a freelance writer, as well as professionals who want to test their existing skills and knowledge. If you want to gain an in-depth understanding of freelance writing, then this program is perfect for you.

Our online courses come with lifetime access with no time limit for completion. Each course is fully accessible from a tablet, mobile or laptop, as long as there is a secure internet connection.

We pride ourselves on our supportive network of dedicated instructors and attentive customer service team who are dedicated to assisting you through your learning journey. Contact them at any time via email should you have any questions or queries.

Course Syllabus:

We have divided the freelance writing course into 4 user-friendly courses modules, covering all fundamental areas of freelance writing to provide learners with the relevant skills and industry knowledge to take their career to the next level.


  • Am I The Right Teacher For You?
  • Your Attitude and Easy Cash Writing
  • How Much Money Can You Make?

Creating Multiple Streams of Income

  • The Main Point of This Course!
  • Your Working Strategy and Its Measurement
  • Pleasure or Profit? What’s Your Priority?

Mindset of The Modern Freelancer

  • Why Do You Want To Be A Freelancer?
  • Do You Have a Heart of Gold?
  • The Best Attitude to Engender for Freelancing

Practical Income Creation

  • Drawing Up An “Activity To Income” Schedule
  • The Reality of Freelancing for a Living

Tracking Your Income

  • Tracking Your Income
  • Using Spreadsheets to Track and Predict Your Success

Writing For Magazine

  • Writing and Submitting Magazine Articles – The Facts
  • Choosing Sellable Topics for Magazine Articles

Writing Non Fiction Books for Publication

  • Why Write Non Fiction Books?
  • Getting Non Fiction Manuscripts Published
  • Pitching Non Fiction to Publishers
  • Choosing Topics for Non Fiction Books
  • Choosing Your Own Topics for Non Fiction
  • Choosing Your Own Topics for Non Fiction – 2
  • Final Advice for Choosing Non Fiction Topics

Genre Fiction Writing

  • Genre Writing Introduction
  • Genre Writing Requirements
  • How To Write Romance Fiction
  • How To Write Thriller Fiction
  • How To Write Fantasy Fiction
  • The Difference Between Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • How To Write Horror Fiction
  • The Increasing Emergence of Cross Genre Fiction

Writing for Children

  • Introduction to Children’s Writing
  • Writing for Children – The Marketplace and Publishers
  • Writing for Children – Do and Don’t
  • Writing for Children – More Do and Don’t
  • Writing for Children – More Do and Don’t
  • Writing for Children – Conclusion

Business Writing - and How to Get Paying Gigs

  • Business Writing – Introduction
  • Business Writing – How to Get Corporate Work
  • Business Writing – How Much Should You Charge?
  • Business Writing – Contracts and Payment
  • Business Writing – Getting An Upfront Fee
  • Business Writing – Conclusion

Travel Writing

  • Travel Writing – Introduction
  • Travel Writing – Coming Up With Fresh Angles
  • Travel Writing – Dispelling The Myths
  • Travel Writing – A Good Camera is An Investment
  • Travel Writing – Payment and The Big Gigs
  • Travel Writing – Conclusion

Ghost Writing

  • Ghost Writing – Introduction
  • Ghost Writing – Getting Started
  • Ghost Writing – Contracts and Payment
  • Ghost Writing – Tools of the Trade
  • Ghost Writing – Conclusion


  • Copywriting – Introduction
  • Copywriting – Common Sense and Fairy Gloss
  • Copywriting – Payment Rates
  • Copywriting – The Basic Rules
  • Copywriting – Advanced Rules
  • Copywriting – More Advanced Rules
  • Copywriting – Using Persuasive Language
  • Copywriting – Conclusion

Self Publishing

  • Self Publishing – Introduction
  • Self Publishing – The Reality
  • Self Publishing – Defining Your Goals
  • Self Publishing – Your Strategy for Success
  • Self Publishing – Choosing Your Platform
  • Self Publishing – Nine Tips For Amazon Success
  • Self Publishing Online – Conclusion

Offline Self Publishing

  • Offline Self Publishing – Introduction
  • Offline Self Publishing – Caring For Your Work

Grants & Funding

  • Grants and Funding – Introduction
  • Grants and Funding – Where to Find Donors
  • Grants and Funding – Conclusion

Helping other Writers

  • Helping other Writers – Introduction
  • Helping Other Writers – How To Get The Work
  • Helping Other Writers – How To Deal With Clients
  • Helping Other Writers – How To Deal With The Work
  • Helping Other Writers – Editing Work
  • Helping Other Writers – Book Doctoring and Mentoring
  • Helping Other Writers – Teaching Writing
  • Helping Other Writers – Becoming An Agent
  • Helping Other Writers – Conclusion

Self Promotion as a Writer

  • Self Promotion – Introduction
  • Self Promotion – Offline
  • Self Promotion Ideas That Work
  • More Self Promotion Ideas That Actually Work
  • Self Promotion – Two Case Studies

Self Belief and Maintaining a New Writing Career

  • The End? Or Just The Beginning…
  • Self-Publishing… Again!
  • Maintaining a Career: Dealing With Writer’s Block
  • Self Belief: Your Secret Weapon.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to obtain the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organization for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsem*nt fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65 and will be charged separately for each course.

Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy

After successfully passing the MCQ exam, you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. You/your employer can verify your certificate through our website. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version and will be charged separately for each course, at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.

Who is this course for?

This comprehensive freelance writing course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their job prospects or aspiring to accelerate their career in this sector and want to gain in-depth knowledge of freelance writing.

This freelance writing course is felicitous for those, who want to be the best in their jobs.

Whether you are completely new to the field or are an aspiring professional, the freelance writing course will help open doors to a wide range of professions within your chosen field, helping you to stand out to employers with up to date skills that can be used to enhance your CV.


  • There are no academic entry requirements for this freelance writing course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
  • As long as you are aged seventeen or over and have a basic grasp of English, numeracy and ICT, you will be eligible to enrol.

Career path

This freelance writing course opens a brand new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also provides you with the chance to accumulate in-depth knowledge at the side of needed skills to become flourishing in no time. You will also be able to add your new skills to your CV, enhance your career and become more competitive in your chosen industry.

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