Self-Publishing – Short Course

Course code: ABC1010

Are you interested in self-publishing? Learn how to publish your own book in this short course!

  • Understand the benefits of self-publishing and the resources that will help you get started
  • Learn how to get your book ready to be published and what the production process includes
  • Explore how to distribute your book once it’s ready
  • Recognise the best marketing and sales strategies to improve your chances of success
Course overview

This course will provide you with the fundamental knowledge of self-publishing, all from the comfort and convenience of your home

This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of your course materials will be delivered to you or received online, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course. Join over 90,000 people that have studied with us and enrol with us today. 

Course Duration

Up to 12 months.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content
  • Why self-publish?
  • Getting your book ready
  • Production
  • Distribution
  • Marketing and sales
  • Resources
Extra info

Assessment

This course is assessed by 4 tasks, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You have up to 12 months to complete this course. This gives you a lot more time than you need to finish this short course.

Study Method


This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post or online. You will also get tutor support by email.

Course Outcome

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We 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 ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.

This course has been benchmarked at level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments. You may find you complete this course in a lot less time than a year, as it is a short course. 

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card 
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. 

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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If you are interested in and you’re looking for a more flexible approach to learning that fits around your life - this is the ideal course for you. Enrol online today by clicking below or speak to one of our advisers for more information.

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