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Self-Publishing - Short Course

Course Code: ABC1010

Course Overview

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

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand the benefits of self-publishing
  • Learn how to get your book ready to be published
  • Explore the production of your book
  • Know how to distribute your book
  • Recognise the best marketing and sales required
  • Understand what resources will help you to get started

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 the 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 50,000 people that have studied with us and enrol with us today. Home learning couldn’t be easier!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Self-Publishing
    • Why self-publish?
    • Getting your book ready
    • Production
    • Distribution
    • Marketing and sales
    • Resources

Other Information

  • 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 Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Award.

    The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.  ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

    Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

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

Is there a time limit for the completion of 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. 

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • * Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Self-Publishing Short Course Certificate. 

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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