Freelance writing courses at AWC

  • Would you love new skills that will last a lifetime? 
  • Want to change careers and become a writer?
  • Like the idea of being paid for your words?
  • Choose your hours and work from anywhere?

From seeing your name in print to being a successful copywriter, our range of step-by-step freelance writing courses will get you there faster. Discover how to get paid to write in articles for magazines, websites and newspapers.

With centres in NSW, Victoria and WA, you’ll find a writing course to help you achieve your goals. Or learn online from wherever you are.

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Magazine and Newspaper Writing Stage 1
Ever wondered how people get articles published in magazines, newspapers and online? This step-by-step course will give you everything you need to start pitching story ideas and begin freelance writing immediately!

Explore areas of interest ...

Travel Writing
Don't leave home without this course under your money belt. Learn how to plan your trips and get the most out of each destination through unique angles and industry insider tips. In short, you'll get paid to travel.
Food Writing
The scrumptious art of description sizzles and crackles into life with this exploration of food writing – a must-have for food bloggers, travellers, restaurant critics and anyone wanting to add more bite to their words!

Fine-tune your skills

Magazine and Newspaper Writing Stage 2
Designed for existing freelance writers looking to get an edge – by improving their pitching and the quality of their stories. You'll learn specific techniques to make your writing sparkle and get personal feedback on your pitches and articles.

Improve your income

The Business of Freelancing
As a freelance writer, you are effectively running your own business. And this course will help you run it more effectively – from time management to tax, GST, quoting and more.

Or do you want to be a copywriter?
(Where you write 'words that sell' – brochures, websites etc for clients)

Learn the skills

Copywriting Essentials
Get paid to write words that sell! This course will show you how to take creative briefs, write short and long copy, master headlines, persuasive text and get the confidence to begin charging clients immediately.

Build your business

How to Build a Successful Freelance Copywriting Business
To be successful, you need to learn the inside story on building a home-based, freelance copywriting business. This course will help you keep the work flowing, how to manage it effectively and more.

Which course is right for me?
Find out with our quick quiz!

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OR choose one of the following blueprints:

I want to get paid to write articles for magazines and websites


I want to be a copywriter


I want to be a travel writer


I want to be a food writer


Discover how an AWC course can change your life!