Discover how a freelance writing course at AWC can change your life.

If you’d like the flexibility and freedom of becoming a freelance writer or copywriter – getting paid to write articles for publications or content for clients – you'll find the ideal course here.

Our courses are online so you can learn from anywhere. Tutor-led courses give you the online classroom experience so you can connect with other writers, while self-paced courses give you the flexibility to do the course in your own time.

Each course has been created by experts in the industry to give you access to an exciting (and often life-changing) new revenue stream. Many freelancers do it part-time, while others make a career out of it. The choice is yours!

Explore an area of interest below and embrace a freelance lifestyle for yourself…

Learn how to write compelling feature articles.

Fast track your freelance writing career with industry-specific skills.

Learn the essential skills to become a copywriter.

Advance your copywriting career with extra skills.

The core feature writing path

Learn the foundations of compelling feature articles

Freelance Writing Stage 1

  • Industry advice on writing for publications.
  • Techniques on structure, research, interviewing.
  • Find and pitch story ideas with confidence.

Foundation

5-week online course
with tutor and feedback

$450

14 December 2020


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Freelance Writing Masterclass Program

  • Further real-world mentoring.
  • Direct access to expert feedback/advice.
  • Sharpen your skills, fast-track success.

Advanced

Online self-paced program
with mentor

$65 per month.
12-month commitment

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Freelance writing – extra skills

Hone your techniques and explore an area of interest 

Travel Writing

  • Write engaging travel content.
  • Tips on itineraries, photography, freebies.
  • Turn any place into a paid story.

5-week online course
with tutor and feedback

$450

8 February 2021


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Food Writing

  • Learn how to break into the industry.
  • How to write delicious reviews and recipes.
  • Combine your love of food and writing.

5 evenings online LIVE
with tutor

$450

2 February 0021


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Profile Writing

  • Write compelling human stories.
  • Learn pacing, structure and style.
  • Valuable insights from a top profiler.

Online self-paced course

$175

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Content Writing

  • Create compelling content quickly.
  • Showcase specific expertise.
  • Engage readers with easy templates.

Online self-paced course

$245

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How to Write Media Releases

  • Learn to correctly structure releases.
  • Understand the key points to deliver.
  • Tips on maximising exposure and hit-rate.

Online self-paced course

$345

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The Business of Freelancing

  • Turn your feature writing into a business.
  • Tips on invoicing, tax and more.
  • How to be effective in quoting for jobs.

Online self-paced course

$147

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Freelance Writing Masterclass Program

  • Further real-world mentoring.
  • Direct access to expert feedback/advice.
  • Sharpen your skills, fast-track success.

Advanced

Online self-paced program
with mentor

$65 per month.
12-month commitment

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Copywriting

Learn the foundation skills to get started as a copywriter

Copywriting Essentials

  • Write headlines and words that sell.
  • Take creative briefs and do research.
  • Earn money immediately from clients.

5-week online course
with tutor and feedback

$550

18 January 2021


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Copywriting – extra skills

Increase your copywriting services and knowledge

SEO Copywriting

  • Write copy that Google loves.
  • Tips on making your words smarter.
  • Charge more as an expert.

5-week online course
with tutor and feedback

$550

1 February 0021


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How to Build a Successful Freelance Copywriting Business

  • Strategies for getting more clients.
  • How to fill your portfolio fast.
  • Position yourself as a specialist.

5-week online course
with tutor and feedback

$550

15 February 0021


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Real Estate Copywriting

  • Unlock a reliable revenue stream.
  • Tips and templates on getting started.
  • Earn course cost back in just one job.

Online self-paced course

$195

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