Accreditation exam

Approximately every two years, IPEd holds an Australia-wide accreditation exam designed to measure an editor’s competence against the benchmark of Australian Standards for Editing Practice. Editors who pass the three-hour exam are certified by the Accreditation Board and can use the postnominal AE (for ‘accredited editor’).

The exam is designed for editors with at least three years’ full-time editing experience or equivalent; it is not intended as an entry-level exam.

More details about the exam, including exam structure, sample exams and answer guides, are available at Accreditation exams on the IPEd website.

Next accreditation exam

The most recent accreditation exam was held on Saturday 19 May 2018. The next accreditation exam (an onscreen exam) will be held in 2020.

More details are available on the IPEd website.

 

NEWS

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    20 October 2019

    Some newcomers to IPEd may not be aware that we run a mentoring program. This is not a course in basic or beginner editing. Rather it is one of the ways you can gain new skills or learn more about … Read more

  • All about the Standing Committee on Academic Editing

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  • President’s Report 2019

    17 August 2019

    Click on the link to read the EditorsWA President’s Report from the Annual Branch Meeting on 30 July 2019: President’s report, ABM 2019 30 July 19

  • Making Connections: Kate Cuthbert workshop for editors and writers

    28 March 2019

    Networking opportunity with writers We are about to host one of our most focused outreach events ever on 13 April. Rather than contemplating our own navels and talking to ourselves we are stepping outside our immediate community to talk with … Read more