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Copywriter Courses

A Copywriter produces written material for use in advertising and promotional material. You might write about a product or service or about an organisation or activity. Copywriters consult with clients and other stakeholders to determine goals and objectives. Your prepared material may be used in print form, online or in other media such as television or radio.

Copywriters should be creative and able to write about many different subjects as required. You’ll need to be flexible and able to communicate well with people from a range of backgrounds. Copywriters must be able to handle several tasks at one time and prioritise your work when required. You should work well with deadlines and be able to work as part of a team.

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Popular Copywriter Courses

There are 5 courses available for people who want to become a Copywriter.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Copywriter earn?

In Australia, a full time Copywriter generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Copywriter?

The number of people working in this industry has grown strongly in recent years. There are currently 2,000 people employed as a Copywriter in Australia, compared to 1,500 five years ago. Copywriters may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Copywriter?

If a career as a Copywriter interests you, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing. This course will give you the skills to produce quality written material for a range of industries. A Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication may also be appropriate.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within journalism and writing. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.