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Course Overview

Discover how to unlock your imagination and become capable of producing inspirational content on the page and screen by taking our popular Creative Writing course. You could have the makings of an author, poet, or biographer within you, but have never let your creativity loose to follow this path. Change that right now with our help, and let us guide you towards new possibilities and opportunities in the literary world. In this course, you will learn how to kickstart your creative flow, devote time to focused writing, avoid mental blockage, and make the most of your strengths. From that foundation, you will be given tips on writing novels, researching non-fiction, bringing characters to life, using realistic dialogue, specialising in a genre, targeting an audience, or writing poetry. It also explores the business potential of writing and helps you to assess the quality of your own work. You’ll soon be looking to publish and planning a sequel.


Key Topics to Be Covered

  • Getting the story started and choosing an appropriate genre
  • Inventing new characters and keeping conversations realistic
  • Writing for a specific audience and using poetry in varied ways
  • Organising work proposals and writing professional business content 
  • Evaluating and editing your work and looking at publishing options


Learning Outcomes

  • Instant access to writing techniques and recommendations
  • Full participation in creative writing exercises 
  • Quick assessment and guidance for all theoretical assignments
  • Freedom to study in any location and at a pace that suits you
  • Expert support from dedicated tutors committed to online learning


Your Path to Success

By completing the training contained within the Creative Writing course, you will gain the ability to plan and produce content for novels or other forms of commercial writing. This can provide a significant starting point for gaining paid work as a commercial writer or author.


Is This Course Right for You?

This course is designed to provide a helpful introduction to writing, editing, and selling personal works of research or fictional output for commercial publication. As such, it offers an excellent way to gain profitable access to the literary market and the opportunities therein. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported with study periods being entirely customisable to your needs.


Certificate of Achievement


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement by the Quality Licence Scheme

An endorsed certificate will be issued for the learners as proof of their achievement after the completion of this course.

After successful course completion, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Only for £119 you can order and get endorsed certificates delivered to your home. International students have to pay an extra £10 as a postage charge.


CPD, CMA & IAO Certification from HF Online

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this course to achieve the CPD, CMA & IAO certificates. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. The learner can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.



This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Academy for Health & Fitness will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.


Assessment Method

You have to complete the assignment questions given at the end of the course and score a minimum of 60% to pass the exam and to achieve Quality Licence Scheme endorsed certificates.

Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback after you submit the assignment.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Creative Writing
Introduction to Creative Writing 00:13:00
Module 02: The Development of Creative Writing
The Development of Creative Writing 00:16:00
Module 03: Novel Writing
Novel Writing 00:18:00
Module 04: Writing Non-Fiction
Writing Non-Fiction 00:16:00
Module 05: Creating Fictional Characters
Creating Fictional Characters 00:29:00
Module 06: Writing Realistic Dialogue
Writing Realistic Dialogue 00:14:00
Module 07: Writing Horrors, Thriller and Murder Stories
Writing Horrors, Thriller and Murder Stories 00:21:00
Module 08: Writing for Children
Writing for Children 00:16:00
Module 09: Writing Poetry
Writing Poetry 00:19:00
Module 10: Proposal Writing
Proposal Writing 00:27:00
Module 11: Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking 00:15:00
Module 12: Business Writing
Business Writing 00:25:00
Module 13: Other Writings
Other Writings 00:28:00
Module 14: Editing, Evaluating and Getting Published
Editing, Evaluating and Getting Published 00:24:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Creative Writing 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Creative Writing 00:20:00
Assignment – Creative Writing 2 weeks, 1 day
Order Your Certificate
Claim Your QLS Certificate 00:00:00


Creative Writing

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