Technology, science & business

Excited by new technology, scientific breakthroughs or business success? Or perhaps you'd like to delve deeper into nature, conservation or astronomy? We have a huge range of courses which help you to get your head around modern technology, give you the tools to succeed in business, or enable you to explore more of the world around you. Our courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends, and are held in Covent Garden. Find our contact details under 'About technology, science and business'.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

Technology, science & business highlights

Computing skills

Computing skills

Science

Science

Nature & ecology

Nature & ecology

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  1. A short introduction to Windows 10

    Course Date: Sun 18 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase your confidence in using Windows 10 with this short course.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  2. Access: advanced

    Course Date: Mon 12 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features of databases: relationships, data validation, advanced form design, subforms, multiple queries, advanced reports, macros and switchboard. Knowledge required: essentials course or equivalent knowledge and experience. See also ECDL advanced.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £100.00

  3. Access: essentials

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basics of computer databases: setting them up, creating data tables and forms, entering and editing data, using queries, producing reports and relationships. Required: basic computer literacy and the ability to use a mouse and keyboard.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £100.00

  4. An introduction to bookkeeping

    Course Date: Sun 28 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures that underpin accurate record keeping. A valuable addition to your CV.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £175.00

  5. Android tablet: getting started

    Course Date: Sun 30 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about the Android operating system and how to use its features, including browsing the web and downloading apps for different types of task. You will need to bring your Android tablet or Android phone to class.



    Please note that this course is about using the common features of the Android operating system as found on all Android devices. It doesn't cover specific features provided by your device or, in the case of Android phones, your network operator.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £35.00

  6. Artificial intelligence: threat or promise?

    Course Date: Thu 8 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From chatbots to medical diagnosis machines, what challenges and promises does this technology offer to society? This overview course will look at the history, science and philosophical questions behind the rapid and astonishing developments in this field.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £39.00

  7. Astronomy at the UCL observatory, Mill Hill

    Course Date: Mon 24 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    An intensive course with unique access to the facilities of the UCL Observatory, including practical experiments and solar observations. Learn how stars live and die, the characteristics of the variety of planets that orbit them and discover the mysteries of Dark Matter and Dark Energy. Tutors: UCL staff.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  8. Astronomy day: The universe: 13.8 billion years in a day

    Course Date: Sat 24 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A unique opportunity to spend a day travelling though the history of the universe from the Big Bang to the rise of galaxies and exploding stars to the creation of earth-like planets and possibility of life. The most massive stars in the Universe will be described and discussed, based on spectacular images from the space and ground-based telescopes. The enormous significance of these stars spans from prolific star formation, powerful outflows, shaping of galaxies, and forging live-giving chemical elements. Speakers will discuss the history of our planet and the sequence of accidents that have produced this unique and fragile environment where life emerged and developed to amazing levels of complexity and diversity, but always unified by the same basic chemical patterns. Would this happen elsewhere in the Universe?
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Course Date: Sun 7 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  10. Astronomy: a practical guide

    Course Date: Sun 11 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have taken some introductory steps in astronomy, here is a chance to develop your use of eyes, binoculars and telescopes and to demystify technical terms. There will be advice on planning observations and how to identify what you see.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  11. Blogging: write your own blog using WordPress

    Course Date: Wed 7 Jun 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about blogging and how to create your own blog.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  12. Brand identity

    Course Date: Tue 23 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Every successful business or product has a clear visual identity that is present in all aspects of the marketing mix. In this course you will understand the process of creating a strong, clear and consistent visual brand identity that goes well beyond designing a logo.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  13. Build a website in a day with WordPress

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    WordPress is the world's most popular content management system, and it's free! On this intensive, one-day course you'll learn how to use it to build your own website.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  14. Build a website in a fortnight with WordPress

    Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use WordPress, the world's most popular website building program. This is our one day course 'Build a website in a day with WordPress' but taught over two evenings.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  15. Build an e-shop with Wordpress

    Course Date: Mon 5 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Use e-commerce plugins and themes to create an online shop using WordPress. You'll need to have basic WordPress skills like those covered on 'Build a website in a day with WordPress' or 'WordPress essentials'.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £125.00

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