Laser cutting courses in London

Our recently refurbished design and digital lab, opened by London Mayor Sadiq Kahn provides students with opportunities to take advantage of our excellent new facilities. Our Speedy 300 laser cutter handles with ease, a vast array of materials - bringing your design to life in minutes. We offer one day courses for complete beginners curious about what a laser cutter can do, as well as more intermediate level courses for students with a specific project in mind or wishing to take time to experiment with surface and design.

All courses are taught on Apple Macbook pros or iMacs, installed with the latest Adobe CC software, plus access to printers and scanners. Our dedicated technicians are experts in their field and provide exceptional support through bookable 1:1 sessions to help our more advanced learners to realise their ambitions.

  1. A short introduction to laser cutting

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 13 Oct 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A short introductory course in laser cutting, ideal for beginners or anyone wishing to add innovation to his or her own creative projects. You will learn simple software techniques using Adobe Illustrator to convert your design ideas into a variety of laser cut samples and small personal projects.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  2. Make a laser cut bangle in plastic

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 25 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Understand the process of laser cutting and engraving for fashion jewellery. Learn basic drawing skills of Adobe Illustrator on iMacs creating patterns and textures exporting files ready to be cut in our digital lab. Produce your design in wood and leave with a product and knowledge of further applications. Suitable for beginners and users of Illustrator.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  3. Laser cut your christmas cards

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 15 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to cut and etch paper with your own images, patterns or text. Learn some basic skills to personalise an existing template own using Adobe Illustrator. Send your file to be produced on our laser cutter and leave with your own Christmas cards. All materials included in a choice of colours. Suitable for absolute beginners.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  4. Laser cut a christmas decoration

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 26 Nov 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn basic steps to customise an existing template on Adobe Illustrator and create your own personalised baubles this Christmas. A fun introduction for beginners.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  5. Laser cut your gift tags

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 29 Nov 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to cut and etch paper with your own images, patterns or text. Learn some basic skills to personalise an existing template own using Adobe Illustrator. Send your file to be produced on our laser cutter and leave with your own gift tags. All materials included in a choice of colours. Suitable for absolute beginners.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

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