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All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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- Learning to use your iPhoneCourse start date: Thu 28 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetIs your iPhone confusing you? Are you unsure how to make the most of its many features? This short course will help you understand your phone, troubleshoot problems and use some of its most popular features and apps. By the end of the course you will be confident you can use or find out how to use the key features of your phone.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
- Emergency First Aid at Work: Qualsafe Level 3 Award (RQF)Course start date: Sat 23 Sep 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Steven FaerberDo you know what to do if there is an accident at work or someone complains of chest pains? Gain a qualification in emergency first aid and acquire the knowledge and confidence to help someone until the emergency services arrive. Please bring photographic ID.
Please note: This course is excluded from our usual refund and transfer policy. Please ensure you read the course outline fully to ensure the course is right for you. Transfers are not possible once the course has started.
Cancellations must be made in writing 21 days before the start of the course to be eligible for a refund and a 20% admin charge will be deducted from the refund amount.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £109.00
- Build a website in a day with WordPressCourse start date: Mon 2 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Julian HoldenWordPress 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.
- Book arts drop-inCourse start date: Thu 5 Oct 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sue DoggettA one-day, tutor supported book arts workshop. This short course is ideal for students who would like some technical or conceptual advice and the space to work on a personal project. Students will work independently with one to one support.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
- Authenticity Beyond AppearanceCourse start date: Mon 9 Oct 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetJoin us for an inspiring evening, hearing from experts who will discuss how society's obsession with appearance, is having a catastrophic impact on mental health and how there is a collective responsibility to conquer eating disorders.
Panellists include: Dr Ally Jaffee (Multi-Award wining NHS Junior Doctor), Dr Chukwuemeka (London-based specialty doctor in eating disorders) James Downs (passionate advocate of mental wellness and is very open about his lived experience of disordered eating).and head of charity projects at The Bridge; Katrina Rawson-Mackenzie.
This event has been curated by The Bridge, a charity which supports the health and wellbeing of women.Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
- Metta MeditationCourse start date: Mon 9 Oct 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Madlyn Ray-JonesJoin together in community to practice Metta meditation. We will be directing loving kindness to ourselves and then, in a sequence of expansion, towards others. The practice helps to focus and calm the mind, and cultivate feelings of joy, gratitude, and compassion. Please wear comfortable clothing as we will prepare for meditation with some gentle movements and stretches. All equipment will be provided, and everyone is welcome.Full fee £5.00 Senior fee £5.00 Concession £5.00
- Ikigai: the Japanese secret to a long and happy lifeCourse start date: Mon 9 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hilary LyonsThe people of Japan believe that everyone has an Ikigai or a reason for being. Finding it can lead to a hap-pier, more fulfilled life. Explore your existing talents and future potential within a framework of purpose, vo-cation and passion.
- Holistic massage: taster workshopCourse start date: Mon 16 Oct 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Hilary LyonsInterested in massage but don't know where to begin? Why not try this general introduction to massage! Learn about the many benefits of massage, as well as basic massage techniques to use on friends and family.
- Art history tasterCourse start date: Tue 19 Sep 2023 (and 14 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Sarah JaffrayCurious about art history? Join us for this taster session where we explore different ways into visual art and its histories, from the ancient to the contemporary.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Screenprinting in a dayCourse start date: Tue 17 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Adam HogarthIn this fun, 1-day workshop you will be taught how to print and register a two colour screenprint using monoprint, colour blends and pre-made photographic screens. You will be taught some basic screen making process and insight into making digital artwork. This will set you up for longer and more advanced screenprinting classes.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- French tasterCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetGet a flavour of French and its basic sentence structure. Learn some useful phrases and some pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners and those who might like to take it further.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
- Generative AI: a short introductionCourse start date: Fri 15 Sep 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate ScottThis is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00
- Instagram for business: introductionCourse start date: Tue 31 Oct 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amber Raney-KincadeLearn how to use Instagram, the visual social media site, to market your business and communicate with your customers.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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