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Whether you want to try something new, revive your passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
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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Whether you want to try something new, revisit a past passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Our courses taught by experts and professionals with real world experience. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
Our online course are live, interactive and usually delivered in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. Onsite courses are delivered at our world class London locations near Covent Garden.
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- Yoga: intermediateCourse start date: Fri 21 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Bram WilliamsWould you like to build on and extend your existing yoga practice? Work in depth on more challenging postures, and increase your stamina, flexibility, and concentration. Suitable for those with some experience of yoga.Full fee £189.00
- Meditation and mindfulnessCourse start date: Fri 21 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Bram WilliamsLearn meditation and mindfulness techniques to develop resilience, equanimity and empathy. Focus and apply awareness more creatively, both in meditation and in daily life, and engage with life’s challenges.Full fee £149.00
- Acting: beginnersCourse start date: Fri 28 Apr 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gemma KerrExplore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course, designed for people with little or no experience of acting. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and supportive environment.Full fee £199.00
- Feldenkrais: awareness through movementCourse start date: Tue 18 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Charlotte SeirbergLearn how to reduce tension and move with more ease, and notice improvements in your mobility, posture, breathing, balance, coordination and quality of life.Full fee £149.00
- Diploma in therapeutic counselling: integrative pathwayCourse start date: Wed 15 Sep 2021 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Ana WellbrookThe application process for this course is now closed.
You will need to have completed a level 3 certificate in counselling skills course (minimum 145GLH) within the last three years to be eligible to apply. This two-year course awarded by ABC Awards qualifies you to practise as a counsellor.
The course fee is £2225, plus an upfront fee of £2374 payable at the time of your enrolment.
If you are unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans
If you are unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on other financial support available. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on (telephone temporarily unavailable) or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please call Psychology, Counselling & Personal Development on (telephone temporarily unavailable).Full fee £4,599.00
- City Lit bookbindingCourse start date: Tue 27 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate RochesterStep into bookbinding with this three-term course. Learn essential techniques and develop skills in using tools and materials to produce your own work. A stimulating, challenging and comprehensive introduction for beginners.Full fee £1,159.00
- City Lit animationCourse start date: Tue 18 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Litza JanszPassionate about animation? Fancy spending a year building skills in traditional and digital animation techniques and producing your own animation project? Taught by professional animators, this exciting fast-track practical course gives you the opportunity to explore both commercial and experimental approaches to animation using professional equipment and software. Whether you’re a complete beginner or have some animation experience you can join our award winning alumni.
A fantastic start to a new career or simply a chance to pursue your passion with like-minded people.Full fee £2,169.00
- City Lit fine jewellery workshopCourse start date: Tue 11 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetWork independently on your own jewellery projects in our well equipped jewellery workshop. This is an opportunity for self-directed and untutored bench time, sharing the studio with the year long VV414 City Lit fine jewellery course.Full fee £699.00
- City Lit fine jewelleryCourse start date: Tue 11 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Elizabeth Bone, Rae Duncan, Mona Hadinejad, Emilia Netto, Katrin SprangerThis advanced course will refine your existing jewellery making and design skills, through sessions in the workshop and guided independent study tasks. With an ethos of ‘idea to product,’ developing your personal research, design and making approach, there will be structured modules and projects encouraging you to build on your technical skills, presentation, and professional practice. We will explore material, finish and construction, alongside professional practice methodologies such as drawing, prototyping, outsourcing, pricing, and selling. The course culminates with working towards the production of a final body of work to be exhibited in public.
Not sure this course is right for you? Come to our free School of Visual Arts Open Day on Saturday 20th May. Search VQ009 on our website for more details.Full fee £1,499.00
- Advanced children's book illustration: professional practiceCourse start date: Tue 11 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tim Ellis, Zehra Hicks, Dee ShulmanInterested in a career in Children’s Book Illustration, or advancing your practice to the next level? With the guidance and support of your tutors, you will have the opportunity to engage with experienced industry professionals, and develop your practice and personal visual vocabulary to a professional standard.
Confirmed visitors/speakers include:
- Annie Eaton, former editorial director, Random House Penguin
- Margaret Hope, art director, Welbeck Publishing Group
- Arabella Stein, Managing Director, Bright Agency.Full fee £2,399.00
- ESOL: Develop your listening skills (entry 3-level 1)Course start date: Tue 9 May 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you tired of asking people to repeat themselves? Do you nod and smile when you don't understand? Do you wish you could understand the TV better or follow phone conversations more easily? Good listening skills are essential to your English language development and students often never learn specific listening techniques. This course will help you change your experience of listening to English. It will change from being a stream of meaningless sounds into one in which you can identify the words and focus on the meaning of what you are hearing. You will be able to relax when you are having conversations and enjoy films without subtitles!
You need to do a pre-course assessment face-to-face or online. Contact email@example.com / (telephone temporarily unavailable) or click the Start Assessment button on this page. Log on with your email address (not name).
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 hereFull fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £65.00
- PotteryCourse start date: Tue 20 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amy Hughes, Alex SimpsonExperience and explore all the making techniques in ceramics: coiling, slab-building, press moulds and throwing on the wheel. Also included is an introduction to basic glazing and simple glaze mixing.Full fee £1,219.00
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