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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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- Introduction to artificial intelligenceCourse start date: Sun 22 Oct 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Liv Helen VageStephen Hawking and Elon Musk say it's humanity's biggest threat, but you use it every day. Learn what artificial intelligence is, what it will become, and how it works.
- Generative AI: a short introductionCourse start date: Wed 25 Oct 2023 (and 6 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 Concession £64.00
- Picture book writingCourse start date: Sun 29 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Andrew WealeWould you like to write a picture book text for young children? This course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories, develop their ideas and technique.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Creative writing: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 11 Nov 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetGive creative writing a try on this fun and supportive short course. Ideal if you want to express yourself but need help in getting started. Guided exercises will encourage you to experiment and unlock your imagination.
- The physics of timeCourse start date: Sun 19 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Radmila TopalovicWe'll explore the concept of time in everyday life, using the theories of special and general relativity, and also investigate its nature in the quantum world zooming out to the large scale Universe.
- Becoming confident on PowerPoint 365 (beginner)Course start date: Thu 7 Dec 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetDo you want to learn how to create presentations? Are you completely new to PowerPoint? Can you use some PowerPoint features but want to expand your skills? On this course you will learn the essential elements of how to create an effective and engaging presentation from creating slides and slideshows from scratch, to using templates, to appropriate use of images and text. You will focus not only on the specific functions of PowerPoint but also what makes a presentation successful.
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 £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
- Ways into screenwriting: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 6 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Clive FordWant to write scripts but don't know how to start? Discover the basics of screenwriting - character, conflict and more - on this short online course that will help you shape your ideas and get your story going.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
- Clowning and physical comedyCourse start date: Sun 14 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sean CroftDiscover the fundamentals of fun, exploring what makes us laugh and what it means to be a clown. We’ll dive deep down into the funny bones of comedic genres that have lasted centuries and learn techniques in the physical style of comedy performance. No previous experience needed. Warning: a great deal of serious silliness will be had!Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £62.00
- Introduction to working with psychosexual issues in therapyCourse start date: Sun 4 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Christine LewisLearn about some common presenting psychosexual issues and some of their possible causes. Develop your awareness of what influences your own sexual desire and how you might work with sexual desire issues your clients bring.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
- Blogging: build your own blog using WordPressCourse start date: Tue 26 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Swati PanditLearn to create your own blog with this beginners course and raise your online profile.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
- Core energeticsCourse start date: Sun 12 May 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate MontagueCore Energetics is a body-mind practice designed to enhance your self-awareness, aliveness, creativity and focus, and a means to opening up physically, helping you to become aware of your energy flow.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £38.00
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