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  1. Reflexology: taster workshop
    Course start date:  Fri 19 Apr 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Janet Whitehead
    Experience the relaxing benefits of hand and foot reflexology and learn how to relieve stress using basic reflexology techniques.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
  2. Counselling: an introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 21 Feb 2024 (and 19 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Stephen Phillips
    Enhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the 3 main theoretical approaches in counselling.







    We have courses running daytimes, evenings and weekends. Whatever your schedule, you can find a course that works for you!
    Full fee £329.00 Senior fee £329.00 Concession £214.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  3. Hula hoop workout
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 22 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Cristina Codina Llavina
    Hula hoop your way to fitness! In this fun workout class you will work out all muscles, but mainly the core muscles. Hula hooping is way more fun than what you might have remembered as a child.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00
  4. Stand-up comedy: beginners
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 22 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Robert Hitchmough
    Explore the main skills you need to write and perform stand-up comedy. This course is suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £181.00
    Rating:
    86% of 100
  5. Reiki: taster workshop
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 29 Apr 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Oge Okoh
    Reiki means 'universal energy'. Learn the basic philosophy of this gentle system of healing, according to the tradition of Dr Usui.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
  6. Massage: an introduction (access to Level 3)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 6 May 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Hilary Lyons
    Gain an insight into how massage can alleviate stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn the basic techniques and how you can perform this therapy on family and friends. Suitable for those at an interest level or wishing to progress to accredited ITEC courses.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £259.00 Concession £181.00
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  7. Crime and punishment in Old London
    Course start date:  Mon 10 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Diane Burstein
    Take a guided walk through the old City and its borders taking in beheadings and brutality at the Tower, tales of cutpurses and con men, the rise of prisons and the ghastly punishments that were meted out to wrongdoers. We go on a journey to Newgate Gaol, the Bridewell Prison and the places of execution including the notorious Tyburn Tree to hear tales of brutality, escapes and the bloodthirsty crowds who watched executions. Our tour includes London’s atmospheric legal quarter taking in the Old Bailey, The Royal Courts of Justice and the Inns of Court to discover how London’s legal system developed .



    Meet outside St Paul’s Cathedral by the Statue of Queen Anne.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
  8. Certificate in counselling skills
    Course start date:  Mon 11 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Edna Ogundare
    The application process for this course is now closed.







    Do you want to develop counselling skills for paid or voluntary work? This course includes occasional weekend sessions which you will be required to join and one compulsory residential trip away.







    In order to apply for this course, please ensure that:



    • you have (or will have) completed an in person introductory counselling course of 30 hours, with an attendance record of at least 80% (within the last three years)



    OR



    • you have completed an in person introductory counselling course of 30 hours with an attendance record of at least 70%



    AND



    • you have completed an in person ‘Counselling introduction: advanced’ course (or equivalent) with an attendance record of at least 80% (within the last three years)



    • you are able to speak and write fluently in English (level 2/GCSE).
    Full fee £2,199.00 Senior fee £2,199.00 Concession £2,199.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  9. Diploma in therapeutic counselling: integrative pathway
    Course start date:  Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Ana Wellbrook
    The 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: advice@citylit.ac.uk



    For more information, please call Psychology, Counselling & Personal Development on 020 4582 0403.
    Full fee £4,599.00 Senior fee £4,599.00 Concession £4,599.00
    Rating:
    70% of 100
  10. National Portrait Gallery
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Leslie Primo
    Discover portraiture and the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. Different periods and styles are discussed each week in front of the portraits. Includes visits to the current temporary exhibitions.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  11. A history of modern art in 50 works
    Course start date:  Mon 15 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Sarah Jaffray
    Explore the history of modern art through objects and artworks in London galleries. Build a greater understanding of modern art, its experiments and the cultural rebellions that mark the period.
    Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  12. The Courtauld: an introduction
    Course start date:  Mon 22 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Julie Barlow
    The Courtauld collection includes paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and decorative arts, ranging from the medieval period to the present day. This two-part course is an opportunity to explore an outstanding collection which includes one of the richest holdings of early Italian art in Britain alongside Impressionist and Post-Impressionist gems such as Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear.
    Full fee £69.00
  13. The old Jewish East End
    Course start date:  Mon 6 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Diane Burstein
    Today the London Jewish community is associated with areas to the North West and North East of London but this tour explores the area where Jewish people settled from 1656 onwards. Take a guided walk through the streets of the East End to reveal old synagogue buildings, a soup kitchen , markets, shops, businesses and homes associated with London’s Jewish community. We’ll hear about some of the personalities associated with the area from philanthropists to performers.



    Meets outside Liverpool Street Station , Liverpool Street Exit outside the upper concourse of the stationby the Kindertransport Memorial next to McDonalds.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
  14. A day at the V&A: an introduction to the collections
    Course start date:  Mon 1 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Eyres
    Spend a fascinating day at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum exploring a range of galleries. We shall be looking at the decorative arts, paintings, sculpture and design from across the world and across the centuries in this remarkable museum.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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