Information Technology and Computing Skills Courses in London and Online

Choose from one of our beginner level to advanced computing courses, covering the major Microsoft Office applications, social media, Apple Macs, digital and desktop publishing and much more. We are also a certified test centre for the European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL). All of our computing courses are taught by friendly, dedicated and experienced tutors who also offer bespoke IT training courses that can be delivered in your workplace.

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Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. LinkedIn: a detailed introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 Aug 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    In this longer, in-depth course, take a look at the crucial features to get started on building your network with LinkedIn.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  2. Instagram: a short introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 1 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Get started with using Instagram, the visually based social media site. You will learn to share photos and connect with people for business and/or personal fun.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  3. Social media content strategy

    Course Date: Thu 3 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    In order to successfully use social media for business, it is essential to have a clear strategy and create good content to encourage audience engagement. You'll learn both in this short course.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  4. LinkedIn: a short introduction

    Course Date: Mon 7 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Get started with LinkedIn with this short introductory course through learning the basics of this important business platform.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  5. Podcasting: introduction

    Course Date: Tue 8 Sep 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a fully-fledged podcast which you will produce in this course.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Excel: tables and charts

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 8 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn essential skills how to create effective tables in Excel 2016, the benefit of formatting as table and to chart your data on this short course.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  7. Social media: getting started

    Course Date: Wed 9 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This practical course is aimed at beginners who are looking to develop their social media skills for personal use or to promote their business. Learn how social media can be used to communicate with your target audience.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  8. Twitter: a short introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    An introduction to Twitter, the social networking and online news service. The course provides a base understanding of the channel for personal and professional use.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  9. Access 2016: database essentials

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 14 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the essential components of this information management tool to enable you to handle large amounts of complex data, including: setting up the database, creating data tables and forms, entering and editing data, using queries for data analyis, producing reports and establishing relationships between different parts of the database. You need basic computer literacy and competence to achieve on this course.

    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 receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit)

    For more information click here

    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: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £85.00

  10. Becoming confident on your computer

    Course Date: Tue 15 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have lots of questions about your computer? Too afraid to ask them? This complete course will guide you through the key aspects of using a PC or laptop. You'll build your confidence and learn to understand the jargon, use some free applications, save and organise files, delete and recover them, and keep your work secure. To enrol, all you need is enthusiam and basic skills with a mouse and keyboard.

    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 receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit)

    For more information click here

    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: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  11. Excel 2016 for the workplace (intermediate)

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 16 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you want to learn some of Excel 2016's more sophisticated functions? Are you an adminstrator or manager who needs to use it for more complex tasks? With realistic workplace assignments, we will cover creating statistical information using functions such as average, minimum and maximum; creating calculations based on a condition; counting entries IF they meet a condition; using more advanced formatting; effective filtering; and creating basic pivot tables to present data in an easy-to-read way.

    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 receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit)

    For more information click here

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  12. Introduction to Facebook

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 19 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn more about Facebook, the social networking site that allows you to find and communicate with friends and common interest groups. Keep in touch with family and friends or get in touch with long lost relations or school friends.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  13. Video blogging with YouTube

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to create a video blog (vlog) in your own YouTube channel. Use YouTube full capabilities as social network, video editor and publisher. Edit and enhance your videos with effects and music using open source software Shotcut. Share and connect your channel with other channels and social networks.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  14. Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ECDL Extra)

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to learn the skills you need for office work or everyday life, and gain a qualification? On this course, you will learn the core software applications required in every workplace. The course is made up of four modules: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Improving Productivity using IT. If you pass, you will receive the Level 2 Certificate in IT User Skills (ECDL Extra). This course is ideal if you have some working knowledge of Word, Powerpoint and Excel, but want to be confident you can use their most essential elements.

    You must have initial assessment before enrolling onto this course. Click on the Start Assessment button. Or call our administrator on 0207 492 2511 or email universal.skills@citylit.ac.uk to arrange an assessment with one of our course advisors.

    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 receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit)

    For more information click here

    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: £399.00
    Senior fee: £319.00
    Concession: £200.00

  15. Stay safe online

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    What does identify theft entail? What risks do you run? Learn how to protect yourself from identify theft on this course.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

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