Technology, science & business

Technology, Science & Business Courses in London and Online

Excited by new technology, scientific breakthroughs or business success? Want to improve your digital skills for the workplace or personal use? Or perhaps you'd like to delve deeper into nature, conservation or astronomy?

We have a huge range of courses to support you in your learning in programming and coding, help you understand new developments in technology with AI, machine learning, data analysis with Python and statistics, give you the tools to succeed in business and digital marketing, or enable you to explore more of the world around you with our science and nature courses.

Our tutors are highly qualified industry professionals, and will help you reach your personal goals whether you are a complete beginner or are building on existing experience.

Learning with us is flexible, with part-time courses available online in daytime, evening and weekend formats. For more information about our tutor-led interactive online courses please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Podcasting: introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 8 Nov 2022 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  David Monteith
    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.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £65.00
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  2. HTML5 & CSS: intermediate (stage 2)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 1 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Dual Mode (Online or In Person)

    Tutors:  George Stickney
    Learn how to construct a website and host it on a server using HTML5, the latest standard for HTML & CSS. You will learn how to position content using the new HTML5 Semantic Elements. Knowledge required: HTML5 & CSS: introduction (stage 1 ) or a working knowledge of HTML5.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £95.00
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  3. Introduction to Python
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 19 Jul 2022 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Rich Cochrane
    Want to learn more about how computers work or what computer programmers do? Get started in computer programming using the most popular and easy-to-use computer programming language Python.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  4. Build a website with WordPress in two sessions
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 19 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  George Stickney
    WordPress is the world's most popular content management system, and it's free! This is our one day course 'Build a website in a day with WordPress' but taught over two evenings.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £50.00
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  5. Web development: introduction to JavaScript
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 19 Jul 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Raymond Snare
    Use JavaScript to add dynamic effects and valid your web pages. You will need basic skills in HTML and CSS from the course Web design: HTML5 and CSS stage 1 or prior study.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
  6. Probability and statistics for Data Analysis
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 13 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Rich Cochrane
    Get a deep understanding of the underpinnings of data analysis with a focus on the most fundamental concepts and techniques.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
    Rating:
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  7. LinkedIn: a detailed introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Jun 2022 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Dual Mode (Online or In Person) (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Manideepa Paul
    In this longer, in-depth course, we will look at the crucial features to get started on building your network with LinkedIn.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £40.00
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  8. Data analysis with Power BI: introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 4 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Dual Mode (Online or In Person)

    Tutors:  Anis Mokadem
    Power BI is a Microsoft Product that is free to download and use, it allows to connect, transform, and visualize data.



    This can be done in Microsoft Power BI Desktop application or in Excel using Power Query and Power Pivot.



    The formulae language used in Power BI is called DAX: Data Analysis Expressions. Learning the basics of this



    language is crucial to be able to create dynamic reports.



    In this course, you will discover the world of Power Query and Power Pivots by learning the most basic but crucial



    functionalities of these environments including basic DAX functions.



    This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  9. Becoming confident with online communication: Zoom
    Course start date:  Thu 6 Oct 2022 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Are you new to Zoom? Have you started to use it but are unsure about some of its functions? Do you need to use Zoom at work or to communicate with friends and relatives? Zoom is now as essential to communication as texts, emails, smartphones and PCs. This course will take you from the basics of being on Zoom as a participant and a host, including how to join meetings and set them up. You will learn what to do in both circumstances, what appropriate etiquette is, how to use chat and other features such as breakout rooms, how to share your screen, take control of someone else's screen and how to make sure you don't do something on Zoom that you shouldn't.



    By the end of this course, you will be able to comfortably host a meeting with friends or work colleagues, communicate, privately share and collaborate on projects or ideas.



    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
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £10.00
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  10. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 7 Jun 2022 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Nikki Kelly
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction. This course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  11. Business skills: how to collaborate using OneDrive and SharePoint (intermediate)
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Collaborating across the workplace is more necessary than ever. And digital skills are essential to this ability to build relationships and cope with complexity. On this course you will develop and practise these skills not only by learning more about the features of One Drive and SharePoint but also identifying why, when and how you should use them. You will learn about the differences between One Drive and SharePoint, what they are used for, when to use one rather than the other and how to combine their use. You will focus on how to share and collaborate on documents while keeping track of files, who has worked on what when, and how to sync your files across different devices. You will also look at how to combine your work on SharePoint and One Drive with Teams and Outlook.



    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



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £60.00
  12. Workplace skills: how to be organised, focused and efficient using MS Outlook and OneNote (intermediate)
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 15 Nov 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Does the amount of data coming into your inbox and folders threaten to overwhelm you? Do you need to develop a system for managing information, tasks and meetings? MS Outlook and OneNote can be part of this system but for many people they feel part of the problem rather than the solution. This course will enable them to work for you not the other way round. You will focus on how to think about problems, solve them and what you are trying to achieve. You will work on developing an email routine that allows you to concentrate on tasks at hand and not be distracted by incoming messages. You will focus on how to create a folder system on Outlook and process using quick steps, rules, categories and colour-coding so you can keep a trace of emails, tasks and appointments. You will learn simple and efficient ways to schedule your work and use notes and task and the flagging system to keep track of your priorities. In addition you will focus on how you can integrate OneNote and Outlook to save you time.



    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



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £75.00

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