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. Becoming confident with online communication: Zoom
    Course start date:  Thu 13 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, in your studies 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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  2. Excel: advanced
    Course start date:  Tue 8 Nov 2022 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)

    Tutors:  Terry Myers
    Learn advanced features of Excel: linking, advanced sorting, filtering, advanced formulae, scenarios, data validation and audit spreadsheet, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets.



    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 £123.00
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  3. Podcasting: introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 15 Nov 2022 (and 8 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    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 £84.00
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  4. A short introduction to Apple Photos
    Course start date:  Tue 1 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    Learn how to use Apple’s built in Photos programme to improve your skills in repairing, improving and organising your photographs.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
  5. Social media introduction: stage 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 8 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Understand social media by starting at the very beginning. This course offers a full orientation of the platform and tips for everyday use.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £51.00
  6. Using hashtags effectively
    Course start date:  Fri 11 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Hashtags are used on social media across many platforms, including Twitter and Instagram. This class is devoted to understanding hashtags and how to use them properly and effectively on social platforms. What is a hashtag, how do you create and track one, and how do you pick the right hashtag for your social media content.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
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  7. Business skills: how to collaborate using OneDrive and SharePoint (intermediate)
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 14 Nov 2022 (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
  8. HTML5 & CSS: intermediate (stage 2)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 15 Nov 2022

    Location on this date:  Hybrid (choose either 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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
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  9. 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
  10. Blogging: write your own blog using WordPress
    Course start date:  Tue 22 Nov 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  George Stickney
    Learn to create your own blog with this beginner’s course using WordPress and raise your online profile.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  11. Instagram for business: advanced
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 29 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    This is a follow on course from 'Instagram for business: intermediate' and is designed to help you understand the new changes on Instagram and decipher where to post content on the platform.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
  12. Using Apple Mac OS: short introduction
    Course start date:  Wed 30 Nov 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    Learn about Apple Mac computers: the desktop, layout and environment, how to open, save and close files, and navigate the operating system.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00

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