Courses to boost your CV

At City Lit, we understand the importance of a great CV and the skills needed to stand out to employers. Our courses aim to help give you an advantage in securing employment and also provide you with the skills required to succeed in industry.


With courses in public speaking, business writing, computer skills and more, we know we have something that will help you achieve your professional goals, whether that is to make a career change, climb the professional ladder or kick-start your own business.


Many of our courses are taught online, allowing you the flexibility to join from anywhere in the world. For more information on studying online, please read our guide to online learning. We also have courses that take place at our site, conveniently located in Covent Garden in central London.

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  1. Introduction to Python
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Dec 2022 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (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 popular and easy-to-use computer programming language Python.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  2. Podcasting: introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Dec 2022 (and 6 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Sheila Knowles
    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
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  3. Social media content strategy
    Course start date:  Mon 5 Dec 2022 (and 2 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    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 class.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
    Rating:
    91% of 100
  4. City Lit Pro: Adobe Creative Cloud intensive stage 1
    Course start date:  Tue 6 Dec 2022 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Andrea Marzano
    City Lit Pro courses are tailored for accelerated learning for busy people who need to learn key skills for the workplace. On this Adobe Creative Cloud course, covering Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, you will learn key tools and techniques to develop, deliver and optimise vector graphics, photographic images and page layout and design.
    Full fee £449.00 Senior fee £449.00 Concession £449.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  5. Logic for programmers
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 8 Dec 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Rich Cochrane
    Formal logic is the foundation of all computing but it can seem dry and intimidating. Level up your coding, maths or general reasoning skills with this compact, interactive introduction to a fascinating subject.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  6. Facebook for business
    Course start date:  Fri 9 Dec 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Discover how Facebook can be used as a cost effective method for promoting your business. You will learn to use Facebook to connect existing and potential clients.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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  7. Instagram for business: introduction
    Course start date:  Wed 14 Dec 2022 (and 3 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Learn how to use Instagram, the visual social media site, to market your business and communicate with your customers.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  8. Create your elevator pitch
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to introduce yourself and what you do. With a good pitch, you can avoid rambling, sound professional, and introduce your business with confidence when someone asks 'What do you do?'.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  9. Adobe InDesign: stage 1
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gita Hahn
    Adobe InDesign is the key desktop publishing software used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines and books. On this stage 1 course you'll learn how to plan and design a publication, construct simple advertisements and lay out a multi-column page.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £142.00
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  10. Game theory for programmers
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Rich Cochrane
    Game theory offers a precise framework for thinking about human interactions and rational decision-making. A great toolbox for game designers, economists, programmers and decision-makers of all kinds.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  11. Excel: advanced
    Course start date:  Tue 10 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Aurica Jalba
    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
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  12. Online marketing: a detailed introduction
    Course start date:  Thu 12 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    A popular course that provides an in-depth look at the tools and techniques you can use to market your business on the internet. Examine Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), web advertising with Google AdWords and social media marketing among other topics, along with the management tools needed to measure success.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  13. Adobe Photoshop: stage 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Michael Harding
    Learn about the potential and possibilities available to you when using Adobe Photoshop,and develop some practical skill and knowledge.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    84% of 100
  14. Spanish beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Jan 2023 (and 10 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Cristina Casado
    Learn to speak Spanish on this lively, communicative course for complete beginners. Taught in Spanish with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills. Based on units 1-5 of Ele Actual A1 (libro del alumno) and exercise book (SM Publishers).
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    89% of 100
  15. Introduction to programming
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Mohamad Marouni
    This is a beginner's course designed for anyone who wants to dip their toes into the exciting world of programming and see what all the fuss is about. Perfect if you want to make your first step in learning any of the programming languages at City Lit.



    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 £71.00 Concession £58.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100

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