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.

Some of our courses take place in the classroom — learn more about Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit.

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  1. Japanese beginners: module 1
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 20 Jan 2022 (and 3 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Kiyomi Unten
    Learn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills, as well as reading Hiragana. Suitable for complete beginners.











    Please note: we are offering Japanese taster classes in December (course code LXJK1 - face to face and LXJ2 -online) if you would like to try out Japanese before you enrol.



    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 £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  2. Italian beginners: module 1
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Fri 21 Jan 2022 (and 2 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Laura Troisi
    Learn to speak Italian on this communicative course for beginners, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni, Italian version). Once you've completed this course you can continue with 'Italian beginners: module 2.'.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  3. Use your voice assertively
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 21 Jan 2022 (and 3 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Lloyd Wylde
    Do you want to sound more confident, grounded, self-assured and assertive? Improve your vocal skills through a series of exercises that will support you to become more vocally confident, expressive and dynamic without appearing arrogant. This course will be delivered in the college.



    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 £189.00 Senior fee £189.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  4. Spanish beginners: module 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 22 Jan 2022 (and 3 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Diego Iudicissa
    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).



    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 £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    89% of 100
  5. Social media for business: introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 23 Jan 2022 (and 1 other date)

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

    Tutors:  Manideepa Paul
    This practical course is aimed at people who would like to use social media marketing to promote their business. This class is ideal for those with some familiarity with social media. You will learn how social media can be used to



    communicate with your target audience.



    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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
    Rating:
    70% of 100
  6. Adobe InDesign: stage 1
    Course start date:  Mon 24 Jan 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  KS - 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.



    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 £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £110.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  7. French beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 25 Jan 2022 (and 6 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Isabelle Fontan
    Learn French on this lively course for beginners, taught in French with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.







    Note: The fees include all teaching materials.







    IMPORTANT: Please note that City Lit reserves the right to change the mode of delivery to online subject to government guidance.



    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 £209.00 Senior fee £209.00 Concession £127.00
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    80% of 100
  8. Adobe Illustrator: stage 1
    Last Few Places, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 25 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Gita Hahn
    Explore basic design and illustration techniques using Adobe Illustrator – the key high-end graphics software used to create logos and icons. Discover what you can achieve using paths, pens, colour, and type as you learn about infographics and designing with vectors.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £110.00
  9. Online marketing: a detailed introduction
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 28 Jan 2022 (and 2 other dates)

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

    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.



    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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  10. Short introduction to bookkeeping
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 28 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Fola Moses
    Gain very basic knowledge of bookkeeping practices and procedures that underpin accurate record keeping.



    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
  11. Podcasting: introduction
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Fri 28 Jan 2022 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £65.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  12. Introduction to Python
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 30 Jan 2022 (and 7 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Manisha Maniar
    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 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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
    Rating:
    96% of 100
  13. LinkedIn: a short introduction
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 30 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Get started with LinkedIn with this short introductory course through learning the basics of this important business platform.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £20.00
  14. Developing a marketing strategy
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 31 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Andrea Marzano
    Looking in depth at communicating your brand offline or online, you will be provided with the foundations to create a



    marketing strategy to suit your business and budget.



    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 £45.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  15. WordPress: introduction
    Course start date:  Mon 31 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    Learn the essential skills required to create a website and/or blog using the world's most popular content management system - WordPress.



    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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100

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