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We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden

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  1. Ways into poetry: intensive
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 29 Sep 2024 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Billie Manning
    Are you just starting to write poetry? This shorter version of our introductory Ways into poetry course offers an opportunity to experiment with language and a variety of poetic devices. Discover the key elements of a poem in a friendly and interactive class.



    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 £119.00 Concession £60.00
  2. Podcasting: introduction
    Course start date:  Fri 7 Jun 2024 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a podcast which you will produce in this course.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    91% of 100
  3. Drawing for beginners
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 27 Oct 2024 (and 13 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Andrea Voisey
    Explore traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, you will be introduced to key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £169.00
  4. Introduction to programming
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 22 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Roden Derveni
    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.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  5. Excel: analysing data (stage 1)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 9 Jun 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Nick Brown
    Develop essential skills to tackle complex data sets & create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, formatting and perfecting your commentary skills. Some familiarity with using Excel is required.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
    Rating:
    87% of 100
  6. Search engine optimisation (SEO)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 13 Oct 2024

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

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    Would you like your website to appear higher up in search results, in Google or other search engines? Learn the basics of ethical optimisation and how to set up site structure and website copy for optimum search engine coverage.



    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 £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
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  7. Jewellery: understanding rubies, sapphires and emeralds
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 20 Oct 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Judith Crowe, Derek Jhinnoo
    Join this fascinating one day course for a valuable insight into the trade of rubies, sapphires and emeralds, different types of these precious stones on the market, and how to assess them. Learn about how the beautiful stones are mined, cut, graded and priced, as well as exploring common simulants. No previous experience necessary.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
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  8. Ascension Meditation
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 27 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sally Page
    Ascension is a system which allows you to rise beyond the limiting structure of your mind. Here you discover the magic and power of life beyond those limits. It reconnects you with your natural state of love and harmony so that you can discover inner peace, freedom, and a living experience of oneness.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
  9. Tools for Effective Project Management
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 27 Oct 2024

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

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    An introduction to popular tools for effective project management.



    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 £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
  10. Public speaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gavin Illsley
    This intensive Saturday course will help you to learn techniques and develop skills which will boost your confidence for all types of situations when you have to say a few words in public. This course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  11. Create content using Canva AI
    Course start date:  Fri 22 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    This is a new course In the Business and Technology department, and we are currently developing the course outline. Please check back soon.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
  12. Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
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