21st Century Training

Training Courses

Our Training department offers high-quality, low-cost creative training courses to corporates and small businesses alike. Our training courses allow beginners and professionals to expand their IT, business and management skills with the minimum of fuss and expense. Our small classes allow clients plenty of individual assistance from our experienced trainers.

“I thought the course was an extremely practical introduction to TV and Scriptwriting. This gives me something to think about when applying the new approach that we have in mind when deleivering an e-learning course.” Scriptwriting course – Mark, Unicorn Training Group.

“I was amazed at how fast I got working with After Effects. I feel I can now go away and discover the software more and develop my understanding even further.” Adobe After Effects – Graham, Doncaster College.

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“Excellent course – very clear teaching of a whole range of issues. I know when booking the course content was a lot – was amazed at how quickly the tutor smoothly ran from one topic and covered such a wide area.” Final Cut Pro Introduction course – Sandra, Windsor Boys School.
Our Training department offers high-quality, low-cost creative training courses to corporates and small businesses alike. Our training courses allow beginners and professionals to expand their IT, business and management skills with the minimum of fuss and expense. Our small classes allow clients plenty of individual assistance from our experienced trainers.

Web Design Training Courses

“Very informative, and good for complete new starters on HTML. Helped me complete my grounding of HTML.” HTML Intro training course – Lianne, Toshiba.

“Today has been very informative. The facilitator has been knowledable and delivered the training in a very easy to understand and pleasant manner. I cant fault the course, the content or the delivery. Many thanks to Cliff.” HTML Intro training course – Mark, Safestore.

“Friendly, informative and flexible. I now have the knowledge and tools to go away and brief our designers concisely and effectively. Plus I can administer the site myself. Thanks.” WordPress training course – Alison, The Henry Moore Foundation.

“A great way to get to grips with the basics and then beyond. Helped me realize the potential of WordPress as a powerful tool for not only creating and managing a website, but also maintaining, refining and expanding upon it’s uses as both content and traffic grows. Great stuff.” WordPress training course – Stuart, Silva Screen Records Ltd.

An Introduction to HTML and CSS (1 day)

Get a grounding in the correct use of HTML in this focused one day course. This course is perfect for anyone planning to use HTML in web design, be it for WordPress, Dreamweaver or any other field.

WordPress Introduction – installation & familiarisation (1 day) – Our Introduction to WordPress training course gives you a complete and detailed overview of WordPress: from downloading and installing the software, through learning how to use it quickly and effectively, to customising WordPress and highlighting some the options open to you for expanding on it’s possibilities and potential.

WordPress Advanced – plugins and themes (1 day) – Our WordPress Advanced training course digs deeper into the capabilities of WordPress, examining many of the top plugins available that greatly enhance the capabilities of WordPress driven websites. In addition, the use and creation of themes is examined in detail, via a hands on workshop utilising the popular theme design program Artisteer.

WordPress & Woocommerce – setting up your own store (1 day) – Our WordPress & Woocommerce training course is a unique course that explains how best to setup your very own ecommerce store using WordPress and the powerful plugin Woocommerce.

WordPress Essentials Training Course (2 days) – This course combines our introduction and advanced WordPress courses at a specially discounted rate.

WordPress Complete Training Course (3 days) – This course combines all 3 days of our WordPress courses at a specially discounted rate.

Complete Adobe Photoshop Training Course (2 days)

An intensive two day course introducing you to Adobe Photoshop and all of its power and potential. Ideal for beginners new to Photoshop who wish to learn how to get to grips with this software quickly. Alternatively, you can take the Adobe Photoshop Introduction and Adobe Photoshop Advanced courses separately.

STOP PRESS: Back soon, our WEB DESIGN WEEK features a full five day intensive week of web design training courses at a specially discounted price. Send us an enquiry to stay informed.

Web Marketing Training Courses

“I was totally satisfied with the course and the techniques i learnt. The tutor was brilliant, and the information was invaluable! Highly recommend it to anyone wanting to get into SEO and Websites.” Internet Marketing & SEO training course – Daniel, Toshiba.

“Thoroughly thought provoking and carried out in a structured format and packed full of easy to remember content. A great way to get to grips with the jungle of social media.” Social Media training course – Trevor, John R Ford & Sons Ltd.

“Course was brilliant, covered every aspect of what I wanted to gain out of it. The tutor was very knowledgable and willing to answer any questions that we had. Small class size, but was excellent as we had special attention and information tailored to our needs. Would recommend highly.” Google AdWords training course – Paula, Comms Room Services.

The Essense of SEO and Internet Marketing (1 day)

A vital one day course that explores all of the most successful online marketing techniques currently available and how you can best utilise them in your marketing campaigns.

In addition, this course teaches a broad understanding of search engine optimisation, focusing on what key words to target, how to optimise your web site correctly and how to promote your site in a way designed to increase your search engine ranking.

The Social Media Workshop (1 day)

An intensive, hands-on course which examines how best to utilise the power of Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn when seeking to promote your goods and services.

Google AdWords Training Course (1 day)

This one day intensive course is ideal for those wishing to master Google Adwords, from cost-per-click (CPC) pricing (so you pay only for the clicks you receive and at a price you set) to devising your own targeted ads and managing your daily budget, this course teaches you how to most effectively control and manage your Google Adword campaigns.

The Art of Web Business (1 day)

A powerful and comprehensive guide to the art of running a successful web based business, taught by a respected industry leader with over 15 years experience.

This course now also incorporates our previous Web Hosting training course, including what all the jargon means and how you can make the best and most educated choice for your future web hosting provider.

Video Editing Training Courses

“Very well presented, with excellent manner and clear and calm instruction. Thanks.” Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7 training course – Michael, The Control Room Ltd.

“A very full day but never felt rushed and there was always time to go back if I was unsure. The trainer could not have been more helpful and understanding and worked through at a pace that was very comfortable.” Introduction to Final Cut Pro 7 training course – Graham, Focus Video.
An Introduction to Final Cut Pro X (1 day)

If you have never used Final Cut Pro before and are looking to gain an insight into this superb software, our one day course is ideal.

Essential Final Cut Pro X Techniques (2 days)

Learn the specific functionality that you require of this software to create polished and convincing film, video and movie clips.

Essential Premiere Pro Training Course (1 day)

This one day intensive course will give you a comprehensive grounding in Adobe Premiere and provide the skills to bring your ideas to life.

Essential After Effects Training Course (1 day)

This Essential After Effects course is designed to allow those new to video post production techniques to get the most from this immensely powerful software.

Film, TV & Media Training Courses

“This course was both insightful and detailed. I was pleased with the amount of help and advise given. The tutor was great at explaining everything and made it all very clear to me.” Film and TV Industry Intro Course – Laura, Bank Machine.

“I have been very impressed with the tv and film course, the tutor was amazing and I would love to come back in the future and do either script writing or the comedy writing or even editing. xxxx” Film and TV Industry Intro Course – Maria, Princes Trust.

“Very informative as a good introduction to the the art of camerawork. Many thanks.” Film Making Fundamentals – Mark, Welwyn Tool Group Ltd.

“The course has opened my eyes. I would happily recomend to friends. Spot on!” Film Making Fundamentals – Rob, Endemol Sport.

“A very helpful and interesting insight. A very strong overview of everything I needed to know. A lot of information, but all well delivered and on a personal basis. Thanks very much. ” Film & TV Scriptwriting training course – Steven.

“The course gives a great insight to comedy writing, every aspects are covered in depth.  i have definately learnt a lot on this course, it has been very inspiring.” Comedy Scriptwriting training course – James, BSkyB.

An Introduction to the Film and TV Industry (1 day)

If you’ve ever thought about a career in film or television, then this course is for you! Our course helps you focus your attention on getting a foot in the door by offering practical advice, from learning who best to approach, to finding an agent and dealing with contracts. The aim of this course is deciding the right path for you.

Fundamental Film Making Techniques (1 day)

If you wish to get to grips with the latest digital video equipment then this course will provide you with all the information you need to get up to speed, gaining a solid foundation of practical knowledge. We will present an overview of the equipment currently available and show you the best ways of setting up your camera to get the shot you want – the way you want it to look.

The YouTube Viral Video Training Course (1 day)

Video marketing on websites such as YouTube, Yahoo! video or Google is all the rage. But how do viral videos actually work, and how can they be produced and marketed effectively and with some guarantee of success? This unique one day YouTube Viral Video training course guides you through all of the most important aspects of producing and marketing your very own YouTube viral videos.

An Introduction to Photography (1 day)

An exciting and creative learning experience taught by an expert Photographer our Photography training course offers a concise, detailed and practical guide to mastering the skills required.

An Introduction to Green Screen Techniques (1 day)

A detailed introduction into the world of green screen lighting and filming techniques and how you can best purchase, setup and utilise your very own green screen studio on a budget.

Film and TV Scriptwriting (2 days)

If you’ve ever wanted to write screenplays that sizzle but don’t know where to start, this course shows you the way. Whether you’ve already written for other media and want to find your voice in the world of Film and TV or are bursting to get your ideas on paper for the first time, this course provides you with the solid foundations you need to get your work into the marketplace. Using a combination of tutor examples, script analysis, clip screenings and writing exercises, you’ll be armed with the tools you need to give your work the chance it deserves.

Comedy Scriptwriting Course (1 day)

This course provides everything the comedy writer needs to get started including an analysis of the contemporary comedy market, and the tools required to write sketches, create a sitcom, write a ‘dramady’ (comedy-drama), or a big screen film comedy.

Need more convincing? Check out our testimonials page or call us for a chat on 01727 827733.