THERE ARE numerous NUJ training
courses in London during the rest
of February and in March, April and
through to the beginning of May. As
the NUJ's London HQ at Headland
House is being refurbished, these
will be at various London venues
- most are at the Marx Memorial
Library in Clerkenwell Green EC1,
but do please check the venue when
you book a course.
The ever-popular "Getting Started
as a Freelance" course is on Friday
29 April, as ever delivered by tutors
Louise Bolotin and LFB's own Hina Pandya, both also of the NUJ's Freelance
Industrial Council. Course details
are at www.nuj.org.uk/events/getting-started-as-a-freelance-april-2016/.
There may still be places on the
highly-discounted (under £200) Intermediate
Adobe two-day course
starting on Thursday 3 March at
Media Training Ltd, Great Suffolk St,
SE1. Details from firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Build Your Own website for
under £50" is a two-dayer starting
Wednesday 24 February (the
course costs something over £50).
There's also "Pitching to book
publishers" on Monday 21 March,
"Mobile journalism" (journalism on
mobile phones as a platform) on
Tuesday 12 April and "Adding PR
to your portfolio" on Tuesday 26
April. "How to boost your income"
is on Wednesday 27 April. Unsure
of your skills and opportunities?
This will get your ideas rolling.
Finally, "Pitch & Deal" (negotiating
for freelances) is on Friday 6 May.
You can find details of some courses
via www.nuj.org.uk/events/search/?keyword=training which
should lead to details of how you can book.