Our range of training courses answers many of the UK’s digital skill shortages as identified by the Digital Skills for the UK Economy Economy Report published in 2017, the Employment and Social Development report by RBC Economics Research published in 2019 and the World Economic Forum’s, Jobs of Tomorrow Report, published in 2020.
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How to build a WordPress website – The two day WordPress training course will equip delegates with the practical skills and confidence to build and manage a WordPress website. You will learn the complete start-to-finish process for installing and configuring WordPress, taking you from a blank PC screen to a functioning, professional website and blog. You will learn how to install and use a portfolio of tried and tested powerful plugins, you will acquire best-practice techniques, learn essential tips on Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and Google Analytics. You will learn how to build a WordPress website and leave the course with your WordPress website ready for business.Find out more »
The 2 day Social Media Intelligence SOCMINT training course will equip delegates with the practical skills and confidence to search across key social networks to identify influencers, monitor key topics and extract actionable intelligence to assist decision support. The Social Media Intelligence training is also available as an onsite and client customised private course. Please contact the course administrator for details.Find out more »
The 2-day training course will equip delegates with the practical skills and confidence to create effective podcasts for both internal/corporate and external/public communication campaigns. Information overload and fake news have had a negative impact on how people assimilate ideas and information. Long-form audio content in the form of a podcast is an ideal way to communicate complex information that can be listened to at work, whilst traveling or at home. Around 7.1 million people in the UK now listen to podcasts each week. That’s one in eight people and is an increase of 24% over the past year – and more than double over the past five years. Ofcom research found that half of the listeners have joined the podcast wave in the last two years, perhaps as a reaction against the "persistent noise" from fake news, click-bait journalism and social media algorithmic targeting.Find out more »
The 3-day Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) training course is so much more than just browsing the World Wide Web. Our training programme is the Pathfinder XXI course and aims to share the unique Arno Reuser RIS OSINT Methodology to do open source research in a planned, systematic and structured way to find open source information that you would otherwise never find. Using the methodology, delegates will learn in-depth techniques to find all relevant information from open sources, execute a systematic research plan, to use for market research, investigations, intelligence production, fact-checking techniques or vulnerability testing.Find out more »
A half-day intensive Mobile Phone Video Production training course in the art of creating compelling short form (2-4 min) video content using a mobile device and free digital editing and filmmaking apps. You will learn how to create content that grabs the attention of audiences who have short attention spans and use mobile devices.Find out more »
All public training courses can be customised into client-specific and in-house private courses.