15 Sep

Hackney Digital Skills Training

We are pleased to announce our latest programme of free digital skills training for Hackney residents. These 2 day courses are available throughout the year and can be taken in-person at our Shoreditch studios, or online from your home or office.

Local government funding means we can deliver these courses at no cost to the learner, with the aim of improving the digital skills of residents within the borough. To be eligible for this free training you must be: a Hackney resident, a UK/EU citizen and have been aged 19 or older on 31/08/2023.

These courses are free. A deposit of £20 will be taken at the time of booking but this will be fully refunded upon completion of the course.


Introduction to Adobe

Platform Training is an Adobe Authorised Training Centre. Our practical Introduction to Adobe course provides a comprehensive introduction to the three primary applications: Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator and explores how they work together. This course will enable learners to use these key applications together to develop a professional workflow.

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Creative Media Production

Our Creative Media Production course provides a useful introduction to professional motion graphics and audio production techniques. This 2 day workshop covers practical content capture through lens and audio recording equipment before learning how to edit with Adobe Premiere Pro.

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Introduction to HTML & CSS

Participants of this course will learn how to create an attractive and well-structured web page using basic HTML and CSS. This workshop is highly recommended for anyone wishing to learn how to create websites and also for people who need to be able to edit and control existing websites or HTML newsletters.

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Introduction to WordPress

WordPress started as the world’s favourite blogging platform, but is now commonly used as a flexible content management system on which to build highly functional self-hosted websites. This two-day WordPress course will enable you to build your own self-hosted Word Press web site from scratch.

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Using Social Media for Networking

Social Media can be a useful tool for promoting yourself. This course is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to use social media to build a network of useful contacts and promote their personal profile. It covers how to set up and manage profiles on: LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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