Training alert

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

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

"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 which should lead to details of how you can book.

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