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  • Great reasons for a CorelDraw Training Course – Part Three

    June 2022

    In this final post about the advantages of CorelDraw I give you… Reason 3 If you have the right picture in the wrong format, CorelDraw could be just what you need to get you out of a fix. CorelDraw and …

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  • CorelDraw Training Courses—because you’re worth it!

    June 2022

    Continuing my series of “Great reasons to choose a CorelDraw training course”, welcome to… Reason No. 2 It’s not just a vector graphics drawing tool. It’s also a full-featured DTP (Desktop Publishing) programme, and, if you purchase it as part …

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  • Great reasons for a CorelDraw Training Course – Part One

    May 2022

    I’ve always thought that CorelDraw gets a pretty rough ride from folks in the graphics/design world where Adobe still reigns supreme. But starting today and over the next few weeks I’m going to give you some great reasons for choosing …

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  • Training in a Post-Covid 19 World

    May 2022

    Do you have an interest in IT training, either as a delegate or as a buyer of training – or both? We’re hoping to gather some valuable insights about how, if at all, people’s approaches to IT training might have …

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  • The Classroom is Back

    January 2022

    “So much is communicated non-verbally in face-to-face training and I’ve really missed that…” After nearly two years of delivering only online courses I’m delighted to announce that in-person training in a real classroom is finally back on our schedule. The …

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  • Safe can be fun too

    October 2021

    As winter approaches and the risks associated with the covid pandemic are far from over, we’re continuing to offer all scheduled courses online only – which, let’s face it, is not without its lighter moments and some advantages. We’ll be …

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  • We Hear You

    April 2021

    The last twelve months or so have been a bit of a learning curve for all of us. Working from home whilst home-schooling the kids, feeding the baby, walking the dog and seeing to the laundry has been a real …

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  • Continuing to give Covid a Kicking

    February 2021

    Last month I announced that I’d be offering an 80% discount on the cost of one course each month for the next few months. February could have seen you snapping up a place on the one-day online QuarkXPress Foundation course …

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  • Here we go again…

    January 2021

    When covid19 officially became a worldwide pandemic in March last year I’m sure we all thought that by the time we saw in 2021 we’d be looking back on lockdown 1.0 as a bit of a novelty that caused many …

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  • The Lost Art of Paste Up

    September 2020

    Have you ever wondered why we use words like “cut” and “paste” to describe the process of moving bits of text and pictures from one place to another in our computer programmes? In this short video, Bryony Dalefield from the …

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  • Making it easier to develop new skills

    August 2020

    “Remote working from home is the new normal. Retrain.” they said. “Upskill to improve your prospects.” That’s all very well but the reality can be very different. If you fancy turning your hand to something like SAP Business Objects for …

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  • What if this is the new normal?

    August 2020

    I’m lucky to live very close to a vast expanse of common land where I’ve been able to take long, leisurely walks most days during the coronavirus pandemic. I’m actually quite ashamed to admit that I never made better use …

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  • StaySafe – but what does it actually mean?

    March 2020

    It’s rapidly becoming one of the most-used clichés, and for good reasons, but what does “StaySafe” actually mean for us and how can we do it?   Well obviously it means thorough hand-washing, social-distancing, self-isolating and for a great many …

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  • Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update

    March 2020

    In view of the government advice to avoid all unnecessary social contact as much as possible, we are cancelling all courses scheduled for our Surrey Training Centre until further notice. All our scheduled courses will now run as online courses …

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  • Why I do what I do

    August 2017

    I believe that when people are adequately equipped to do what is expected of them, they make better use of their time, feel better about themselves, and are less stressed. In that context, training is every bit as important a …

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  • Should we ban mobile phones from training courses and meetings?

    July 2017

    A slightly different perspective on the use of mobile phones in the context of business meetings – and I’m putting training courses in the same bracket as meetings for the purposes of this post – was offered by Simon Sinek …

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  • If your logo looks like this, you need help…

    June 2017

      One of the things that often surprises me as I’m introduced to new customers around the country, is the way that many, often quite large businesses, don’t really reinforce their brand identity consistently through their day-to-day interactions either with …

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  • Are you making the most of what you’ve got?

    April 2017

    The right software training can increase your productivity, upskill employees, and cut needless tasks from your working day. It could help you develop your skills, improve your CV, boost your confidence, and remove unnecessary stress from your working life. At …

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  • How confident are you about asking questions in class?

    February 2017

    When I was at school, I was one of those kids who always felt nervous about asking questions in class in case it made me look stupid in front of my classmates, and I didn’t want them to make fun …

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  • Practical, Well Structured, Useful and Enjoyable

    February 2017

    When we asked our customers which words they would use to describe their PPA Training Course experience, look at what they had to say… You can’t really ask for much more in a training course can you?

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