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"Very smooth pre-course communication. Piers is an excellent experienced trainer, that took his time to tailor his advices and tips for the individual. "
"The trainer Piers was absolutely fantastic. He was very knowledgeable, patient and really tailored his examples to the delegates. He went at a good pace and we had lots of great discussions. Thank you! "
"Keeping me in the loop with all the changes due to COVID-19. Being flexible with my learning needs (catering directly to my role at the RCSLT)"
"Keeping things focused, efficiency"
"Pasty Isles was an excellent teacher, very patient and explained things in a clear way, she made the course enjoyable! "
"Informative, relevant and friendly "
"I enjoyed the small class size as it allowed for all participants to be constantly involved in the discussions. The breakout exercises were interesting and a great way to reinforce the theory were had covered. "
"Very responsive organisation. Experienced and personable."
"Really good - very good examples. I loved the interactiveness of the course and the chance to talk things through and explain reasonings behind decisions. Really good! Definitely lots to put into practice "
"Explaining, being welcoming and personable"
"well organised, good facilities, great teachers"
"Really liked the practice on writing titles and going through the points to ensure you cover when editing text"
"Being accessible and inspiring"
"Class size, resources, knowledgeable and friendly trainer. "
"Patsy was fab. She was interesting and knowledgeable, using examples from her experience and applying it to attendees needs. Good pace. Good space. Thank you."
"Very approachable, flexible trainer."
"The course was excellent and gave me more confidence in my subbing activities. "
"Very useful learning about features on the course, given me the confidence to do these in future. The lunch is amazing as ever and good small courses. "
"A friendly and hands on approach."
"Our trainer was very knowledgeable and I found the centre really friendly and modern"
"Really live the size of class - trainer was rly helpful and answered our questions, sitting area is nice and food was lush! "
"excellent teacher, knowledgeable and friendly. The day was run very smoothly and office is lovely. no complaints! "
"Everything was excellent - staff and trainer was very friendly, course was genuinely useful and practical."
"Great food, v welcoming atmosphere, lots of breaks, fab trainer."
"amazing food. loved the activities and found it all very relevant"
"Explaining everything, making it fun with exercises and the use of examples. Alice was great at keeping us engaged."
"Legal law explanation part was clear, workshops were effective and informative too."
"The content of the course was well communicated, interesting and relevant. It was great to have exercises to consolidate what we'd learnt and good to be able to feed back to the tutor. Delicious food and very friendly atmosphere."
"Pierres was a fantastic tutor throughout this two day course."
"Everything was fantastic, from Piers to the venue to the food and drink. So pleasantly surprised and will definitely recommend."
"Great class sizes and one-to-one support available."
"The course with Piers was incredibly well put together, interesting, and very useful. The facilities are fantastic and the team is lovely and approachable. I would highly recommend the course and am already looking forward to taking another one in the near future! "
"Very professional, laid back environment"
"Small class meant having great support and 121 attention from the trainer - that was super valued!"
"Experienced trainer, the course covers areas that are useful for my work"
"Environment, friendly, relaxed. I have thoroughly enjoyed being here. "
"Varied activities, positive feedback, making the content interesting "
"It was a really great course and friendly informed teacher. "
"great location, equipment, environment, welcome, practical knowledge"
"Timing, subject, facilities, food, friendliness."
"Trainer - extremely informative and knowledgeable "
"In a nut shell, everything! Alice covered everything in detail and answered any questions/clarified areas of uncertainty "
"Staff we friendly, attentive and the food was amazing. Trainers knew their stuff, sat with us at lunch and were genuine. "
"Really liked how small the class size was; excellent classrooms. "
"Giving extensive knowledge of the subject area and loads of tips on how to improve on the area. "
"Everything else I thought was run brilliantly and the teacher was excellent."
"The trainer gave clear practical advice. I feel like I've come away with tools to help me with my day-to-day work. "
"approachable, humorous, friendly, engaging "
"Engaging good content, good feedback"
"Our teacher was fantastic. Thoroughly enjoyable"
"The organisation and guidance across the two days couldn't be faulted. Engaging lessons with interesting topics."
"Front of house service is always good and staff are friendly."
"It was a lovely environment and I really enjoyed the course"
"Practical examples. Putting learnt skills to practise was incredibly useful. Patsy was a fantastic trainer and made the course good fun. "
"I've thoroughly enjoyed the course and it's been very informative. Great exercises to really get you thinking and a lovely trainer. Everyone has also been very welcoming and helpful."
"The course timings and structure were good; the facilities are also very nice. "
"Very friendly staff, knowledgeable trainer, light and airy surroundings, excellent food."
"Very informative sessions with a trainer who was friendly and encouraging. Understanding and tailoring everything to our individuals roles."
"Piers was a highly knowledgeable teacher/course leader, who could relate to all aspects of sub-editing. Both print and digital were covered in great detail with actionable examples, and any questions I had were answered with ease and real-world experience. Thank you!"
"Tasks were well thought out and incredibly helpful. "
"Good syllabus, well-rounded. Good class numbers and contact time."
"Very relaxed and enjoyable course."
"Great facilities, knowledgeable trainer, very good overall"
"Helen was able to tailor her exercises that I had done at a previous course to newer ones so that I had no repetition. "
"organisation was generally really good. Content was great and in a very friendly and supportive learning environment."
"Organisation was great and creating a comfortable space. The trainer was knowledgable and friendly."
"I liked the range of activities and exercises we completed to put what Patsy was teaching us into context. Overall the course was so engaging - Patsy was brilliant, and I loved the smaller focus group size and relaxed setting. The staff were all v welcoming too, the food was fantastic and in great supply - never a moment without a biscuit in hand and the breakfast was a nice way to start the day and get to know coursemates on the first day."
"Trainer involved us well and personalised the course in an effective way. "
"Very knowledgeable and really useful to learn all about the different elements of subbing, from news to features "
"Friendly, approachable, good location and amenities "
"The trainer was really great and approachable. "
"Great teaching, great environment"
"Piers was fantastic - you are lucky to have him!"
"I thought the course instructor was very knowledgeable and clear, and brought a good mix of practical exercises, theory and discussion. I would definitely recommend the course to other people. "
"Great atmosphere, easy and friendly"
"Creating a streamlined yet friendly environment for learning"
"Basically everything. Explaining various practises, talking through results etc"
"Friendly staff, lovely facilities, great trainer. "
"very organised, liked set up and relevant training"
"Course was very relevant, centre was good, trainer was excellent. "
"It was a really nice, really hands on course. I got a lot out of it!"
"Friendly. Good food. Knowledgeable and good trainers."
"Very clear and concise instruction and extremely informative – and all without being boring!"
"Providing a welcome environment and an enthusiastic team"
"Piers is a great trainer with lots of experience to pass on"
"Very good at putting people at ease."
"Clear about what the course included and checking relevance to us all - also it was really good to learn in a small group"
"Training was very useful. Trainer was very helpful and informative. Liked the informality and small class size."
"knowledge, training, food, breaks, environment is cool."
"Fantastic venue & great staff. Really enjoyed my two days with Piers - thank you!"
"The course was extremely good and Piers is a great teacher. I really enjoyed and learnt a lot and had some good laughs with him and the other student, Emma. Thank you."
"One-on-one approach was very useful, consultative approach was good, encouraged me to ask questions"
"Making sure that we were getting what we wanted out of the course Hands on examples - not just listening but doing too Plenty of breaks so nothing became too overwhelming Opportunity for interesting discussion Small class size"
"Fantastic trainer- understandable, grounded and experienced. I've learnt a lot!"
"Very organised and people were very approachable"
"Nice size of class - good mix of exercises, discussion and training. "
"Good overall insight on the world of sub-editing "
"Trainer was someone who does the job herself - rather than just being a teacher - so had lots of great real-life example"
"Lots of information, well presented, well structured, liked the practical activities and discussions"
"Thoroughly enjoyed my media training. Helen was informative and was able to get across key points in an interesting way. I'll walk away feeling much more confident in my role as sub editor."
"Warm welcome and comfortable environment. Friendly and knowledgable trainer. "
"Getting all the information across in a timely manner, and in a way that all participants understood."
"Having the regular breaks throughout the day kept my mind focused and engaged. Piers was exceptional and a very good teacher. I would definitely come back to do another course here. Thank you for everything. :)"
"Creating a friendly atmosphere. Tailoring the course to people's needs and including people in discussion. "
"Excellent facilities, and Piers was an extremely knowledgable trainer who provided loads of useful tips and fielded all questions well."
"Great teaching, amazing lunch, love the refreshments "
"Very helpful and courteous staff, and the trainer amazing. "
"Everyone was very friendly, the food was tasty, and Tina was great."
"friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and got on well with the tutor"
"Nice, small groups so chance for everyone to work on areas specific to them and spend time as needed / not needed on different topics."
"Very friendly and informative. The course was very well adapted to our needs, which was really great. "
"pace of the course was great, allowed time where needed,but moved on when didn't. Great that course was amended to suit our requirements and to make sure that we got out of it what we needed. Like that Patsy offered to send grammar notes by email that aren't covered in the course notes."
"Everything, thank you :)"
"Very friendly and informed."
"providing a good course in a suitable venue "
"Everything! This was a really good experience. The course was excellent, the training was excellent, as were the facilities and the lunch. I appreciated the extra care with which I was treated after staff noticed I was on crutches. "
"The course had a very good pace and the right mix of information and opportunity to discuss, feed back, etc. It felt very engaging throughout."
"Excellent writing exercises and well-structured course."
"The instructor was knowledgeable, engaging, flexible and responsive to the group's needs despite group members' different backgrounds, as well as up-to-date on industry trends. The group was small and, to me, ideal for learning and participating in the course discussions. Lunch surprised on the upside and very good."
"Helen was great at getting engaging debate and conversation going; the small group size of 3 helped this as well. The course has been a brilliant introduction to sub-editing; Helen's expertise and experience really came across. I enjoyed the mix of working through practical examples individually followed by group discussion, creating a collaborative feel. The venue is a great setting as well - the staff are so friendly (even letting me borrow an iPhone charger!) and the regular breaks with refreshments and delicious lunch were perfect opportunities for more discussion about the industry more broadly. Highly recommended! Thanks Helen :)"
"Laid back training style. Small groups is a major plus (only three of us). Patient trainer. Would take more courses. "