Frequently Asked Questions

Covid Secure Studio

For those attending our studio, we have taken all precautions and sanitised all surfaces. However because most of the courses are one to one, then distancing is not an issue as the desks are 2 metres apart AND the trainer can present and demonstrate using our HD screen directly whilst working with the participant.

We can offer ALL the courses online, using our preferred remote software, but can accommodate Zoom is you prefer.

Are your courses online?

Yes - We offer ALL the courses online, using our preferred remote software, but can accommodate Zoom is you prefer.

What makes your training unique?

Computer Graphics Training provides incredible value - and here's how...

  • All of our trainers are industry experts. The programs they teach, they use daily.
  • All the software training courses are workshop style. Real-world examples are used to illustrate the learning but we strongly encourage participants to use examples of the type of work they wish to produce.  
  • The tailored training is ideal where you may need a combination of software skills. We will always enquire as to what you are looking to produce and advise you on the most suitable training to achieve your goal.
  • PC or MAC, no problem! We use the latest equipment, all with large displays to ensure an optimum experience.
  • Stunning countryside views and air-conditioned studio ensures a super comfortable and creative environment.
  • We just love what we do...
  • Attendees provide independent reviews on the quality of the training and we are proud of the 5 Star status. Reviews can be found on the home page under Testimonials. 
  • All training courses include hands-on tuition, lunch and refreshments throughout the day, FREE unlimited post-training support, certificate of attendance and comprehensive course notes. 

So, not only will your receive 5-star tuition, you will leave knowing precisely how to make your ideas a reality, have the assurance of UNLIMITED post-training support and become more productive and confident in your workplace.

Scheduled or Tailored training - what's the difference?

A scheduled course is provided to any individual or company that requires training at a cost-effective price, and we limit attendance to a maximum of 4 attendees in person or 10 online.

Unlike other training providers, we prefer not to have large numbers of attendees on scheduled courses. By restricting our class sizes, we can ensure that every attendee receives a better quality training experience 

Our Tailored training courses provides private one-to-one training, with course content tailored to the individual's specific requirements. These cost-effective courses can then focus on what either the individual or a small group from one company specifically needs to cover, even to the extent of combining elements from different software. We encourage the attendee to bring along examples of the type of work they wish to produce to guarantee that the training is immediately productive.


How long are the courses?

This depends on which course and what you expect to achieve - for example, tailored courses can often be combined and take less time than the equivalent scheduled courses!

Each course starts at 9.30 am and finishes at approximately 4.30 pm daily with refreshment breaks and lunch. (6.5 hours per day is known to be the maximum that most individuals can absorb in one day).

Online courses are limited to 3-hour sessions.

What are the training times?

Training typically starts at 9.30am and finishes at approximately 4.30pm each day.

For Tailored courses we can adjust the timings to suit the individual or group.

Online training can be taken at a prearranged time and date and is typically 3 or 4-hour sessions.


How many people typically attend a scheduled course?

Typically there are between 3 and 4 people on our scheduled courses to ensure that each person receives personal attention and 10 maximum on our online courses.

Naturally, each attendee will have their own particular needs that they will wish to focus on. These are discussed at the time the course is booked and collated from the pre-course questionnaires we receive.

We keep numbers to a minimum in order to cover these areas. However, should we consider it necessary then we would sometimes recommend a bespoke individual training course instead.


Do you offer tailored training?

Yes absolutely!

We'll set up a course designed to meet your specific aims based around one, or several of our training courses, often over a specific timeframe.

We tailor each course exactly to your needs, covering only those parts of any application that are essential to you and your organisation. As a result, individuals and organisations alike find that this type of training, although seemingly more expensive, can actually be more cost effective than attending scheduled public courses.


How much is a tailored course?

Prices vary per course but as a rule, if a company requires two or more people training on the same course, it is usually more cost-effective and time-saving to book a tailored course. 

Indeed, if you have a group of between 3 and 4 people, all requiring training on the same software, the tailored course is actually far less than sending them all on a scheduled course!

Plus the focus of the training will be designed precisely to meet your objectives!

How do I book a course without dates?

Any tailored course can be booked simply by emailing us, indicating the dates you would prefer.

You can also call us on 01732 833004.

Is Lunch Provided?

Yes - on all courses taken at our air-conditions studio, we provide lunch (usually taken between 12.30 and 1.00 pm) - together with water, tea, coffee, soft drinks and snacks throughout the day.

The menu is varied and we cater for all dietary requirements. Attendees can highlight these on their pre-course questionnaire.

Is there any funding available for a course?

Please visit the below links for more information on funding:

Adult Learners 

16 - 19 Bursary Fund 

We are also trying to help a little – individuals who are self-funding and freelancers can qualify for 10% discounts on any open course PLUS, we are now offering interest-free credit terms on some multi-day, and online courses of two or more days. To qualify you must pay one third of the total cost including VAT as a deposit and sign up for the remaining two payment by Direct Debit but please let us know if you wish to take advantage of this option. And finally, remember if you have two or more people wanting to take a course, it can be more cost-effective to take a tailored course. 

OK - I've booked, what happens next?

Once the course is booked, we will send you Joining Instructions by email.

We will also include:

  • Pre-course Questionnaire 
  • Course Invoice - payable by BACS or Credit Card
  • Directions

We request that you return your questionnaire and £100 deposit per person per day to us as soon as possible, with the remaining balance required no later than 10 days prior to the course commencing. Failure to meet this timescale could result in the cancellation of your booking.

The Pre-Course Questionnaire is an important document, as it gives you the chance to outline your current skills, whether you use a Mac or Windows PC, and any specific areas you wish us to focus on during the course. Please also indicate any dietary requirements.

If you are booked on a tailored course, then we will remind you to bring along examples of the work you wish to produce.

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About Us

Computer Graphics Training has been providing skills training, consultancy and design services to a diverse range of companies for over 25 years.