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Learn To Interview | Training Course

Perfect for journalists, writers, marketers, researchers and more.
This course will teach you how to conduct an interesting and revealing interview.


Learn To Interview | Training Course

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Course Info

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What will I learn?

  • To prepare for your interview
  • Ask the right questions
  • To avoid closed answers
  • Keep an interview on track
  • Get the answers you want
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.8 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 73 reviews

Interviews vs conversations

• How interviews and conversations differ

• Developing an effective interview technique

Preparing for an interview

• Essential preparation

• What to research and how to research it

Discovering the angle

• Choosing an angle for the interview

• Establishing credibility and building rapport

• Structuring your questions

• Maintaining the angle

• Using body language during the interview

The interview arc

• What is the interview arc and how does it function?

• Staying focused during an interview

Different types of interviewing techniques

• Phone, email and face to face

• Advantages and disadvantages of each

• Adapting your interview style for each medium

• Avoiding closed answers


• Notes or recording?

• Organising your interview notes - what to use and what to throw away

Using quotes

• How to obtain quotes from an interview effectively and ethically

• On or off the record?

• Legal implications

The difficult interview

• How to deal with reluctant or difficult interviewees

The art of the 10 minute interview

• Getting the maximum from minimum time

• Using the Q&A profile structure

• Keeping them talking right to the end

Questions and answers

  Course Dates Venue   Price  
London Bridge £249 + VAT save £100
Online £349 + VAT

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Latest Reviews

"Very engaging course and knowledgeable, friendly teacher"
  • 19th May

"Trainer was very knowledgable and approachable. Venue is great and in a great location."
  • 19th May

"I liked that activities were regularly mixed in to the training rather than being talked at for most of the day. I also liked the practice interview at the end."
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  • 19th May