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Learn To Interview | Training Course

Learn how to conduct interesting, informative and revealing interviews.
This course is perfect for journalists, writers, marketers and researchers.


  Course Dates Venue   Price  
London Bridge £279 + VAT save £120
Online £249 + VAT save £150
Online £399 + VAT
London Bridge £399 + VAT
Online £399 + VAT

Learn To Interview | Training Course

Course Takeaways
Course Info

Course Offering

Course Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • How to prepare for an interview
  • Choosing the right angle
  • Effective interview techniques
  • How to get great quotes
  • Ensuring accuracy and ethical standards
  • 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
  • 95 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

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"The trainer was really friendly and set out some really interactive exercises. I learnt so much and am really grateful to Helen for teaching us so much."
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Latest Reviews

"Really informative and the course helped to boost my confidence"
London Marathon Charitable Trust
  • 8th October

"All training was excellent and incredibly helpful. All facilities, food and drink were brilliant and everyone I met (including the other course attendees!) were super lovely. Feel like I'm coming away more confident and well-informed."
Home Stage
  • 8th October

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