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Design Training Course Reviews

It can be difficult finding the right Design training course for your needs.
Check out our amazing client reviews from recently attending learners.

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"Whole thing was fantastic, excellent trainer, course program, location and facilities. Gave me a good solid understanding without overwhelming me with information"
Shelter
  • 5th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Jo


"The course was excellent; Matt did a great job of tailoring the course to our existing knowledge and experience. I've learnt so much! Thank you"
Maidstone Borough Council
  • 21st April - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Knowledgeable teacher, very inclusive and comfortable setting/delivery"
Salisbury Cathedral
  • 19th April - Online
  • Expert - Vicki


"I loved dipping into all of the different adobe products such as photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Ian has been a great teacher and really helped with any questions I had on how to do specific things."
Corps Security
  • 14th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Really helpful course with some great tips! Simo was very knowledgeable and was super helpful answering any questions we had. Would recommend this course! Feel much more confident with using photoshop now."
Hampshire County Council
  • 11th April - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"My second time at the centre, and it was a great experience, once again! Lynne was very knowledgeable and was great at problem solving. She's given me a huge range of handy tricks and tips which I'll certainly be taking forward with me into my job. Also, the food is GREAT! Thanks again, I'll be back :)"
Compass Group
  • 6th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Lynne


"Facilities were fantastic and course pacing was spot on. Ian was very helpful and explained everything in great detail throughout."
Project Centre
  • 31st March - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Ian was a great teacher and I feel I have really got to grips with the essentials of InDesign upon completing this course. Thank you!"
Breast Cancer Now
  • 31st March - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"I am no longer afraid of Photoshop! I have learnt a lot over the two-day course with Simo and I look forward to using this programme for my day to day work within my role. Thank you."
CAA
  • 24th March - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"Everything was great! all staff at media training are welcoming, helpful and friendly. ive really enjoyed my time here im sad its over. my trainer was so easy to listen to and knowledgable. thank you!!"
Korda Developments
  • 22nd March - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"I really enjoyed the practical nature of the course and found the tips and tricks that we were taught throughout especially helpful. I also appreciate the links to resources that we can access after completion of the course."
NHS England And NHS Improvement
  • 21st March - Online
  • Expert - Ian


"Super good course! Very informative - Vicki is a great teacher and really knowledgeable. Even though I originally anticipated that not all elements of the course would be relevant for me personally, it turned out that there are so many interchangeable and useful skills provided. Vicki is really great - definitely recommend her!"
Diamond Build Group PLC
  • 21st March - Online
  • Expert - Vicki


"Attending this course as a complete novice and without any design experience, I was really worried I would be out of my comfort zone, but Vicki really made me feel at ease when I didn't understand something or get it right first time. Really great teaching style, thank you. Loved the accompanying animals too!"
Globis Mediation
  • 21st March - Online
  • Expert - Vicki


"I liked the pace of the course, nothing felt rushed, and Ian was very patient. I appreciated the regular breaks! I also really liked the refreshments throughout the day."
Government Internal Audit Agency
  • 16th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Ian was so knowledgeable and taught the course in an easy to understand way. Never felt rushed and was happy to answer any questions. Thoroughly enjoyed the course."
Buxton Building Contractors Ltd
  • 16th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Have had an incredible experience, highly recommend. Venue is clean, spacious with great music. All team members I came in contact with were friendly. Lunch and snack offering was amazing!! Ian was so lovely, patient and a wealth of knowledge. Thank you all for the course!"
Rhodium
  • 16th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Trainer was really helpful, explained everything well and was really patient. Lunches and refreshments were great and centre was very clean. All staff very friendly and helpful."
Immediate Media
  • 14th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Lovely, friendly team, excellent snacks and really knowledgeable trainer - took his time to make sure we understood and also gave us foundational knowledge (eg. difference between bitmap/vector) instead of 'this is how you do this', we also had 'this is why'."
Immediate Media
  • 14th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Very knowledgeable and friendly! Lunch was also delicious!"
Haysmacintyre
  • 11th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Really great training environment with warm, friendly team and very knowledgeable and patient trainer. Lunch/snacks were varied and delicious! Easy to book also."
Gresham House
  • 10th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Rebecca


"Thought Matt was excellent, patient but progressed us at a very good pace. Delighted and feel a lot more confident with InDesign now."
Hill Group
  • 9th March - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Very clear and informative and made it fun too!"
Youngs & Co's Brewery, P.L.C.
  • 9th March - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Having passionate teachers that know their craft and showcasing really cool navigation and info about adobe creations and how the other software like bridges interlink with each other"
Gateway Houaing
  • 7th March - Online
  • Expert - Vicki


"Rebecca was really knowledgable and helpful and checked that everyone was happy throughout, the pace was great and I felt like I learned a lot of new techniques."
N/A
  • 4th March - Classroom
  • Expert - Rebecca


"Doug the trainer was great and patient when it came to explaining information. I would definitely recommend this course to any new beginners"
Universal Music
  • 3rd March - Classroom
  • Expert - Doug


"I thought the course was great and very well organised. A relaxed environment, knowledgable and approachable trainer, and other staff very friendly too. Great food, and also a great location"
Grimshaw Architects
  • 3rd March - Classroom
  • Expert - Doug


"Doug was great- went at a good pace, interesting to listen to, showed real-life examples of what we were learning in a magazine spread. Came back to everything that he said he would - very knowledgeable and didn't feel scripted at all. Lunch was delicious!"
Kapow Primary
  • 28th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Doug


"Very good course, good pace (quite fast, but good). Doug was very knowledgeable and approachable. Centre is great, very comfortable and great refreshments."
CPAG
  • 28th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Doug


"Awesome course, trainer, good times for breaks and lunch, decent lunch. Thanks!"
Shell
  • 25th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Adapting from in-person to online course when it was necessary and also allowing me to change course at the last minute. I'm very impressed and grateful."
Itad
  • 21st February - Online
  • Expert - Ian


"The trainer was very calm and patient and put you at ease when asking questions, I was never made to feel like a nuisance when asking a lot of questions or wanting to go back a step."
NEXT
  • 21st February - Online
  • Expert - Vicki


"Brilliant. Great tuition, friendly people, clean space, yummy lunches. Learnt a lot and had a very pleasant experience, thank you very much!"
Filmbankmedia
  • 21st February - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Excellent rapport with Matt who really took the time to ensure that we were getting the most out of the course, and that we fully understood everything. Brilliant teacher."
Vintage, Penguin Random House
  • 21st February - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Great for everything, couldn't fault my experience!"
Buro Four
  • 17th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Sebastian


"Really patient / knowledgeable trainer. Will definitely return for another course."
Gamma Telecom
  • 17th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Sebastian


"Really engaging sessions that are a mix of learning content and physically trialing the new skills learnt in programs. Great introduction and pace for a range of levels in graphic design. Great facilities and access to programs, with examples ready to use and loaded on the the desktops. Very organised and a knowledgeable trainer."
Natural England
  • 16th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Thorough, calm explanation, down to earth, friendly, excellent examples, easy to follow. Overall fab fab fab!"
Martech Alliance
  • 14th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"A very welcoming atmosphere and a very informative 2 days! Information was presented well and we had good opportunities to ask questions when needed. Good amount of small breaks to ensure we could get a break from screens."
Savoir Beds
  • 14th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Simo is an amazing teacher - creates an inclusive and relaxed atmosphere. Really enjoyed the course."
Dogs Trust
  • 14th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Simo was an excellent teacher. His pace was perfect, ensuring the class was going quick enough, yet was very patient with any queries or problems that people had. He was fantastic at addressing any particular interests one had, for yourself or for your business, and was very happy to answer any questions. He was extremely knowledgeable in all areas and had a really lovely manner. The organisation and structure of the course was fantastic too. I would definitely come back and recommend it to other people."
N/a
  • 14th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"The course was really well set up - every task/lesson flowed really well to the next. A good variety of different techniques and skills shown in numerous ways. Simo was very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable and made the course fun and interesting!"
Synergy LLP
  • 14th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Really friendly and relaxing environment, felt really informal (in a good way!). My trainer Rebecca was super approachable and had lunch with our group, she made lots of effort to make us feel welcome. Will definitely be back and recommend to friends!"
Aga Khan Foundation
  • 11th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Rebecca


"Highly knowledgeable, friendly trainers, excellent technology, great location and great food/refreshments"
Gamma Plc
  • 9th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Very friendly, helpful with great facilities. The tutor was patient and great!"
Willis Towers Watson
  • 9th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Really great course, I learned so much. The pace was good, inspiring but also challenging. Thank you!"
Imperial College London
  • 7th February - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Friendly instructors and staff makes for a good training day"
Mindshare
  • 2nd February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Knowledgeable tutor who was very helpful, good lunches and easy to get to."
BBC
  • 2nd February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Answering questions, tailoring the learning to our needs, troubleshooting and teaching invaluable tricks and tips"
BBC
  • 2nd February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Knowledgeable, very helpful, open to 'silly' questions and a kind and friendly team :)"
Little Dot Studios
  • 2nd February - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Matt had great patience and was very helpful, especially when I got stuck a number of times. He kept the course fresh and created a nice group ambience."
Birkbeck, University Of London
  • 31st January - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"- An incredibly knowledgeable, thorough and friendly trainer in Matt Haddock, who comfortably guided the session and ensured that all participants were able to ask questions, with detailed responses and examples always provided. - Nice and small group sizes which made for a good and open working environment where questions could be asked with less worry of looking lost or holding up the session. - The tutorials and examples used throughout the sessions were all relevant, and helped me learn skills which are widely applicable to a range of future projects!"
The Sutton Trust
  • 31st January - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Very good at explaining how the software worked and the trainer went at a good pace - Thank you!"
Diamond Build Group
  • 24th January - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Matt was very approachable and made it seem like no question was too dumb. He is very knowledgeable in his area. Thank you!"
Institution Of Mechanical Engineers
  • 24th January - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"The course was great and I feel much more confident with Photoshop now. Simo was a great teacher and the staff were really friendly and accommodating!"
BBC
  • 20th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Vicki was so knowledgeable, and the course was very interesting."
Commonwealth War Graves Foundation
  • 19th January - Online
  • Expert - Vicki


"Really thorough information, explained clearly and at a good pace. Relevant for multiple uses which was really helpful. Clear instruction, really patient instructor who was friendly and approachable. Lunch was great and the breaks were well spaced out."
Usborne
  • 18th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"The session was brilliant. Peter is an excellent trainer who is logical and patient in his teaching style. I feel I have learnt a lot!"
Project Centre
  • 17th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Good set up, good group size, good materials and pace of learning."
DBCW Ltd
  • 17th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Really good at explaining, felt like I was able to ask for help when needed. Tutor was great and I feel I learnt a lot!"
The DDA Group
  • 17th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Really informative training session. Trainer had lots of useful knowledge and was very approachable! Overall, a great experience I would recommend."
Project Centre Limited
  • 17th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Flexibility - staff were so helpful and lovely! Really happy to help, I turned up a day early for my course but they made arrangements super quickly to get me onto another one that day, even though it was all my mistake in turning up too soon!"
BookTrust
  • 17th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"The course was very good at explaining the core aspects of InDesign and I feel like I have learnt a lot, as well as different ways of building on these aspects. I feel much more comfortable with using the programme!"
Jolly Learning
  • 17th January - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"A good number of breaks to make sure we stayed engaged, and I liked the small groups so I could ask a lot of questions"
Raleigh UK
  • 17th January - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Very friendly and knowledgeable. I feel like i can take a lot away from this and put it into my work. Giving instructions via zoom may seem challenging when you're giving technical training but the communication was excellent and any key points that needed to be repeated were done so. Any questions i had when relating this to my company were answered."
Lumenisity
  • 7th January - Online
  • Expert - Ian


"Kate was super informative, and welcomed all and any questions we had! Would definitely recommend this course, found it really helpful."
Carter Backer Winter
  • 20th December - Online
  • Expert - Kate


"Simo was an amazing instructor and made everything really clear to understand. The online format of the training didn't hinder it at all and I liked how we regularly shared our screens to make sure we were on the right track. I feel much more confident using Photoshop now - thank you so much Simo and Media Training!"
History Hit
  • 20th December - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"I can't rate this course highly enough! Had a thoroughly enjoyable couple of days and learned a lot - everything was excellent."
History Hit
  • 15th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Firstly a really lovely space - from the clean, gender inclusive loos to the comfortable, clean and modern learning and seating spaces. The lunches were lovely, as were the generous supply of snacks and hot drinks. Simo was fantastic. Very approachable, went at a slow but progressive pace, was happy to stop and answer questions, made sure we were learning basic skills needed for our specific roles and was just generally warm and friendly. Thank you for a great couple of days!"
History Hit
  • 15th December - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"The group was small and intimate. Trainer Peter was very knowledgeable and patient! Great course."
Cornerstone OnDemand
  • 9th December - Online
  • Expert - Peter


"Course was very easy to follow but very also very thorough and instructive. The exercises were involving without being overly technical - pitched at just the right level for beginners."
The Alan Turing Institute
  • 6th December - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"Simo was excellent and the set-up was extremely good. Really enjoyed the course and definitely coming away feeling much more knowledgeable and happy on Photoshop!"
History Hit
  • 1st December - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"The trainer was amazing, knowledgable and gave great explanations of everything. The tech provided was amazing as well as all refreshments."
Privalgo
  • 1st December - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Very helpful and inviting staff around the building. Instructor very knowledgable and able to answer all questions with relevant examples. Encouragement to apply techniques to work examples is very helpful. Course was walked through at a comfortable pace. Very impressed with the facilities and catering provided!"
History Hit
  • 1st December - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Ensuring all instructions were clear and everyone had a comprehensive understanding of InDesign by the end of the course."
Roughcut TV
  • 22nd November - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Really enjoyed the course, every question we had was answered thoroughly and I feel I have come away with a lot more than just two days of knowledge! I would definitely come back for another course."
Expectation TV
  • 22nd November - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Knowledgeable and friendly instructor, I learnt a lot! The location and building is great too."
Industville
  • 22nd November - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"Trainer was very knowledgeable, patient and got all the content across well. Food & refreshments provided were amazing!"
Bango
  • 17th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Very clear explanations and answers to questions even beyond the immediate scope of the course (e.g. what might be intermediate tasks in InDesign, how to identify fonts and find images online). Lovely space, staff and food as well!"
Principle Consulting
  • 17th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"I learnt a lot about layouts, and the design eye – valuable for me"
BPS


"Peter explained everything at a really good pace and he structured the different sections really effectively - giving introductions and re-caps throughout to frame the course content and embed it."
PRS For Music
  • 15th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Really practical information and useful explanations from Simo - he was very good at making the modules and workshops relevant. Really great experience!"
UK Parliament
  • 15th November - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"I absolutely loved this course - not only has it given me a great intro to InDesign but it will help me so much with other Adobe applications I have already been using for years. Matt was a great, patient trainer. Thank you!"
Crown Prosecution Service
  • 11th November - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"Amazing, really relevant and useful course at the right level of challenge for my needs. Rebecca was adept at making the course content relevant to each of our individual roles, plus was really friendly and knowledgeable. I had a great time - possibly the best training course I've ever been on!"
Penguin Random House
  • 11th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Rebecca


"I really enjoyed the course my trainer was great really explained everything well, went into detail and let us ask questions and demonstrated specific things related to my job. The new building is lovely really enjoyed the refreshments and lunch its such a nice touch which I haven't seen offered anywhere else with training courses!"
UKTV
  • 4th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"The course was well structured and contained lots of insightful information on Photoshop. The trainer was super knowledgable and happily tailored tasks towards the end of the training that was specifically relevant to our daily work. The building/space was immaculately presented and the food supplied was great!"
Three Whiskey
  • 4th November - Classroom
  • Expert - Simo


"All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. Doug was great and very patient with us, stopping to answer any questions on queries that we had. I have really enjoyed the two days."
Real Places Ltd
  • 2nd November - Classroom
  • Expert - Doug


"The level of detail and examples provided"
Ocado Group
  • 27th October - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"Demonstrations, communication, friendliness, answering everyones questions"
Joint Waste Solutions
  • 27th October - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"Simo was excellent! He was able to teach all information and differ any step by steps to run on photoshop CS6 which my work use. AMAZING! I will be recommending the course to other art teachers"
Media Training
  • 27th October - Online
  • Expert - Simo


"Personalising the course to suit specific queries, and going over stuff in detail as needed"
Resolution Foundation
  • 25th October - Online
  • Expert - Matt


"The space felt really clean and professional - a nice place to spend two days and looked forward to coming in. Peter was an absolutely amazing teacher, his instructions and feedback were really clear and he was really flexible in terms of what was relevant for me to learn. Learnt way more than I expected to!"
Recruitment Entrepreneur
  • 25th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"The best course I've done with Media Training. Seb was really knowledgeable and took time to talk through the examples and practical work. Have got a really good overview of the UX design process, which is what I wanted."
Wellcome


"Explaining, demonstrating clearly, keeping attention focused."
Nord Anglia Education
  • 22nd October - Classroom
  • Expert - Ian


"Friendly staff, helpful teaching and great interaction from Peter. Peter was knowledgeable and really helped me gain a thorough beginners understanding of Adobe Indesign! Thank you."
Travers Smith
  • 21st October - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Peter was friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. He made a real effort to tailor the training to our individual needs which was excellent."
Travers Smith
  • 21st October - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Peter is amazing! A great, patient teacher and extremely knowledgeable. Nothing was too much hassle for him. Would recommend Peter and Media Training to everyone looking to learn about InDesign"
Compass Group
  • 21st October - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Simplifying the process Peter was an excellent and patient teacher - would 1000% recommend Really enjoyed the experience and will definitely looking into more courses in the future."
Grow Biotech
  • 21st October - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"Peter has been the BEST tutor, so patient and understanding. Really loved the course."
L'Oréal
  • 21st October - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter


"The trainer was very helpful and considerate of people's different levels of skills i.e. beginner, moderate, expert, etc. He took time to go to each individual to help them with any issues or questions they have. I needed help with remembering some tasks he gave to us, which he was happy to go over what he said again."
Travers Smith
  • 21st October - Classroom
  • Expert - Peter