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Writing Training Course Reviews

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

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"Patsy was a very thorough and engaging trainer, gave us lots of food for thought and a good grounding in the principles of web writing."
Dechert LLP
  • 14th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Knowledgeable staff, great examples and fantastic environment :)"
HSSMI
  • 14th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Lovely lunch as always. Very helpful staff and trainer."
Schroders
  • 11th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


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


"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 - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Helen was a fantastic trainer and extremely knowledgeable. There was the right balance between theory being presented and practical exercises. The course has been really valuable and I will definitely be using what I learnt in my role. Thank you Helen!"
Drive Project
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Really good balance of practical training and theory/ presentation."
Drive Partnership
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Really clear, instils confidence in students, great location"
Burlington
  • 6th October - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Really engaging and clear - appreciate it's difficult to keep a class engaged online and Piers done a great job!"
Hill
  • 4th October - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"I've really enjoyed the course - Helen was very knowledgeable and inspiring! I'm definitely going to go back to the office/home and write! Many thanks"
QA
  • 28th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Fantastically knowledgeable and informative trainer, friendly and welcoming, great content - brilliant course!"
CIG
  • 22nd September - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Great service, knowledgeable trainer, enjoyable experience."
United Society Partners In The Gospel
  • 22nd September - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Keeping the course moving and making it relevant to me and my role. I was grateful that you still ran it with just me. It was brilliant to have 1-2-1 tuition."
The Salvation Army
  • 20th September - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Friendly and welcoming. A really lovely back in-person experience."
House Of Lords
  • 15th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Providing a very good course and trainer and excellent facilities."
House Of Commons
  • 15th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Super friendly and knowledgable instructor who made it easy to understand by breaking it down to sections. Materials were easy to understand and exercises helped in understanding how to use these tips/advice in context."
Gallanach
  • 13th September - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Taking time to ensure I understand, all the area of the course."
The Prospering Place
  • 31st August - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"The course was fun and engaging, the staff nice, the place clean."
Avieco
  • 26th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Grammar, tips and tricks, rules for writing, don't dos, overall everything - really enjoyed it"
CIWEM
  • 26th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"A brilliant, insightful and well-delivered course. I couldn't have asked for more. Ten out of ten."
European Central Bank
  • 25th August - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Really engaging session, with useful insights that I look forward to using in my work and writing. Thank you!"
Dot Dot Dot Property
  • 25th August - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"The course was informative, extremely enjoyable and there was lots of 1 to 1 help! Would recommend"
Receptional
  • 25th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"The course was excellent, I really enjoyed Helen's pace and style of teaching. She is very knowledgeable and what I really enjoyed was her friendly manner and interest in me as a person. We had a conversation at the beginning of the course on day two about my interests, plans and goals and this conversation was just as helpful to me as the course was."
Institute For Government
  • 23rd August - Online
  • Expert - Helen


"Helen was a great trainer! I was really impressed by her knowledge and understanding of the areas discussed. Both days were really engaging and covered a great range of topics with a number of breakout exercises. The small group size worked really well, and made the training feel more personable. Would 100% recommend to others with an interest in journalism!"
Comic Relief
  • 23rd August - Online
  • Expert - Helen


"The examples were very relevant and there was so much content, it was very enjoyable. The environment was so nice, next to the river. I enjoyed the sea shanties!"
HMGCC
  • 18th August - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"I found it very helpful that it was a small group and we could all interact. Piers made the course very interesting and understandable. I felt comfortable to ask questions. I would definitely recommend."
Bar Standards Board
  • 13th August - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Helen was good at explaining and giving good, constructive feedback."
The Tank Museum
  • 9th August - Online
  • Expert - Helen


"Really helpful IT support before the course started. The course itself was really good. Piers was knowledgeable and used a good mix of slides, examples, exercises and group work to ensure we covered the topic thoroughly."
Met Police
  • 9th August - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"I really enjoyed the practical exercises and getting to apply theory to every day examples. It helped me get my head around the fundamentals of copywriting and how they apply in real life. I also really enjoyed the insights on SEO as this is something I had little experience with prior to the course."
ActionAid UK
  • 9th August - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"This was a well thought out, interaction course and Patsy was very knowledgeable and engaging. The course covered a wide range of examples and types of copywriting that can be applied in various situations. Very helpful."
London Borough Of Hackney
  • 29th July - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"The course was for two days but Patsy kept it engaging throughout. I will be leaving with tips I will definitely use in my work."
Hackney Council
  • 29th July - Classroom
  • Expert - Patsy


"Piers was an excellent trainer and all communications leading up to the course were great."
BSI
  • 28th July - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Very engaging course with helpful and constructive feedback. Loved the small class size - thank you!"
Phoenix Community Housing
  • 27th July - Classroom
  • Expert - Helen


"Friendly and knowledgeable trainer, accessible information, fun and informative examples and exercises, fantastic advice for working in this field."
IFLScience
  • 26th July - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Lots of great examples are resources shared, which I'll be able to take and use in my day-to-day job. Learnt lots of valuable tips I can share with my team."
Microbiology Society
  • 23rd July - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was clear, kind, informative. Always well equipped and gives the best points. Have taken so many useful tips to implement moving forward following this course."
Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre
  • 16th July - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"The entire training was very useful an knowledgeable."
Lewisham College
  • 7th July - Classroom
  • Expert - Tina


"Piers was an excellent trainer and gave brilliant feedback. His explanations were all clear and concise. He was also very engaging and was easily able to hold our attention for the entire duration of the course."
REAL
  • 6th July - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Speaking clearly and at a good pace. Very friendly. I didn't feel under pressure if I couldn't finish all the tasks that we are asked to do."
Home Group
  • 22nd June - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"The content of the course was perfect for my needs and met them well I think it is unusual that a course does this so fully."
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
  • 22nd June - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Small group size enabled better interaction with the instructor and each other. Lunch and refreshments were really good!"
Asfari Foundation
  • 18th June - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"The information on slides and exercises were very impactful and taught me valuable skills. to use in the office"
Gateway Housing
  • 18th June - Classroom
  • Expert - Rosie


"Delivery, making people feel relaxed. Nice small friendly groups. Great comms before the day as well. Thank you."
British Grooms Association
  • 18th June - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Really like that Media Training offer online courses rather than travelling to London. Class great and really enjoyed the session.Would like to attend another course with Patsy, enthusiastic and gave time to go over things if not understood"
Perkins Engines Company Limited
  • 18th June - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Real life examples and giving us the opportunity to get involved!"
Epping Forest District Council
  • 16th June - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Very useful examples and insightful applications in the real world."
Ruder Finn
  • 16th June - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Really engaging content and happy to answer all of our questions throughout. Would happily recommend and try similar courses in the future!"
SOCOTEC
  • 3rd June - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Great course. The trainer was friendly and informal, which made it fun. Lots of discussions with other attendees which I found really helpful. It was a very useful course."
BioLogic
  • 3rd June - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Good communication from sign up to finish."
Toolport
  • 24th May - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Very interactive. Trainer was very friendly."
Monex Europe Limited
  • 20th May - Online
  • Expert - Tina


"Specific in providing guidance. Kirsty embraced my individuality and gave me skills to create unique and effective copy. I'm over the moon and can't express how impressed and empowered I feel after this course."
University Of Portsmouth
  • 20th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Kirsty


"Very engaging course and knowledgeable, friendly teacher"
Axelos
  • 19th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Michael


"Trainer was very knowledgable and approachable. Venue is great and in a great location."
AXELOS
  • 19th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Michael


"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."
ELife Sciences Publication Ltd
  • 19th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Michael


"The examples, the tips, the practice copy and suggesting tools"
HIN
  • 6th May - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Great course, Piers was a brilliant speaker and had lots of knowledge and good tips"
BECG
  • 6th May - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Great examples and lots of practical skills to take forward."
Plymouth Community Homes
  • 6th May - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"The course was useful, structured, accurate, and our trainer was very knowledgeable and above all so calm and friendly - the atmosphere was really good and motivating. He was also a very good time manager, and addressed all of our questions, without exception. So thanks to Media Training and to Piers Ford, I would be very interested in seeing the other courses he leads, and subscribe whenever possible, as I know now I'd be ensured top quality content!"
UNFCCC
  • 6th May - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Lovely centre, great staff, really enjoyed the whole experience and feel like I really learned a lot. Never EVER felt boring!"
BMJ
  • 4th May - Classroom
  • Expert - Kirsty


"The session ended up being a 1:1 - this was a huge advantage for me!"
Hill
  • 27th April - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"All aspects: knowledge, training, welcoming and great customer service."
WPF Therapy
  • 23rd April - Classroom
  • Expert - Tina


"Piers was fantastic and really patient with the group."
Scotland House London
  • 21st April - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Small group sizes was great and the trainer was engaging and encourgaing."
Here Be Dragons
  • 21st April - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Everyone I met was friendly and Kirsty was such an excellent trainer. I learned so much!"
UK Parliament
  • 20th April - Classroom
  • Expert - Kirsty


"The course tutor was very knowledgeable and helpful, I learnt a lot."
Consulum
  • 8th April - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Really great delivery. felt like I was able to engage throughout"
Ivan Med
  • 24th March - Online
  • Expert - Michael


"Providing personal, engaging and thought-provoking training that leaves you wanting more."
East Sussex College
  • 24th March - Online
  • Expert - Michael


"I really like the online format - it makes it easier to attend. The materials - super helpful, thank you!"
European Parliament
  • 16th March - Online
  • Expert - Helen


"Piers was a brilliant tutor and I really enjoyed my session. He was friendly, knowledgeable, helpful and explained everything in great detail. He also produced a brilliant presentation which I'm sure I will revert too for many years to come. This is my second course through Media Training now, both of which have been very insightful, comprehensive and useful."
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
  • 12th March - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Excellent practical tips and engaging session."
World Obesity Federation
  • 10th March - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Very informative and engaging; interesting activities"
World Obesity Federation
  • 10th March - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Found the analogies and visual aids useful and was put completely at ease about what I was doing, felt like there was a lot of support throughout the whole process and Kirsty was knowledgeable and highly efficient in her delivery"
Active IQ
  • 4th March - Online
  • Expert - Kirsty


"Very friendly and open discussion, I felt comfortable sharing and asking questions which I don't always!"
St Mungo's
  • 26th February - Online
  • Expert - Michael


"Really great course, broken down well. Easy to understand"
Prs For Music
  • 26th February - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Great with patience and reading everyone's work, really insightful learned a lot."
Barbour
  • 24th February - Online
  • Expert - Kirsty


"Kirsty was a fab trainer and very informative!"
Honeycomb Group
  • 24th February - Online
  • Expert - Kirsty


"Giving relevant tips while drawing out the big picture."
Memrise
  • 11th February - Online
  • Expert - Kirsty


"Kirsty is a fountain of knowledge. Loved this course, the content, the approach, the very natural way in which Kirsty engaged with us and shared her knowledge. Doing the practical exercises was very useful, and because of the relaxed atmosphere, I did not feel stressed about sharing my content. I highly recommend this course, and actually any course Kirsty gives!"
Freelance
  • 11th February - Online
  • Expert - Kirsty


"Really engaging and helpful practical tasks throughout"
Receptional
  • 11th February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers is an excellent, knowledgeable and congenial trainer. The course was excellent and well-paced with a good balance of real-life examples and theory. Overall, a fantastic course that met all my expectations."
Burning Pine Ltd
  • 11th February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Excellent info, definitely will use it in the future!"
Barbour
  • 9th February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Communication was all very straightforward, trainer was really welcoming and knowledgeable and the group was small so I felt listened to and the information I received felt bespoke. The course did what it said on the tin!"
Association Of Camerados
  • 9th February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Checking the IT support beforehand I thought was good"
Guy's & St Thomas NHS Trust
  • 5th February - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"It was really fun, engaging and informative. I have taken a lot away from it, especially all the lists of things to avoid while writing and what to look out for while editing. I really enjoyed the exercises."
Bryter
  • 5th February - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Checking that we had the correct apps before hand (Zoom for example) It was very useful and efficient."
NEU
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was so clear and effective in communicating ideas and views and concepts. I really enjoyed the fact Piers took the time to ensure each member of the group were involved and engaged with the exercises. I have learnt so much and feel that I can use everything I have learnt to use in my role. Thanks so much to Pier!"
Queen Mary Legal Advice Centrew
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Friendly but structured tutoring, good amount of breaks for the right amount of time, balanced feedback required from everyone, house rules set out but not too strict, helpful documents shared to all."
Stanton Williams
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Trainer was engaging and enthusiastic. Good balance between theory and practical."
National Education Union
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was a great teacher. Very good at explaining and offering personalised suggestions to each person."
Camerados
  • 3rd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Piers was so well-informed and knowledgeable in this subject area, he could answer every question we threw at him and the structure of his course was great too."
Forestry England
  • 2nd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Really approachable and knowledgable trainer."
Marine Stewardship Council
  • 2nd February - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"The trainer was knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful."
Arun District Council
  • 1st February - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Very clear training and loved that we had to go and work on our own content for a while - meant it was helpful and real to what we need to achieve!"
Arun District Council
  • 1st February - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"The course trainer engaging, knowledgeable, and great at encouraging discussion. The course included a good mix of trainer-led work, exercises, and discussions. Bonus points for encouraging engagement over zoom!"
Carbon Brief
  • 1st February - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Clear and structured day, with engaging exercises to help understand content"
The IMI
  • 1st February - Online
  • Expert - Patsy


"Trainer did an amazing job, so knowledgeable and the examples and tips were great. Was great speaking with someone with so much experience."
GetCrisp
  • 19th January - Online
  • Expert - Piers


"Kirsty was great at offering insight into how journalists and wider audiences think."
OggaDoon
  • 15th January - Online
  • Expert - Kirsty


"The trainer was an exceptionally effective communicator and the class size was perfect . Really inspiring and highly valuable."
RSM International
  • 15th January - Online
  • Expert - Kirsty


"Piers was very knowledgeable and explained things clearly, with lots of useful tips"
Utopia
  • 11th January - Online
  • Expert - Piers