Training resources

Our Journalism Skills Academy offers a wide variety of free training resources to help you improve your knowledge.

Finding time to develop or update your skills can be difficult in the bustle of a newsroom, or when you’re juggling other responsibilities.

That’s why our Journalism Skills Academy offers a wide variety of easy-to-access free resources to help you improve your knowledge or get insights into key aspects of our industry.

Training resources currently on offer include:

  • Video masterclasses on a wide range of subjects, from court reporting and media ethics to sports journalism and interview techniques.
  • A presentation on getting the best from Google search and other Google tools
  • Quizzes to test your journalism knowledge
  • Tips on freelancing, impressing at job interviews and getting the most from your CV and cover letter

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Distance learning

NCTJ qualifications can be studied by distance learning, which is perfect for those unable to study at a centre-based course.

CPD Courses

Continue your professional development with the NCTJ's Journalism Skills Academy. Skills training, e-learning, exam refreshers and tutor workshops available.

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