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Free workshop for members

Time: 10.30-4.30

Guild House
Upper St Martin’s Lane

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social media platforms and an effective platform for creative freelances who want to showcase their work to new/wider audiences. This workshop is ideally suited to beginners who want to learn more about and develop their skills to use this increasingly popular social networking app.

Apply online by 7th May

Workshop content

Focusing on tutoring, discussion and group-based exercises, this workshop includes:

  • An overview of Instagram and why it is relevant to creative freelances
  • Tips and tools to get you started
  • Feedback on how to maximise the potential of your account
  • Advice on how best to integrate Instagram into your existing social media presence. 

Who should attend

This workshop is aimed at those who already use social media and who would like to find out more about how to use this platform to showcase their work.

Note: Successful applicants will need to have created an Instagram account prior to the workshop.

Expected learning outcomes

By the end of the workshop, you will:

  • Have a clearer understanding of how to use Instagram for work purposes
  • Be more confident in using this platform
  • Have a better understanding of how to enhance your presence on social media.

What should I bring?

You will need to bring an Android/Apple device with the Instagram app already installed on it. Please ensure that your device is fully charged and that its memory is not full.

Tutor Kate Willoughby

POLITE REQUEST: if you are successful in obtaining a place on this workshop and, due to unforeseen circumstances, you are unable to attend, please let us know asap because we have others on the waiting list who we can allocate your place to. If you do not let us know this will disadvantage another member. Also, we may lose the funds that enable us to provide these workshops to all members including yourself.

NOTE: 1. If we were to postpone or cancel this workshop due to unforeseen circumstances (this has happened only twice in five years due to tutor illness and a tube strike), we will be unable to reimburse any costs such as pre-booked travel expenses. If this were to happen in the future, we will email and telephone you as soon as we know that there is a cancellation and attempt to re-schedule the workshop asap. 2. We are required to undertake a short equality & diversity survey, which you will need to fill in before or at the workshop. The information provided will be treated in the strictest of confidence and processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and will help in our commitment to E & D.

IMPORTANT: Unfortunately we cannot always offer everyone who applies a place due to high demand. We set up a waiting list and contact people if there are cancellations. If you do NOT receive confirmation that you have secured a place, please do not turn up on the day because we will not be able to admit you. However, please keep applying because we work hard to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to attend at some point.

Apply online

To apply for a place on this free, one-day workshop, please fill in the short application form below. You will need to login or register if you have not done so already so have your Union number to hand. All events have been over-subscribed to date so successful applicants will be chosen randomly after the cut-off date. We will let you know if your application has been successful within a few days of this date.

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Further enquiries
t: 07580 348726

Business skills training
for creative freelances