GCS Accelerate courses

We offer GCS Accelerate Essential level training sessions for people working in the communications team of a ministerial or non-ministerial department or one of their arm-length body organisations.

To book a place you must be a GCS member

Event attendance

Your civil service pass or another form of photo ID will be required to access the venue.

When booking, make sure you receive a confirmation email. If you do not, use your Eventbrite account to check if you do have a ticket, or confirm by emailing us. Placing yourself on the waiting list does not constitute ordering a ticket.

You need to give GCS at least 2 full working days notice if you need to cancel. You can cancel on both Eventbrite or by contacting gcsaccelerate@cabinetoffice.gov.uk.

Next courses

29 November 2019


Accelerate: Podcasting Essentials

In this short training session, you’ll learn about:

  • the different podcasting formats you could choose
  • what equipment you’ll need to get up and running
  • the basics of recording and editing
  • how to publish and evaluate your podcast

You will be expected to come with Audacity (a free audio editing software) already uploaded on to your laptop.

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10 December 2019


Accelerate: Video Creation Essentials 

In this 3-hour practical course, you will learn:

  • how to prepare for your project
  • how to shoot your content and use your camera equipment
  • how to edit your video

You will be expected to come with Adobe Premiere already uploaded on to your laptop.

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