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    Cleland Thom

    Hi! I'm Cleland Thom, CTJT's director. Sorry about the name: I didn't choose it!

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    I love it when our courses help people learn new skills or find fresh opportunities.

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    Cleland Thom, director



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    Our expert tutor, Cleland Thom, will guide you every step of the way.

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    Student testimonials

    The course went beyond my expectations as it covered many different types of copywriting and also included a bit about web writing and PR. Cleland Thom was the best tutor I’ve ever had through distance learning.

    Tiffany Shand: copywriting course

    The course was excellent, and exceeded my expectations. I am now brimming with ideas for my blog. CTJT really do make you feel like you’re the only student they have. I enjoyed the course so much I’ve signed up for two more courses!

    Beverley Duddridge: fashion blogging course

    Starting my own blog was a definite high moment in my career so far. It was selected by RCA to promote Beyoncé's new album! I exclusively released tracks and quotes from Beyoncé until her new album '4' was released.

    Natasha Ferguson: music blogging course

    I really enjoyed the quick responses to the work that I sent in. I tried another distance learning course before this one, but being in South Korea meant it took a long time to send and receive work. I’m even thinking about taking another course!

    Daniel Deacon: proofreading & editing course

    I can only speak in the highest terms about CTJT. I now work in the Barclays Premier League for Sunderland AFC. The skills learned were crucial. The course is a fine addition to anyone's CV and I would not hesitate to recommend it.

    Stuart Vose: NCTJ sports diploma

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    Success stories

    Michaela’s business takes off after copywriting course

    CTJT copywriting course student, Michaela Chung, is now earning a living from the blog she started after graduating with CTJT.

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    Prestigious blogging slot for fashion journalism student

    CTJT fashion journalism student, Edel Flynn, has become a guest blogger for the prestigious Irish News Review.

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    NCTJ course student gets radio slot

    NCTJ diploma course graduate, Natalie Derham, starts news reading slots on a local radio station this weekend.

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    Comms role for PR course student

    PR and marketing course student, John Hammond, was won a communications role – before he completed his course.

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    Our NCTJ photography courses are still running

    CTJT are now the only providers running the NCTJ diploma photojournalism and press photography courses this academic year.

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