Training

SAFREA provides training materials and information about skills-building courses and workshops, some of which are discounted for members.

Please note: These pages are accessible to members only.

Setting Goals With Substance

Dr Janin Vansteenkiste talks about setting goals with substance for your freelancing business. She is a professional life coach - coaching organisations, teams and individuals 1-on-1. With medical and industrial sociology as background, she became a pioneer in the...

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Photography

Name: Tony Mills Region: Eastern Cape (PE) Area of specialisation: Photography Training areas (topics): Basic users course slanted at journos; shows dos and don’ts; covers upmarket point-and-shoots (G10-type) to SLRs via distance learning. Course/s available: Basic...

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Travel Writing, Media Freelancing

Name: James Bainbridge Region: Cape Town, but can travel by negotiation. Area of specialisation: Travel Writing, based on 15 years as a Lonely Planet author. Training areas (topics): Travel Writing, Media Freelancing Course/s available: One-day courses, workshops (two...

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Basic Photography

Name: Rodger Shagam Region: Western Cape (Cape Town) but can travel by negotiation Area of specialisation: Photography Training areas (topics): Basic photography Course/s available: Improving your pics: 2 days (10am-4pm) R1500 Discount for paid-up SAFREA members: 20%...

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Webinar: How to Sell Your Services

Webinar: How to Sell Your Services

***** Need to sort out links Expert small business coach, Pete Carruthers, addressed Safreans in a landmark webinar, hosted from his office in Norway. Here we provide a downloadable audio file of the webinar, as well as a full transcript. Audio...

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Special Offers on Training Courses

Special Offers on Training Courses

SAFREA offers all paid-up members discounted access to media and other training courses (writing, editing, photography, etc.) run by Safreans across South Africa. Below are links to various courses currently on offer. Please note: SAFREA does its best to update and...

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Twitter for Newbies

Twitter for Newbies

Twitter doesn't have rules. It has conventions, most of which are user-generated. What not to do: Twitter is about sharing and engagement, not lurking. Some common mistakes: to follow lots of people but not post anything yourself (this makes you look like a bot), not...

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