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For 2021 - online Python 3 training - see ((here)).

Our plans were to retire in summer 2020 and see the world, but Coronavirus has lead us into a lot of lockdown programming in Python 3 and PHP 7.
We can now offer tailored online training - small groups, real tutors - works really well for groups of 4 to 14 delegates. Anywhere in the world; course language English.

Please ask about private 'maintenance' training for Python 2, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, etc.
On site course - travel and accommodation expenses

Should we charge our customers when we go on site for our journey to them, and the costs of staying over if need be? In common with our industry's standard, we do charge; when you think about it, that's sensible - otherwise our local customers would be subsidizing people who are based a long way away. However (unlike the rest of the industry) we travel in our own time, rather than charging extra days.

Travel expenses are a quotation rather than an estimate, as customers want to know the cost up front; it's calculated as follows:

• £120 per night for dinner, bed, breakfast and other incidental additional expenses incurred in being away from home (such as overnight parking in some locations)

• 70p per mile travel costs - mileage calculated as the crow flies from our base to the centre of the postcode - for example "L" or "SA".

• £200 for a return ferry crossing if necessary

We do not charge things like bridge and motorway tolls, congestion charge, car parking, extra distance daily between training location and hotel.

If you look at the following links, you'll see the sort of figures quoted for cost of driving and hotels:
http://www.theaa.com/allaboutcars/advice/advice_rcosts_petrol_table.jsp
http://www.laterooms.com/en/Hotels.aspx?k=london&d=20100925&n=1&rt=1-0#oukxqs
and you'll find that our London charges are a bit of a bargain ...

For further details of on site courses, see [here] - there's a form on that page where you can enter your postcode and see how these figures work out for you.
(written 2010-09-14, updated 2010-09-21)

 
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articles
G403 - Well House Consultants - On site - venues, UK and Ireland
  [120] Good early morning - (2004-11-16)
  [378] A word of admiration for the London cabbie - (2005-07-15)
  [710] Linux training Glasgow, Python programming course Dundee - (2006-05-05)
  [910] Helping the miles pass - (2006-10-31)
  [1200] Training information - England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland - (2007-05-22)
  [1599] Fresher tutor, better course - (2008-04-03)
  [3058] MacBook Air - hardware and system review - (2010-11-17)
  [3065] Pictures from the Birkenhead to Belfast crossing - (2010-11-23)
  [3153] Points West to Belfast - (2011-02-01)
  [3489] Python courses and Private courses - gently updating our product to keep it ahead of the game - (2011-10-20)
  [4168] Travelling to and from courses - much easier from December 2013 - (2013-09-08)

G401 - Well House Consultants - On Site courses
  [139] Just provide a room and the students - (2004-12-03)
  [191] Setting up a training room for a course - (2005-01-27)
  [213] Off to Munich - (2005-02-13)
  [241] Dress for training - (2005-03-10)
  [382] Central London Courses - Perl, PHP, Python, Tcl, MySQL - (2005-07-18)
  [438] Fair system for travel and accommodation expenses - (2005-09-07)
  [439] You cant - (2005-09-08)
  [1027] Cue the music, I'm happy. - (2007-01-09)
  [1465] Perl, PHP, Python, Tcl, Linux, MySQL, Ruby courses ... - (2007-12-09)
  [1600] Cambidge - Tcl, Expect and Perl courses - (2008-04-04)
  [1781] Reception - (2008-09-01)
  [2041] httpd, Tomcat and PHP course enhancements - (2009-02-14)
  [2309] Lua training class in Spanish - (2009-07-29)
  [2311] Floor to ceiling - (2009-07-30)
  [2801] Binary data handling with unpack in Perl - (2010-06-10)
  [2810] A course review - for the tutor to complete - (2010-06-14)
  [2928] Public (scheduled) or private course? Book direct, or through a third party? - (2010-08-19)
  [3131] Lua, Tcl, Python; Worldwide training classes - (2011-01-14)
  [3137] Training Classes - should the training company provide a system for each delegate to use? - (2011-01-18)
  [3691] Back in Cambridge to give a Lua course - (2012-04-09)
  [3715] Changing face - Filton - (2012-05-01)
  [3898] The course must go on - improvements to tutor travel plans, with immediate effect - (2012-10-17)
  [3950] 10 reasons why I travel the night before a course starts - (2012-12-10)
  [4132] Using your own laptop on our courses - now even easier! - (2013-07-05)
  [4230] Well House Consultants - course prices for 2014 - (2013-12-26)
  [4602] Training course and hotel room prices - 2016 - (2015-12-31)
  [4739] A year of changes for Lisa and Graham Ellis, and Well House - (2017-05-27)
  [4769] Python, Tcl, Lua and other Open Source programming courses for 2018 - (2017-12-31)


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