Introduction to ChatGPT and Other AI Tools for Absolute Beginners Half-Day Course

Join us for an immersive journey into the world of ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

This beginner-friendly half-day course is designed to introduce you to the fascinating realm of AI tools and technologies. You'll get hands-on experience with popular free AI applications like ChatGPT 3.5 and Bing Image Creator, and explore the wider landscape of Large Language Models including giants like Google's Gemini (formerly known as Bard) and Microsoft's Co-Pilot. Delve into the future possibilities of AI tools, understand their limitations, and discuss the ethical implications of AI in our world today.

This is a practical introduction aimed at demystifying AI and revealing its growing impact on our lives. If you already feel confident using AI and ChatGPT and want to learn how to use them more effectively, check out The Art of AI Prompt Engineering.

This course is only available for private bookings, either for groups or as a one-to-one, held online via Zoom or in the classroom. Please get in touch for availability.

Course Overview

Who should attend

This half-day course is designed individuals interested in understanding and using AI tools such as ChatGPT and Bing Image Creator, but haven’t yet spent much time exploring them. It also would be suitable for those keen to ensure they’re not left behind as current AI technologies emerge and want to understand their future implications.

What you will learn

On this half-day introductory course, you will:

  • Be introduced to practical AI tools like ChatGPT 3.5 and Bing Image Creator
  • Explore the broader landscape of Large Language Models and other AI tools
  • Discuss the limitations, ethical considerations, and responsible use of AI

Course timetable

1. Using ChatGPT 3.5

  • Direct, hands-on activity engaging with ChatGPT 3.5.
  • Discussion of ChatGPT 3.5’s capabilities and real-world applications.

2. Understanding the Wider Large Language Model Landscape

  • Overview of various models: Google's Gemini (Bard), Microsoft's Copilot, etc.
  • Comparative analysis of the strengths and differences among these models.

3. Using Bing Image Creator

  • Practical experience in creating images using Bing's AI.
  • Discussion around other image creating AI and how it works.

4. Limitations, Ethics, and Referencing Use

  • Discussing the limitations and challenges of current AI technologies.
  • Ethical considerations: Privacy, bias, source material, and societal impact.
  • Best practices in referencing and acknowledging AI tools in work.

5. Understanding the Broader Landscape of AI Tools

  • Surveying the current areas where AI tools are being developed.
  • Discussing the future of AI tools and what might be possible very soon.

Next steps

  • Guidance on further learning resources and advanced courses.
  • Information on community forums and groups for AI enthusiasts.

Related courses

Happy also offers The Art of AI Prompt Engineering, designed for individuals with at least some experience using Large Language Models who are eager to delve deeper into AI interactions. It will also appeal to AI enthusiasts interested in collaborative learning and knowledge-exchange in prompt engineering with their peers.

Group Learning Events

If you have three or more learners, a private group course could be cheaper.

We can tailor the content to your team, and host the training remotely, at your workplace or here at Happy's HQ in Aldgate, Central London.

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What's it like to learn online with Happy?

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Get in touch

This course is only available as a one-to-one or private group booking.

For pricing and availability, send us a message using the form below, leave us a message on 020 7375 7300, or speak to an Account Manager straight away using our Live Chat service in the bottom right of your screen!

The Small Print

For Live Online Interactive Learning sessions (webinars)

The course will run remotely for half a day, consisting of two 90-minute live online sessions with independent work in between. 

All learners will need to install Zoom on their machines. Full technical requirements are on the Zoom website. Your link will be included in your joining instructions once you have booked your place — if you haven't received this email then please contact our team.

Learners should log into the training session 10 minutes before the start time to ensure that they have downloaded and set up Zoom correctly. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.

For Mac Users

For online training, please let us know when booking and you can use your Mac as normal. We provide a PDF with shortcuts for Mac users (if relevant) and your trainer will refer to this throughout the training.

The happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Coronavirus Update

We are monitoring the Coronavirus pandemic closely and are following all current Government guidelines. Please see our Coronavirus Policy for more details and the latest information.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact our friendly team, available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Your post-course support package

  • Included in the price of both online and classroom programmes
  • 2 years of free access to our IT Helpline
  • Unlimited access - call or email our team as often as you need
  • Ask about any content covered on your course