Course Description

Outline: Introducing the horoscope wheel; data; learning the glyphs; sign divisions (elements and modes); introducing the Big Three (Sun, Moon, ASC); exploring the zodiac signs; the luminaries (Sun and Moon) and the lunation cycle; introducing Mercury to Pluto.

This course is available to view immediately and in its entirety. You'll have access to past Q&As in your Extras folder.

Upcoming Live Q&A Dates

(all 7pm UK time; recorded; send in questions if unable to attend live):

  • Sunday 5 April 2020
  • Sunday 10 May 2020
  • Sunday 28 June 2020
  • Sunday 2 August 2020
  • Sunday 20 September 2020
  • Sunday 15 November 2020
  • Sunday 6 December 2020
  • Sunday 31 January 2021
  • Sunday 7 March 2021
  • Sunday 4 April 2021
  • Sunday 2 May 2021
  • Sunday 13 June 2021
  • Sunday 18 July 2021
  • Sunday 19 September 2021
  • Sunday 17 October 2021
  • Sunday 21 November 2021
  • Sunday 12 December 2021

Tutors: Frank Clifford, with additional videos from Kim Farley, Richard Swatton, Kira Sutherland and Darby Costello

Ideal if you are: a beginner; wanting to revise the basics or fill in the gaps; self-taught or have been reading about astrology for years but want to broaden/ground your knowledge and receive help filling in the gaps.

What’s included: Approximately 18 hours of pre-recorded videos (with tutor and presentation) and your pick of any/all 75 minute live (and recorded) Q&A sessions on Sunday evenings (UK time) – available for a year. You’ll receive articles to read (and a recommended reading list) and optional homework (allow a couple of hours for reading each week and a couple of hours to do the assignments).

Required course text: The Contemporary Astrologer’s Handbook by Sue Tompkins (Flare 2007) – available for purchase online or as an ebook.

Total Price: £255 (approx. US$312, €285, Can$415, AU$465, Turkish Lira 1820)

Technical Details: Available to view online with any device using an internet connection; videos are not available for download but the presentations and additional reading will be to download/printout.

Need any additional information?

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Phone: +44 (0) 208 402 7772 (office hours, M–F, 10am to 5pm UK time)

Frank welcomes you to the LSA Foundation course. 

Your Course Instructors

Frank Clifford

Senior Tutor

Frank Clifford has written a dozen books on astrology and palmistry, guest edited 'The Mountain Astrologer' numerous times, and since 2001 has given over 1500 talks, lectures and seminars in over a dozen countries.

Kim Farley

Senior Tutor

Kim Farley has introduced astrology to a generation of astrologers since she began teaching in the late 1980s. Her 'Mind Maps' mini-book is a popular reference work for astrology students around the world.

Richard Swatton

Senior Tutor

Richard Swatton is a highly experienced astrologer and psychotherapist based in Bristol, UK, who began studying traditional, horary and occult approaches to astrology in 1976. His book, 'The Horary Process', is due to be published in 2020.

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You'll start receiving access to the online material as soon as the course begins 4 November!

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