Training - Freelance Journalists
There are a variety of courses and training available prospective journalists. There are also various routes you can take to becoming a fully qualified journalist, for example, you might complete an NCTJ course to become fully qualified or you may do a post-graduate University degree to complete your training.
NCTJ - The National Council for the Training of Journalists. NCTJ offer training which has become a requirement for most print publications.
BBC Journalist Training Schemes - You can get training through one of the best national news resources.
Hold the Front Page - training section from this excellent journalism resource site.
More on freelancing as a journalist.