Podcast 10 from John Ballantrae has some great insight on how to go from beginner to confident as a tarot reader.
John offers a home study course that will take you through all of the 78 cards in a deck with examples of how to apply the meanings to a reading.
If you're not on his mailing list yet, you can do that from his web site.
John has many videos on You Tube to help you learn the tarot.
Recently John did a mini workshop on the Horoscope Spread. You can listen to this at: http://www.tarottodayradio.com/
Thank you John for the wonderful information you give so freely.