Centre for deaf education

City Lit has had provision for deaf people at its heart right from the start. Some of the first courses ever offered by City Lit were lipreading classes for deafened soldiers returning from World War 1. Over the years, we have grown to become an internationally-renowned centre of a wide range of provision - it is the largest centre of its kind in Europe. Our staff is a mixed group of deaf and hearing professionals; all highly skilled in their own areas of specialist expertise. Learn British sign language with City Lit today.

As well as courses, we also offer support and services for deaf people.

Watch Samba, a student in the Centre for Deaf Education, discuss his experiences of studying at City Lit.

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  1. BSL level 1

    Course Date: Thu 27 Apr 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you always wanted to learn British Sign Language and communicate with Deaf people? Develop the skills you need to gain the level 1 BSL qualification, accredited by Signature. The fees for BSL level 1 and 2 courses include a year's subscription to Signworld.



    Please note: you may wish to study BSL without the pressure of an exam, or just for fun. We can arrange for you to be taught without a formal final assessment and you will receive a certificate of attendance.
    Full fee: £599.00
    Senior fee: £501.00

  2. City Lit Professional Certificate in Rehabilitation Work with Deaf People

    Course Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This part-time course is for Technical Officers, Rehabilitation Officers and those employed in sensory teams who work with deaf clients in the community, helping them to live independent lives. The course is structured in six lecture blocks spread over one year, from April 2017 to April 2018.
    Full fee: £2,995.00
    Senior fee: £2,995.00
    Concession: £2,995.00

  3. English entry 2 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Tue 21 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Start to read and write short pieces of work, learn more about grammar and improve your spelling. Ideal if you need more time to develop entry 2 skills.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  4. Excel: intermediate for Deaf people

    Course Date: Fri 9 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you need to develop your skills in Excel? Have you completed an 'Excel essentials' course or have some Excel experience? If so, come and develop your skills further and learn more complext formatting features, formulas and functions. Ideal for improving your job prospects.



    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £18.00

  5. File management for Deaf people

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to manage files by creating and organising folders. Ideal if you have some basic computing experience.



    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £10.00

  6. Introduction to BSL

    Course Date: Tue 9 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in learning BSL? Join us to learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  7. Introduction to lipreading

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out about the skills involved in lipreading and build your confidence in understanding conversations. Suitable if you have little or no experience of lipreading.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £70.00

  8. Level 3 certificate in BSL

    Course Date: Mon 19 Sep 2016 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is ideal if you have passed level 2 in BSL and are ready to develop the knowledge and skills you need to achieve the level 3 qualification, accredited by Signature.

    The course fee is £1261, plus an upfront fee of £188 payable at the time of your enrolment.

    If you’re unable to pay the course fee upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from the Student Loans Company to help cover the cost, repayable after the course ends. You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans

    If you’re unable to pay the upfront fee, you can talk to our Information, Advice and Guidance team who will advise you on instalment plans to spread the cost or bursaries. You can contact the Advice and Guidance Team by phone on 020 7492 2500 or by email: advice@citylit.ac.uk

    For more information, please call Sign Language and Lipreading on 020 7492 2725.
    Full fee: £1,449.00
    Senior fee: £1,449.00
    Concession: £1,449.00

  9. Level 6 NVQ in BSL - part 2 (portfolio)

    Course Date: Wed 3 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you achieved the level of knowledge and skills necessary to start your portfolio for your level 6 NVQ in BSL? Collect evidence and develop your portfolio with help from our experienced teaching and assessment team.
    Full fee: £1,499.00
    Senior fee: £1,499.00
    Concession: £1,499.00

  10. Maths entry 3 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 20 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get confident in maths. Work with numbers and learn about measurement, fractions and decimals. After you complete your mock assessments, your tutor will discuss with you if you are ready to take an entry 3 exam.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  11. PowerPoint: essentials for Deaf people

    Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to know how to create a presentation for work or study? Learn the basics of PowerPoint: how to create slides, use images, data and make the presentation exciting. Suitable if you know how to use a mouse and a keyboard.



    These courses are FREE to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or © other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £12.00

  12. Pre level 2 in BSL

    Course Date: Wed 26 Apr 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have passed level 1 in BSL but are not quite ready to do level 2, this course is for you. Practise storytelling, having conversations and presenting information to others in an unhurried and friendly class. This is not an exam class, but you will receive an attendance certificate.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £289.00
    Concession: £176.00

  13. Word: intermediate for Deaf people

    Course Date: Fri 5 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you need to learn the basics of Word? Do you want to work in an office or as an administrator? Learn about creating, formatting and copying text, as well as inserting page numbers, dates, headers and footers, and page breaks. You'll need to know how to use a mouse and a keyboard.



    These courses are free to students who are on (a) Jobseekers' Allowance; (b) Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG); or (c) other state benefits, earn less than £330 a month and are doing the course to find work or move into more sustainable employment. Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £18.00

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