Courses for people with learning difficulties

Courses for people with learning difficulties

Welcome to Progress at City Lit! We run a range of courses for adults with learning difficulties. To browse our courses, click on a link below. Or you can find out more about us, read student stories, videos and photos as we as an easy to read overview on our 'About progress' area.

Courses for people with learning difficulties highlights

Computing

Computing

Performing arts

Performing arts

Health

Health

Art and design

Art and design

People and places

People and places

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  1. Speaking for yourself (for people with learning difficulties)

    Be clear about what you want and what you do not want to happen. Speak confidently to different people in your life. Speak with respect for yourself and other people.
    Full fee: £30.00
    Senior fee: £30.00
    Concession: £25.00

  2. Textiles (for people with learning difficulties)

    Explore a range of methods for decorating fabrics. Use silkscreens to make prints, work with batik, experiment with tie dyeing and make printing blocks. Design and print your own T-shirt using techniques learned throughout the course.
    Full fee: £85.00
    Senior fee: £85.00
    Concession: £70.00

  3. About London (for people with learning difficulties)

    Visit unusual parts of London every fortnight. Take photographs and use a digital video camera. Discuss the visit the following week using books, quizzes, digital video and photographs. Use the internet to research information about London.
    Full fee: £75.00
    Senior fee: £75.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Life stories (for people with learning difficulties)

    Learn to share experiences with other people, using words, photography, digital video and personal objects. You will have the choice of giving a presentation to the group about yourself or about a famous person. This is for you if you are ready to join in discussions, whether you are just starting to speak up, or are confident about it.
    Full fee: £75.00
    Senior fee: £75.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Theatre skills (for people with learning difficulties)

    Explore the way people act and react in different situations. Use your imagination to make a story with characters. Work towards giving a performance later in the course.
    Full fee: £75.00
    Senior fee: £75.00
    Concession: £60.00

  6. Computer art projects (for people with learning difficulties)

    A chance to explore personal and group projects using computers. Create pictures using Adobe Photoshop , make a short animation or a simple website. This course is for students who already have some computer skills.
    Full fee: £75.00
    Senior fee: £75.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Skills for work (for people with learning difficulties)

    Learn skills to help you get a job or improve your performance at work, including communicating clearly, taking responsibility and getting help when you need it. This is for you if you are preparing to start work or have just started and need to improve your basic work skills. You will need to find some work experience during the course.
    Full fee: £0.00

  8. Moving to mainstream (for people with learning difficulties)

    Develop skills that will help you move to a mainstream class in a subject of your choice. This is for you if you have skills in a subject but need to build your confidence before taking the next step.
    Full fee: £0.00

  9. Art workshop (for people with learning difficulties)

    Improve your drawing and painting skills. Gain experience in a wide range of media, use the internet and make gallery visits to study the art of different cultures.
    Full fee: £160.00
    Senior fee: £160.00
    Concession: £130.00

  10. World music (for people with learning difficulties)

    Learn to sing chants and songs, and to play hand drums and other percussion instruments. Listen to music from different parts of the world. Find out how people use music to express their feelings, to celebrate or to protest.
    Full fee: £75.00
    Senior fee: £75.00
    Concession: £60.00

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