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  1. BSL level 1
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Antony Rabin
    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 courses include a year's subscription to Signworld.







    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 £739.00 Senior fee £739.00 Concession £554.00
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  2. City Lit basketry course: advanced
    Course start date:  Fri 20 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  John Page
    For learners experienced in a wide range of basketry techniques, this is a new course to build develop your skills. You will be introduced to some new techniques and emphasis will be placed on self directed study and developing a personal portfolio of work. This course is suitable for those experienced in a wide range of basketry techniques and who have completed the City Lit basketry course or have equivalent skills. These will be discussed at a pre-enrolment interview.
    Full fee £1,649.00 Senior fee £1,319.00 Concession £1,154.00
  3. Award in education and training for lipreading teachers
    Course start date:  Fri 20 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Lorraine Braggins
    Interested in teaching lipreading to adults? This introductory course leads to the City and Guilds Level 3 national teaching qualification. Combined with our GT106, you can become a qualified lipreading teacher.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £599.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £599.00
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  4. Level 3 certificate in BSL
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 25 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Pat Parke
    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.
    Full fee £1,579.00 Senior fee £1,579.00 Concession £1,579.00
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  5. Pre-level 3 in BSL
    Course start date:  Fri 4 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Pat Parke
    Have you have passed your level 2 in BSL but need more confidence and advice before moving on to a level 3 course? You will improve the standard of your productive and receptive BSL skills to enable you to converse comfortably with a BSL user.
    Full fee £629.00 Senior fee £503.00 Concession £440.00
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  6. City Lit Children's book illustration course
    Course start date:  Fri 4 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Tim Ellis, Ciara Flood, Dee Shulman, Robyn Wilson-Owen
    This 20-week course will take you on a journey from beginner to intermediate, direct.







    The Children’s Book industry is thriving, largely due to globally rising literacy levels, and a growing awareness of the importance of early childhood education. As a result, Children’s Book creators are in demand.







    Our tutors will teach you the many and various skills you’ll need to illustrate books for children - from drawing and painting (analogue and digital), sequencing and pacing the narrative, to editing the images digitally and overlaying text.







    You'll learn about the children’s publishing sector; gaining a sense of the different genres and markets for children's books, and where your illustration style might fit.
    Full fee £1,599.00 Senior fee £1,279.00 Concession £1,039.00
  7. Award in education and training (City & Guilds 6502)
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Jan 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Laila Shariff
    The City & Guilds (6502) Award in Education and Training is an initial teacher training course ideal for anyone who teaches adults - or has experience of teaching adults - in Further Education or Adult and Community Learning. We may also consider you if you do not have teaching experience, but are qualified in your subject and have worked in a related field. This course will me mainly online with two sessions at City Lit towards the end of the course. Please note this course will be mainly online, except for sessions 8 and 10, and possibly 11.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £599.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £407.00
  8. Children's book illustration: portfolio preparation
    Course start date:  Fri 23 May 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Dee Shulman, Robyn Wilson-Owen
    This course is for experienced Children’s Book Illustration learners who wish to put together a portfolio of their illustration work for applications to City Lit Advanced courses, higher education, or agents and publishers. Some learners may also wish to create a ‘dummy’ picture book, for the same purposes.
    Full fee £529.00 Senior fee £423.00 Concession £344.00
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