Specialist Learning Courses

From vocational courses and qualifications in care work, Access to Higher Education, British Sign Language (BSL) and teacher training to specialist courses in speech therapy and courses for students with learning difficulties.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

  2. Deaf history: one-day course

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A brief introduction to the history of Deaf people in Britain and the development of British Sign Language. You can further explore this fascinating one day course by joining our deaf history part one course. This course is taught in BSL.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  3. Interiorised stammering

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you often manage to conceal your stammering (also known as stuttering), this course will help you to understand your particular type of stammering, reduce negative feelings, learn strategies to speak more easily and develop self confidence.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  4. Intensive introduction to lipreading

    Course Date: Tue 21 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out about the skills involved in lipreading and build your confidence in understanding conversations. This intensive course will give you some concentrated theory and practice to build on. Suitable for beginners in this subject.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £58.00
    Concession: £39.00

  5. Deaf history part 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This exciting course covers information about the history of the Deaf community, education, media and sport to a more advanced and in depth level. It is taught in BSL, and hearing people with a minimum of level 2 in BSL are welcome.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00

  6. Refresh, revise and develop your stammering therapy skills

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In a supportive group you will work on desensitisation and practise your stammering management strategies. Become more confident by learning how to problem solve and extend your comfort zone.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. The City Lit 7-day intensive course for adults who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 7 Feb 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn strategies to help you speak more easily, work on becoming less sensitive about stammering (also known as stuttering), reduce avoidance strategies and be introduced to mindfulness. This short intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time. This course runs between 7-11 February, then 9-10 March.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

  8. BSL Roleshift / referent practice workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 8 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you on a level 2 or 3 BSL course and would like to get a better understanding of how role shift and referents are used in BSL? This workshop is taught by a highly experienced teacher and provides a perfect opportunity to focus on this important area of BSL to improve your knowledge and fluency.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  9. Free lipreading practice

    Course Date: Fri 14 Feb 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and get some free extra practice on a short lipreading course to give trainee lipreading teachers additional teaching practice. This course will be taught by trainees towards the end of their training, under supervision of one of the teaching team. This will be a mixed ability group - all levels welcome, whether you have attended classes before or have no previous lipreading experience. The course is delivered in spoken English and not BSL.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  10. Award in education and training (City & Guilds 6502) - blended

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 15 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The City & Guilds (6502) Award in Education and Training (blended) is an initial teacher training course ideal for anyone who teaches, or has some experience of teaching adult learners in the Further Education and Adult and Community Learning sectors. It can also be suitable if you are delivering training within your organisation. Mainly self-study with 3 weekend group sessions on the following dates: 15 and 16 Feb, 4 and 5 April, 16 and 17 May 2020.
    Full fee: £599.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  11. Prioritisation and assertiveness for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 17 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your personal and professional effectiveness by learning and practising key prioritisation and assertiveness skills. This course will help you to improve your time management and to communicate more confidently in a variety of workplace situations.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  12. Train the Trainer (Spring)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Train the Trainer' is a practical weekend course designed to help you gain ideas for effective facilitation and managing groups. It is suitable if you are thinking of becoming a trainer and want to gain confidence in planning and facilitating the training, or if you are an experienced trainer and want to refresh your practice. You will leave with some tools and techniques that will ensure your training is engaging and productive for your learners. On day 2 you will have the opportunity to deliver a short micro-training or interactive presentation. You are required to attend both days of this course.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £129.00

  13. Working with adults who stammer: a course for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for speech and language therapists, this four-day interactive workshop will cover assessment and selection, stammering modification, interiorised stammering, cluttering, acquired stammering and an introduction to mindfulness. Opportunity to practise teaching techniques to clients included. This course runs for three days, plus a follow-up day on 5 October 2020.
    Full fee: £459.00
    Senior fee: £459.00
    Concession: £459.00

  14. BSL level 2

    Course Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you passed your BSL level 1 and are you ready for a level 2 course? Build your skills and knowledge and achieve a level 2 qualification, accredited by Signature.
    Full fee: £799.00
    Senior fee: £672.00
    Concession: £596.00

  15. Difference not defect: stammering activism, empowerment and pride: a course for people who stammer and speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn more about the social model of disability and stammering pride in a shared and collaborative learning environment.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £18.00

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