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. Level 6 in BSL - part 1 (language development)

    Course Date: Wed 16 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is the language development part of the level 6 in BSL. Ideal if you have passed level 3 in BSL and you want to develop your skills up to the appropriate standard for progression to a level 6 qualification. Develop and establish fluency in your use of BSL in a variety of situations and registers, in both productive and receptive skills.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £999.00

  2. Level 1 ECDL award in IT user skills for Deaf people

    Course Date: Wed 16 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you new to word processing, spreadsheets and presentations? Join this course and learn how to use the most important basic features of Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2016. This course will give you the confidence to use the programs independently as well as follow your studies to a higher level. By the end of the course you will have improved your skills and gained a qualification, Level 1 ECDL award in IT user skills.

    This course is FREE if one of the following applies:

    a) You are employed and earn less than £19,890. You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. You may also be eligible for this funding in other circumstances. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary.

    Or

    b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment.

    Or

    c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment.

    Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £271.00
    Concession: £68.00

  3. Stammering therapy: stage 1

    Course Date: Thu 17 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn strategies to help you speak more easily. You'll also work on becoming less sensitive about stammering, reducing avoidance strategies and developing self confidence.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  4. Introduction to child and youth mental health

    Course Date: Fri 18 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The emotional health and well-being of children is just as important as their physical health and well-being. In 2016 10% of 5-16 years olds were diagnosed with a significant mental health illness. This course will introduce you to the concepts, impacts and approaches to supporting child and youth mental health. It is aimed at those working with children or interesed in the mental health of children and young people,.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  5. Award in education and training (City & Guilds 6502) - spring

    Course Date: Fri 18 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The City & Guilds Award in Education and Training (6502) is designed as an initial teacher training course for anyone who teaches adult learners in the Further Education and Adult and Community Learning sector. It can also be suitable if you are delivering training within your organisation and want to further enhance your knowledge and skills. Please note: There will be no sessions on 26 February 2019.
    Full fee: £599.00
    Senior fee: £599.00

  6. Award in volunteering: level 1 (off-site)

    Course Date: Mon 21 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: Sidings Community Centre
    This qualification is suitable for you if you are thinking about working as a volunteer or you are already volunteering. It will provide you with an insight into the role and an awareness of the personal standards required for volunteering. It will give you the skills and knowledge you need to either start a volunteer role or develop an existing role. This is an accredited course, level 1 award in volunteering.

    This course is FREE if one of the following applies:

    a) You are employed and earn less than £19,890. You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. You may also be eligible for this funding in other circumstances. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary.

    Or

    b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment.

    Or

    c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment.

    Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £0.00

  7. Google drive and the cloud - for Deaf people

    Course Date: Thu 24 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The digital world is moving from emails to shared files. Don't get left behind. Join this course and learn how to make the most of the cloud. What is it and how do you use it to share and edit documents? You may never send an attachment again!
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

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

    Course Date: Sat 26 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The City & Guilds Award in Education and Training (6502) is designed as an initial teacher training course for anyone who teaches adult learners in the Further Education and Adult and Community Learning sector. It can also be suitable if you are delivering training within your organisation and want to further enhance your knowledge and skills. This course requires mainly self-study with some classroom attendance. You are required to attend all of the following classroom based sessions: 26 and 27 January 2019; 16 and 17 March 2019; 13 and 14 April 2019.
    Full fee: £599.00
    Senior fee: £599.00
    Concession: £407.00

  9. Advanced working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 28 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This 2-day interactive course is for speech and language therapists who wish to advance their stammering therapy skills with adults who stammer. We will cover a wide range of topics including: modification, review of evidence base, working one-to-one, cluttering therapy, social model of stammering and much more. Client perspectives of therapy are shared and there will be ample opportunity for case discussion.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  10. Deaf history part 2

    Course Date: Thu 31 Jan 2019
    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
    Concession: £135.00

  11. Refresh, revise and develop your stammering therapy skills

    Course Date: Thu 31 Jan 2019 (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

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

    Course Date: Fri 8 Feb 2019 (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 8-12 February, then 11-12 March.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

  13. BSL Roleshift / referent practice workshop

    Course Date: Sat 9 Feb 2019
    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

  14. Voice production for people who stammer

    Course Date: Sat 16 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase your understanding of how voice is made and analyse your own voice production and how it is affected by your stammering. Practise techniques such as relaxation, posture, breathing and voice onset.

    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £66.00
    Concession: £66.00

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

    Course Date: Mon 18 Feb 2019
    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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

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