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. VOICEworks (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your singing. Sing group chants and songs. Listen to music from different parts of the world. Perform to an audience.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  3. Planet Earth (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the world, its people and the environment we live in. Think about what we can do to make a difference.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  4. Act and perform (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn acting skills. Play a character. Explore emotions. Produce a play. Perform your play to an audience.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  5. Art and design (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Make and publish handmade books and fanzines, learn about graphic design, display and sell your products, show your work on Instagram and social media.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  6. Change the world (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get involved in your community. Campaign on issues. Know your rights and responsibilities. Speak up for yourself.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  7. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers 2

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your lipreading skills and strategies for face-to-face communication and keep up-to-date with relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading skills at improvers' level.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £149.00

  8. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about lip movements and tactics to help you manage difficult listening situations and find out about relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have little or no experience of lipreading.
    Full fee: £359.00
    Senior fee: £359.00
    Concession: £158.00

  9. BSL level 1

    Course Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (and 7 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 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: £599.00
    Senior fee: £501.00
    Concession: £443.00

  10. Hands-on science

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is light made of? What is electricity? How were the planets created? We will visit the Science Museum and do experiments to find out.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  11. Ways of seeing (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to 'read the world' by understanding how the news media and advertising try to make us think and react. Explore art movements that help us to look at life differently. Discuss politics and religion. Find out why some people believe that man has never walked on the moon!
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  12. Vintage lipreaders

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you an experienced lipreader, confident in your theory, but wishing to keep up your skills with continued practice? Suitable if you have been coming to lipreading classes for a while and want to continue to be stretched.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £149.00

  13. Soundscapes (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Compose music with computers. Make music with keyboards and synthesizers. Upload your music to Soundcloud. Present your work in performance.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  14. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your lipreading skills and strategies for face-to-face communication and keep up to date with relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading at beginners' level.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £123.00

  15. Art workshop (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn new drawing and painting skills. Build a portfolio of work. Work on a group project. Show your work in an exhibition. Visit galleries for ideas and inspiration.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £259.00
    Concession: £259.00

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