Specialist learning

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 students with learning difficulties.

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  1. Certificate in well-being: level 1 at Thames Reach

    Course Date: Thu 25 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: Thames Reach, The Employment Academy
    Do you consider yourself to have a healthy lifestyle? Do you feel confident about being in the 'driving seat' for all aspects of your's and or your family's health and wellbeing and care? If you are not sure about the answers to this question, then this course could be for you as it will help you to understand the future impact of your lifestyle choices and help you to make more informed, healthy decisions. This is an accredited course, Level 1 Certificate in Well-Being.
    Full fee: £379.00
    Senior fee: £379.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. Advanced working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 29 Jan 2018
    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, and will cover topics such as stammering modification work, cluttering, acquired stammering as well as case discussion.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  3. Award in volunteering: level 1

    Course Date: Tue 30 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you considering to or do you already volunteer? This qualification is suitable for you if you are thinking about working as a volunteer or you are already volunteering and will provide you with an insight into the role and an awareness of the personal standards required of you 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.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £0.00

  4. Deaf history part 2

    Course Date: Thu 1 Feb 2018
    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: £121.00

  5. Award in Education and training (City & Guilds 6502) Blended

    Course Date: Sat 3 Feb 2018
    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: 3 and 4 February 2018; 24 and 25 March 2018; 21 and 22 April 2018.
    Full fee: £549.00
    Senior fee: £549.00
    Concession: £335.00

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

    Course Date: Fri 9 Feb 2018 (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 9-13 February, then 12-13 March.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

  7. Youth work: level 2 certificate

    Course Date: Fri 9 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in working with young people in a youth work setting or in becoming a youth and community worker? This course will enable tyou to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to work holistically with young people to facilitate their personal and social development. As well as teaching days you will complete a placement in a youth work setting for up to 2 days. This is an accreeded course, Level 2 Youth Work Certificate. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness and are ready to progress to employment.
    Full fee: £969.00
    Senior fee: £969.00
    Concession: £0.00

  8. Free lipreading practice

    Course Date: Fri 9 Feb 2018 (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

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

    Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018
    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

  10. Basic maths skills for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is designed to improve your ability to understand and work with numbers. It is a very practical course and the skills you learn can be applied to your everyday life and work contexts. This course is the second part of a year-long course and has no exams.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  11. English entry 1 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will help you learn basic English vocabulary, grammar and spelling, and to practise your reading and writing. It is suitable if you have arrived in the UK from abroad and need to acquire basic English skills, or if you missed out on education at school due to communication barriers. You will need to have completed 'English and maths for Deaf people: pre-entry'.



    This is the second part of a year-long course. Your course tutor will discuss with you whether you are ready to take exams at the end of the course (it will depend on your mock exams results).
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  12. English level 2 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will improve your skills in reading, writing, grammar and spelling. You will learn more about punctuation, types of texts and develop your vocabulary and paragraph writing. It is suitable for those who have achieved the English level 1 certificate and/or have attended 'Get ahead with reading and writing for Deaf people'. This course is the second part of a year-long course. Your tutor will discuss with you whether you are ready to take exams at the end of the course (it will depend on the mock exams results).
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  13. Making progress at English entry level for Deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will enable you to acquire essential study skills such as learning strategies, organisation and communication skills needed to be successful on any English course (at entry level). This course has no exams.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  14. English entry 3 for Deaf people

    Course Date: Tue 20 Feb 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will get you ahead with your reading and writing. You will learn to use paragraphs, check your writing and understand information from different types of writing. You will continue to develop your grammar and spelling. This course is suitable for those who have achieved the English entry 2 certificate. It is the second part of a year-long course.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  15. Making progress at maths entry level

    Course Date: Tue 20 Feb 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is suitable for those who have completed 'Basic maths skills for Deaf people' and/or achieved the maths entry 2 certificate but are not quite ready to move on to maths entry 3. It is the second part of a year-long course that will help you gain confidence when using numbers and measures at a higher level. You will also work with fractions and decimals. This course has no exams.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

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