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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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  1. Level 1 substance misuse awareness

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 19 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course is for practitioners who work with clients or those with personal experience of drugs and substance misuse. It will enable learners to find out more about the risks and support available relating to substance misuse.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. BSL level 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    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.



    The assessments could take place either online or face to face. If the assessment takes place online, it will be via Zoom. If the face to face process is used, it will be on a one to one basis with your course tutor.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £879.00
    Senior fee: £879.00
    Concession: £652.00

  3. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    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.



    Term 1 of this course will be delivered online up to Dec 2020 and will be a mixture of live streaming with a tutor and pre-filmed content for home study. Face-to-face teaching for this course in the building may resume if feasible after Dec 2020.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £359.00
    Senior fee: £359.00
    Concession: £158.00

  4. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers 2

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    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.



    Term 1 of this course will be delivered online up to Dec 2020 and will be a mixture of live streaming with a tutor and pre-filmed content for home study. Face-to-face teaching for this course in the building may resume if feasible after Dec 2020.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £149.00

  5. Planet Earth (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    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.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  6. Training for Change (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to help people learn about different things? Would you like to learn how to teach or train people?

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  7. Inclusive choir (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Improve your vocal ability. Compose original group vocal pieces. Listen to music from different parts of the world. Perform to an audience.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  8. Discover Acting (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Mon 21 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A foundation course for students to develop acting and drama skills. Discover character, imagination and voice. Use your own experience to create a character and tell a story, learn performance skills, gain confidence and present your work to an audience.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  9. Living well with hearing loss

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This course will give you practical strategies for coping with your hearing loss and will help improve your confidence and well-being.



    This course will be delivered online.



    It will be taught in spoken English, not sign language.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £36.00
    Concession: £26.00

  10. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: long term learners advanced

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.



    Term 1 of this course will be delivered online up to Dec 2020 and will be a mixture of live streaming with a tutor and pre-filmed content for home study. Face-to-face teaching for this course in the building may resume if feasible after Dec 2020.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £149.00

  11. Soundscapes (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020
    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.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  12. The Hero's Journey (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the Hero idea in contemporary and ancient culture, and how this journey can be relevant to your own life. Study mythology and archetypes with visits to the British Museum and the National Gallery.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  13. Wordplay (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Compose a piece of writing on a topic of your choice. Look at how other writers and poets use words. Perform your

    piece at the end of the course.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  14. Discover Music

    Course Date: Tue 22 Sep 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A foundation course for students new to music making. You will discover a range of musical instruments and study the basic building blocks of music.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  15. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers 1

    Course Date: Wed 23 Sep 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    If you are a beginner, or have already attended lipreading classes, this is a great way to brush up your skills.



    Term 1 of this course will be delivered online up to Dec 2020 and will be a mixture of live streaming with a tutor and pre-filmed content for home study. Face-to-face teaching for this course in the building may resume if feasible after Dec 2020.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £149.00

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