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.
Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteThe level 2 award in peer mentoring has been developed for learners who want to be peer mentors, giving support to other individuals to enable them to make changes in their lives. The qualification provides an understanding of the peer mentoring process and the key skills used in peer mentoring. You will learn about peer mentoring with young people, people with mental health issues, addictions, homelessness and those who have experienced challenges in their lives. We welcome applications from those who have lived experience in these areas.
This course is FREE if one of the following applies:
a) You are employed and earn less than £20,962. 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: £399.00Senior fee: £399.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe aim of this course is to develop deaf people’s reading skills in a friendly and supportive environment. During this course you will read various articles (newspapers/magazines) and stories / novels. You will also be discussing your reading materials in BSL, learning new vocabulary and exploring the structure of English. Translating from English to BSL and summarising texts will be a large part of the sessions. This course is suitable if you have achieved and/or have been assessed at English Level 1 and/or English Level 2. This course has no exams.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course is suitable for those who have achieved English Entry 2 and/or English Entry 3 but not quite ready for the next level. The tutor will focus on your individual grammatical skills and prepare you for the next level. This course has no exams.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course is suitable if you have arrived in the UK from abroad and need to acquire basic Maths skills or if you missed out on education at school here in UK due to communication barriers. During this course you will work with basic numbers, measures, shapes and use of data. It is a very practical course and the skills you learn can be applied to your every day life contexts. This course has no exams.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course is suitable if you have achieved English Entry 2 and wish to progress further. This course will help you develop your reading, writing and communication skills. You will learn to plan and draft writing; read and understand straightforward texts etc. This course has no exams.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Sat 25 Apr 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course is for people who have a hearing loss and who work in an office environment. It covers a range of common office scenarios and issues that arise for people with hearing loss.Full fee: £49.00Senior fee: £49.00Concession: £49.00
Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetInterested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.Full fee: £189.00Senior fee: £151.00Concession: £129.00
Course Date: Tue 28 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFind out about the skills involved in lipreading and build your confidence in understanding conversations. Suitable if you have little or no experience of lipreading.Full fee: £179.00Senior fee: £109.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to focus your awareness, cultivate calmness and develop non-judgemental acceptance, using a range of mindfulness practices. Apply speech techniques more effectively and facilitate your work on avoidance reduction.Full fee: £119.00Senior fee: £119.00Concession: £73.00
Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe 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.Full fee: £599.00Senior fee: £599.00Concession: £407.00
Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave 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: £599.00Senior fee: £501.00Concession: £443.00
Course Date: Wed 6 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to edit, resize, crop and rotate photos or images using Adobe Photoshop. Ideal if you want to create websites, cards or work in publicity!Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Wed 6 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis is a coursework and assessment course. After you have completed your Level 6 in BSL part one Language development and are ready for part two assessment, this course will provide you with all of the coursework and assessments required throughout six all-day sessions over a period of 2 months. Each unit is different and is broken down into smaller “assessment” modules. All eight assessments must be passed in order to achieve a full level 6 qualification.Full fee: £999.00Senior fee: £999.00Concession: £999.00
Course Date: Thu 7 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetNew to Windows 10? Join this course and get to grips with this new operating system and file management.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Thu 14 May 2020
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFind your voice, be seen and be heard. Discover your own unique power, confidence and speaking style and learn how to connect with your listeners. Develop strategies for managing your nerves before and during public speaking tasks. Get lots of public speaking practice with supportive and constructive feedback from the group and course tutor. Specifically for people who stammer/stutter.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00
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