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. Total communication group: moving on

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you experience considerable difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? Extend your communication skills in a supportive group. Use total communication strategies such as gestures and pictures to effectively get your point across in conversations.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  2. Total communication group

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have significant difficulties expressing yourself and understanding what other people say? Develop your communication skills and discover new strategies such as using pictures, gestures and facial expressions to support your speech in this small group.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  3. Sign Language Teacher Training Course

    Course Date: Fri 4 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is designed to give people the knowledge and confidence to teach in the post-16 education sector. This could be as a trainer in the private training industry or as a teacher/lecturer in further education.



    You will attend City Lit for lecture blocks over 16 sessions from 4th October 2019 to 16th May 2020.

    The hours are 10.00-17.00 Fridays and Saturdays.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £999.00

  4. Speaking with Clarity: Speech Therapy for People who Clutter

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 7 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cluttering can be present as the only communication challenge or alongside stammering. The course aims to help people gain greater awareness of their speech and to develop more effective communication strategies.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  5. Speak out, find your voice: public speaking for people who stammer

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find 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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in becoming a speech and language therapist? This two-day workshop gives you all the information you need to know. It covers training courses in the UK, what the job involves, career structure, pay and hints for a successful interview, plus the unique opportunity to meet clients.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Deaf history part 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out about the history of Deaf people in Britain and the development of BSL. This fascinating course is taught in BSL. Hearing people with a minimum of level 2 BSL are welcome.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00

  8. Pre-level 3 in BSL

    Course Date: Fri 11 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you have passed your level 2 in BSL but need more confidence and advice before moving on to a level 3 course? You will improve the standard of your productive and receptive BSL skills to enable you to converse comfortably with a BSL user.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £339.00

  9. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 16 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for SLTs working with any client group, this interactive workshop will help you develop practical counselling skills. Topics include developing the therapeutic relationship, boundaries, ways of responding, paraphrasing, reflecting, questioning, immediacy, self disclosure and loss.
    Full fee: £369.00
    Senior fee: £369.00
    Concession: £369.00

  10. Lipreading teacher training course

    Course Date: Fri 18 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is for trainee lipreading teachers.



    You will attend City Lit for lecture and teaching practice blocks on the following dates. 2019: October 18th & 19th, November 15th & 16th, December 6th & 7th. 2020: January 17th & 18th, February 7th & 8th, March 6th & 7th, April 3rd & 4th, May 8th & 9th, June 12th & 13th.



    Additional teaching practice days will be held at City Lit from January to May 2020.



    If combined with a teaching qualification such as our GT105 Award in Education and Training, this will qualify you to teach Lipreading in the Further Education sector.
    Full fee: £2,219.00
    Senior fee: £2,219.00
    Concession: £2,219.00

  11. Teaching methods for BSL teachers workshop

    Course Date: Fri 25 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you a BSL teacher? Would you like to improve or learn new ways to teach BSL in your class? Richard Carter comes highly recommended - he will teach you how to find the best way for your students to learn BSL. This will help you to become confident and motivate your teaching. Please come and enrol on this one off workshop!
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. Learning to learn: level 1

    Course Date: Wed 30 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This qualification is for people who want to develop skills and effective learning behaviours which will allow them to reach their full potential in a learning environment. This course is suitable for people who have not been education for some time or are new to education. It is recommended that learners take this course if they need to build on their learning skills before embarking on some of our level 2 programmes.

    This course is FREE if one of the following applies:





    a) You are employed and earn less than £20,572.50 . 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

  13. Giving a good presentation with PowerPoint 2016 - for Deaf people

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 30 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you started to give presentations? Do you need to learn the basic features of PowerPoint 2016? Come and learn the technology and the craft. By the end of the course, you will be able to give a presentation using different designs, inserting text and images including animation features.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  14. Train the Trainer (Autumn)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Train the Trainer' is a practical weekend course designed to help you gain ideas for effective facilitation and managing groups. It is suitable if you are thinking of becoming a trainer and want to gain confidence in planning and facilitating the training, or if you are an experienced trainer and want to refresh your practice. You will leave with some tools and techniques that will ensure your training is engaging and productive for your learners. On day 2 you will have the opportunity to deliver a short micro-training or interactive presentation. You are required to attend both days of this course.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £129.00

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

    Course Date: Mon 4 Nov 2019 (and 4 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. It runs from 5-9 November, then 10-11 December.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

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