Specialist learning

Specialist Learning Courses

From vocational courses and qualifications in care work, Access to Higher EducationBritish 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. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: long term learners advanced
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 20 Sep 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Anita Thornton
    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.







    This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
    Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £233.00 Concession £180.00
  2. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers
    Last Few Places, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 22 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Nicola Hicks
    Develop your lipreading skills and strategies for face-to-face communication and keep up-to-date with relevant equipment and services. This course is suitable if you have completed a beginners class or attended lipreading class at improvers' level.







    This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.



    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 £233.00 Concession £180.00
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  3. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: advanced
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 20 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Anita Thornton
    Build on your lipreading skills, practise your communication tactics and update your knowledge of relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading skills at improvers' level.







    This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
    Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £233.00 Concession £180.00
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  4. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists
    Course start date:  Wed 23 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Tutors:  Jan Logan, Anita McKiernan, Samantha Simpson
    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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £399.00
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  5. Level 2 Award in peer mentoring
    Course start date:  Fri 2 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    The 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 adults, 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.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £0.00

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