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. Sign Language Teacher Training Course
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Fri 7 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Mark Hopkinson
    Are you deaf and fluent in BSL? Interested to teaching BSL? This specialist BSL teacher training course leads to a national teaching qualification and includes knowledge of BSL and the Deaf Community.







    The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is designed to give you 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 8 sessions from 7th October 2022 to 10th June 2023.



    The hours are 10.00-17.00 Fridays and Saturdays.
    Full fee £999.00 Senior fee £999.00 Concession £999.00
  2. Public speaking for people who stammer
    Course start date:  Fri 27 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Cathinka Guldberg
    Presenting information clearly and effectively is vital to getting your message or opinion across. This two-day workshop is about developing key presentation skills and confidence when speaking to a group of people, whether it’s giving a formal or impromptu presentation, contributing to a meeting or taking part in a discussion.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £20.00
  3. Lipreading teacher training course
    Course start date:  Fri 14 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Blended (learn both online and in-person)

    Tutors:  Lorraine Braggins, Anita Thornton
    Part-time 20 days spread over 10 lecture blocks. £1150 towards fee available from our Professional Association (ATLA) for those self-funding.







    This course will be a mixed delivery mode. Students will attend City Lit, Covent Garden, London for some of the teaching blocks and access some of the blocks online.







    You will attend lecture and teaching practice blocks on the following dates.



    2022: October 14th/15th November 11th/12th December 9th/10th



    2023: January 13th/14th February 3rd/4th March 3rd/4th March 24th/25th April 28th/29th May 19th/20th June 16th/17th







    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.







    You cannot enrol online for this course. Please contact us at lipreading@citylit.ac.uk to request an application form.



    This course will be delivered online and in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £2,349.00 Senior fee £2,349.00 Concession £2,349.00
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  4. Refresher workshop for people who stammer
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Feeling a bit rusty when it comes to working on your stammering? If you have already completed some therapy either at City Lit or elsewhere, this workshop offers you the ideal opportunity to revise what you’ve learnt so far, practise your speech techniques and to become more open about, and desensitised to, stammering.



    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 £41.00 Concession £12.00
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  5. Debating skills for people who stammer
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Cathinka Guldberg, Anita McKiernan
    Debating involves generating persuasive arguments and communicating these effectively with your audience. Practising this skill will help you to develop your confidence in both delivering planned content and thinking on your feet, skills that are applicable to a range of situations such as presentations, meetings and interviews. This course is specifically for people who stammer and will provide a supportive environment for you to work on your speech and communication.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £48.00 Concession £14.00
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  6. Acting workshop for people who stammer
    Course start date:  Fri 9 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £41.00 Concession £12.00

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