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. Introduction to BSL
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Jun 2023 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Marios Costi
    Interested 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 £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £139.00
    Rating:
    99% of 100
  2. Speech and language therapy as a career
    Course start date:  Wed 14 Jun 2023 (and 2 other dates)

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

    Tutors:  Cathinka Guldberg, Corinne Moffatt-Santos
    Interested in becoming a speech and language therapist? This workshop covers training courses in the UK, what the job involves, career structure, pay and hints for a successful interview, plus the opportunity to meet clients.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £60.00
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  3. Train the Trainer
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Jun 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    '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
  4. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists
    Course start date:  Wed 7 Jun 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street (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.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £399.00
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  5. Become more lipreadable
    Course start date:  Fri 23 Jun 2023 (and 1 other date)

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

    Tutors:  Lorraine Braggins
    Do you know a hard of hearing or deaf person who needs to lipread you? Find out how lipreading works and how you can make some small adjustments in order to become more 'lipreadable'.







    This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  6. 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
  7. Using your voice for people who stammer
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 8 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £16.00
  8. Digital skills for deaf people: using SignVideo, SignLive, NGT or Relay UK for essential communication (entry 2 - entry 3)
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 8 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course will help you to set up a new account with different communication and relay services - SignVideo, SignLive, NGT or Relay UK. You will be able to make your own phone calls through relay services.



    This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
  9. 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
  10. Mental health first aid
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 11 Jun 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person developing mental ill health or in a mental health crisis. Increase your awareness and confidence in recognising the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues. Understand how to respond appropriately.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £30.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
  11. Digital skills for deaf people: have an effective interview via video call (entry 2 - Level 1)
    Course start date:  Fri 23 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Learn how to set up a web camera or use your mobile phone camera to make a video call through Skype, Google Hangouts, Facetime or Zoom, and then learn how to prepare for an effective interview.



    This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
  12. Communication with older people with a hearing loss
    Course start date:  Fri 30 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lorraine Braggins
    The course will cover the features of age-related hearing loss and how these relate to what, and how, older people hear and understand. Participants will learn communication strategies so that older people can understand them better.







    This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00

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