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. The City Lit 7-day intensive course for adults who stammer
    Course start date:  Mon 20 Mar 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Carolyn Cheasman, Cathinka Guldberg
    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 ways of managing difficult thoughts and feelings. This intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time. It runs for five days Monday to Friday, then two follow-up days a few weeks later.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £174.00 Concession £50.00
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  2. Managing hearing loss at work
    Course start date:  Wed 22 Mar 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Nicola Hicks
    This 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.







    This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
  3. Digital skills for deaf people: improve your communication skills through e-mails and texts (entry 1 - entry 3)
    Course start date:  Wed 1 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    On this course you will learn how to improve your English and Maths with social media - emails and text. You will learn how to send and receive emails and text.



    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
  4. 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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  5. Working with adults who stammer: a course for speech and language therapists
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 29 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Carolyn Cheasman, Cathinka Guldberg
    Designed for speech and language therapists, this four-day interactive workshop will cover assessment and selection, stammering modification, interiorised stammering, cluttering, acquired stammering and an introduction to mindfulness. Opportunity to practise teaching techniques to clients included.







    Note: this course runs on these days: March 30 - April 1; and a final follow-up day on October 3.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £499.00 Senior fee £499.00 Concession £499.00

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