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.

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of long and short courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

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  1. The City Lit 7-day intensive course for adults who stammer
    Course start date:  Mon 11 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rebecca Evans, Vivien Grant-Jones, Jan Logan
    Learn strategies to help you speak more easily, work on becoming less sensitive and worried about stammering (also known as stuttering), reduce avoidance strategies and work towards saying what you want to say when you want to say it. This intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time and will give you a solid foundation to continue to make positive changes following the course. It runs for five days Monday to Friday 11-15 March, then two follow-up days on April 15-16. We will also provide videoconferencing (Zoom) group support sessions on 25/3/24 6-8pm and 13/5//24 6-8pm.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £174.00 Concession £50.00
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  2. Working with adults who stammer: a course for speech and language therapists
    Course start date:  Wed 20 Mar 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Carolyn Cheasman, Vivien Grant-Jones, Corinne Moffatt-Santos
    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 20-22; and a final follow-up day on October 7.
    Full fee £499.00 Senior fee £499.00 Concession £499.00
  3. BSL level 1
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Jan 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Peter Brown
    Have you always wanted to learn British Sign Language and communicate with Deaf people? Develop the skills you need to gain the level 1 BSL qualification, accredited by Signature. The fees for BSL level 1 courses include a year's subscription to Signworld.







    You may wish to study BSL without the pressure of an exam, or just for fun. We can arrange for you to be taught without a formal final assessment and you will receive a certificate of attendance.
    Full fee £699.00 Senior fee £699.00 Concession £524.00
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  4. BSL level 2
    Course start date:  Mon 8 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Peter Brown
    Have you passed your BSL level 1 and are you ready for a level 2 course? Build your skills and knowledge and achieve a level 2 qualification, accredited by Signature.
    Full fee £799.00 Senior fee £675.00 Concession £613.00
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  5. Pre-level 3 in BSL
    Course start date:  Thu 25 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Pat Parke
    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 £599.00 Senior fee £479.00
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  6. Award in education and training (City & Guilds 6502)
    Course start date:  Fri 12 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Laila Shariff
    The City & Guilds (6502) Award in Education and Training is an initial teacher training course ideal for anyone who teaches adults - or has experience of teaching adults - in Further Education or Adult and Community Learning. We may also consider you if you do not have teaching experience, but are qualified in your subject and have worked in a related field. This course will me mainly online with two sessions at City Lit towards the end of the course. Please note this course will be mainly online, except for sessions 8 and 10, and possibly 11.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £599.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £407.00
  7. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists
    Course start date:  Wed 8 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Dh Karunavira, Anita McKiernan
    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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