Specialist Learning Courses

From vocational courses and qualifications in care work, Access to Higher Education, British Sign Language (BSL) and teacher training to specialist courses in speech therapy and courses for students with learning difficulties.

Get in touch on 020 7831 7831 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm. 

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  1. Percussion orchestra (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to play percussion instruments. Compose music as a group. Listen and respond to group members. Perform your music to an audience.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £259.00
    Concession: £259.00

  2. Develop your lipreading skills

    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are a beginner, or have already attended lipreading classes, this is a great way to brush up your skills.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £149.00

  3. BSL level 2

    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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: £672.00
    Concession: £596.00

  4. Secret London (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Visit places in London. Travel by train and bus. Take photos and videos on visits. Research London on the internet. Work on a group project.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £159.00

  5. Keep up and develop your lipreading skills

    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This mixed ability class is suitable if you have already attended lipreading classes and would like to maintain and develop your lipreading.
    Full fee: £339.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £149.00

  6. Hidden sounds (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Use microphones to pick up sounds from everyday objects. Share your sounds with others in class. Share your sounds on SoundCloud.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  7. Preparing to work in adult social care: level 1

    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you considering a career in adult social care? Do you want to find out more about different roles and feel confident in applying for volunteering opportunities? This course will develop your understanding of the responsibilities, values, skills and attitudes needed. It aims to give you an introduction into adult social care and an accredited Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care.

    This course is FREE if one of the following applies:

    a) You are employed and earn less than £20,572.50 . You need to have lived in the UK or EU for the last 3 years and be a citizen of the UK or a country within the EU. You may also be eligible for this funding in other circumstances. When you come for assessment or enrolment, bring a pay slip dated within 3 months of the course start date, or a current employment contract that shows your gross salary. OR

    b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment. OR

    c) You receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit), earn less than £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and are doing the course to become employed or move into more sustainable employment.

    Call 020 7831 7831 for more information.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £0.00

  8. Dance (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn dance/theatre/movement skills. Create new dance moves and physical theatre pieces. Produce a dance/movement/theatre piece for performance. Present your learned skills to an audience.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  9. Creative Writing (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Compose a piece of writing on a topic of your choice. Look at how other writers and poets use words. Perform your piece at the end of the course.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  10. Books Beyond Words (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Fri 27 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This class is for people who find pictures easier to understand than words. Read visual stories to understand your feelings and real life situations. Use drama and storytelling to explore difficult situations. Read stories with others about wellbeing, relationships and employment.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  11. Introduction to BSL

    Introduction to BSL

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Sep 2019 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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: £135.00

  12. Communication group for people with aphasia

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you experience some difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? In this group you can learn additional ways to improve your communication. The activities will include social conversations and discussions, with a chance to share your experiences, as well as some structured work.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  13. Total communication group

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you have significant difficulties expressing yourself and understanding what other people say? Develop your communication skills and discover new strategies such as using pictures, gestures and facial expressions to support your speech in this small group.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  14. Total communication group: moving on

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you experience considerable difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? Extend your communication skills in a supportive group. Use total communication strategies such as gestures and pictures to effectively get your point across in conversations.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  15. Sign Language Teacher Training Course

    Course Date: Fri 4 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Level 3 Award in Education and Training is designed to give people 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 16 sessions from 4th October 2019 to 16th May 2020.

    The hours are 10.00-17.00 Fridays and Saturdays.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £999.00

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