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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  1. Introduction to BSL

    Introduction to BSL

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Interested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £135.00

  2. English entry 3 for deaf people

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This course will help you get become confident in your everyday communication including reading and writing. We will focus on topics that interest you and use these to help you improve the key elements of reading and writing as well as communication skills to enable you to express your thoughts and feelings including in difficult situations. You will learn to how write whole sentences and paragraphs, use adjectives effectively, organise your writing, make notes and complete drafts, spell important common words, use punctuation correctly and develop reading and writing strategies most suited to you. And you will learn some digital skills including reading and finding information from websites.

    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

  3. Level 1 community action/community project planning

    Course Date: Mon 11 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you have a great idea that could change your community? Would you like to help and inspire other people? This course is everything you need to start your own community action project. Delivered by an experienced project manager and community leader.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £419.00
    Senior fee: £419.00
    Concession: £0.00

  4. Understanding working with people with mental health issues

    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Do you currently work in the mental health field, or are you interested in getting into this area? This course will increase your understanding of mental wellbeing and mental ill health. You will investigate the common signs and symptoms of mental health issues as well as exploring the range of agencies involved in the sector. You will identify best practice in planning care that supports people holistically. The course is particularly useful if you are studying or hoping to work in support work, care work or mental health. Applications are encouraged from learners who have used support services or have experienced homelessness. On successful completion you will achieve the level 2 understanding working with people with mental health needs certificate.

    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: £0.00

  5. Level 6 in BSL - part 1 (language development)

    New
    Course Date: Wed 13 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is the language development part of the Level 6 in BSL Studies. Ideal for you if you have passed level 3 in BSL or Level 4 in BSL - depending on your BSL skills. This course is suitable for you if you want to continue to develop your skills up to the appropriate standard for progression to the Level 6 in BSL studies. This course will enable you to understand and use complex BSL in a range of work and social situations.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £999.00

  6. Level 2 certificate in health and social care

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Health care is the treatment of health and medical conditions in hospitals, health centres and in the community and social care is the care and support of vulnerable people. The level 2 certificate in health and social care will provide learners with the knowledge and understanding of the core areas in health and social care. This is ideal for those who are interested in health and social care and wish to gain a formal qualification. This qualification may support your progression into a range of jobs in the health and social care sector, including: care support workers in residential care settings, health care assistants in community or health environments, care support workers in supported living or day services or community based support workers.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £529.00
    Senior fee: £529.00
    Concession: £0.00

  7. Speaking with Clarity - for People who Clutter

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Cluttering can be present as the only communication challenge or alongside stammering. The course aims to help people gain greater awareness of their speech, develop more effective communication strategies and to build confidence in speaking.

    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: £69.00
    Concession: £20.00

  8. Interiorised stammering

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    If you often manage to conceal your stammering (also known as stuttering), this course will help you to understand your particular type of stammering, reduce negative feelings, learn strategies to speak more easily and develop self confidence.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £153.00
    Concession: £44.00

  9. Stammering therapy

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn strategies to help you speak more easily. You'll also work on becoming less sensitive about stammering, reducing avoidance strategies and developing self confidence. Designed specifically for people who stammer /stutter.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £153.00
    Concession: £44.00

  10. Counselling skills for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Fri 22 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Develop and practise a range of essential core counselling skills to help you work with emotional issues you will encounter as an SLT. You will receive feedback and learn through experience and reflective practice. This course is suitable for recently qualified therapists as well as therapists in training.

    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: £99.00

  11. Deaf history part 2

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 28 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    This exciting course covers information about the history of the Deaf community, education, media and sport to a more advanced and in depth level. It is taught in BSL, and hearing people with a minimum of level 2 in BSL are welcome.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £135.00

  12. Refresh, revise stammering therapy

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 28 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    In a supportive group you will work on desensitisation and practise your stammering management strategies. Become more confident by learning how to problem solve and extend your comfort zone.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £16.00

  13. Youth work: level 2 certificate

    Course Date: Fri 29 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    THERE ARE LIMITED SPACES ON THIS COURSE, STUDENTS MUST HAVE A VOLUNTARY ROLE/PLACEMENT IN YOUTH WORK BEFORE THEY CAN ENROL.

    Are you interested in working with young people in a youth work setting or becoming a youth and community worker? This course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence in working holistically with young people to facilitate their personal and social development. As a youth support worker, you can earn up to £180 per day, depending on the organisation. You could be involved in one to one support, mentoring, sports or group and project work. Learners must already be working or volunteering in a youth work environment to be considered for this course. You must complete at least 100 hours of voluntary work experience. You will be assessed in your work place setting to ensure you meet the standards required.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £969.00
    Senior fee: £969.00
    Concession: £0.00

  14. Public speaking for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 29 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    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

  15. Information, advice or guidance: level 2 certificate

    Course Date: Fri 5 Mar 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Are you interested in developing your knowledge and understanding in the key principles of information, advice and guidance? This course is suitable for those working in and those looking to work in a range of roles or careers such as housing support, employment advice, counselling and peer mentoring. The course is for those who want to support others to make informed choices and enables the sharing of good practice. You will be required to find and carry out a work placement or voluntary role where you are providing clients with information, advice or guidance.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £779.00
    Senior fee: £779.00
    Concession: £0.00

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add to your waiting list