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. Living well with hearing loss

    New
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will give you practical strategies for coping with your hearing loss and will help improve your confidence and well-being.



    It will be taught in spoken English, not sign language.
    Full fee: £59.00

  2. Level 4 in BSL

    New
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal if you have completed level 3 in BSL and are ready to develop your skills towards level 4 standard. This is a new way to progress onto level 6. This is not an accredited course but you will work though a practical programme designed and taught by our experienced teachers. You will receive regular feedback and receive our own City Lit certificate of attendance.
    Full fee: £899.00

  3. BSL taster session

    New Evening
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a one-off free session to give you a taste of what happens in a British Sign Language class. The class will be a fun and relaxed group where you will learn some basic signs in BSL. If you enjoy the class, you can discuss course options with the tutor at the end.
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  4. Soundscapes (for people with learning difficulties)

    New
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Compose music with computers. Make music with keyboards and synthesizers. Upload your music to Soundcloud. Present your work in performance.
    Full fee: £129.00

  5. Hands-on science

    New
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is light made of? What is electricity? How were the planets created? We will visit the Science Museum and do experiments to find out.
    Full fee: £129.00

  6. Vintage lipreaders

    New
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you an experienced lipreader, confident in your theory, but wishing to keep up your skills with continued practice? Suitable if you have been coming to lipreading classes for a while and want to continue to be stretched.
    Full fee: £339.00

  7. Ways of seeing (for people with learning difficulties)

    New
    Course Date: Tue 24 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to 'read the world' by understanding how the news media and advertising try to make us think and react. Explore art movements that help us to look at life differently. Discuss politics and religion. Find out why some people believe that man has never walked on the moon!
    Full fee: £129.00

  8. Leadership and public speaking

    New
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £129.00

  9. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: improvers

    New Evening
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your lipreading skills and strategies for face-to-face communication and keep up to date with relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading at beginners' level.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £123.00

  10. Art workshop (for people with learning difficulties)

    New
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn new drawing and painting skills. Build a portfolio of work. Work on a group project. Show your work in an exhibition. Visit galleries for ideas and inspiration.
    Full fee: £259.00

  11. Percussion orchestra (for people with learning difficulties)

    New
    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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

  12. BSL practice for Deaf people

    BSL practice for Deaf people

    New
    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will help you to develop confidence, and is a chance to practise everyday BSL at beginner and intermediate level. You will build on and expand your skills ready for the next level of BSL. This is not a course with an exam but you will receive a certificate of attendance.
    Full fee: £0.00

  13. Fast-track lipreaders

    New Evening
    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you would like to stretch yourself, and if you are up to the challenge of quick fire exercises and more complex pieces, then this fast-paced lipreading class will be right for you. Build on the theoretical knowledge you have already gained in previous classes.
    Full fee: £279.00

  14. Lipreading and managing hearing loss: advanced

    New
    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Build on your lipreading skills, practise your communication tactics and update your knowledge of relevant equipment and services. Suitable if you have practised lipreading skills at improvers' level.
    Full fee: £339.00

  15. Keep up and develop your lipreading skills

    New
    Course Date: Thu 26 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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

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