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. Mental health first aid

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Mental health first aid is the help provided to a person developing mental ill health or in a mental health crisis. Increase your awareness and confidence in recognising the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues. Understand how to respond appropriately.

    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: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £0.00

  2. Acceptance and commitment therapy for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 17 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    The two major goals of ACT are acceptance of experience that is out of personal control and taking committed action towards living a valued life. On this workshop you'll learn how this is achieved and ACT's relevance to speech and language therapy.

    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: £199.00

  3. Become more lipreadable

    Course Date: Fri 25 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you know a hard of hearing or deaf person who needs to lipread you? Find out how lipreading works and how you can make some small adjustments in order to become more 'lipreadable'.

    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: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  4. Confident communication for people with hearing loss

    Course Date: Fri 25 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This five-week practical course is aimed at adults with acquired hearing loss who experience hearing difficulties in everyday situations. Partners, family members and friends are also encouraged to enrol.

    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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £48.00
    Concession: £35.00

  5. Advancing your practice (for speech and language therapists)

    Course Date: Fri 25 Jun 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    This course is for speech and language therapists working with adults or young people who stammer wishing to develop their practice. It will provide opportunity to update your knowledge and learn from peers.

    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

  6. Speaking circle for people who stammer

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Participate in a speaking circle to increase your confidence in speaking to groups. This unique approach will help you to find out how to enhance the way you come across to others. Develop your own speaking style and discover the real you.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £20.00
    Concession: £6.00

  7. Manage your tinnitus

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 29 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This four-week practical course is aimed at those with tinnitus who would like to understand it better and learn about techniques to be able to manage it.

    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: £69.00
    Senior fee: £42.00
    Concession: £30.00

  8. The Hero's Journey (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Tue 6 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the Hero idea in contemporary and ancient culture, and how this journey can be relevant to your own life. Study mythology and archetypes with visits to the British Museum and the National Gallery.

    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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  9. Wordplay (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Tue 6 Oct 2020
    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.

    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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  10. Discover Art (for people with learning difficulties)

    Course Date: Fri 9 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a foundation course for students with an ability in art. In the art studio you will explore a range of art materials and equipment. There will be group projects on selected themes.

    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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  11. English for deaf people: reading and writing (entry 1)

    Course Date: Tue 6 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    This course is suitable if you have enough vocabulary to be able to read and write basic sentences. During this course, you will learn more vocabulary and grammar to help you talk, read and write about yourself, your family and friends and complete forms, short sms and e-mails. This course has no exams.

    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

  12. Digital skills for deaf people: have an effective interview via video call (entry 2 - Level 1)

    Course Date: Wed 28 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn how to set up a web camera or use your mobile phone camera to make a video call through Skype, Google Hangouts, Facetime or Zoom, and then learn how to prepare for an effective interview.

    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

  13. Interview skills for people who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 16 Nov 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Looking for a job or thinking about changing jobs? This one-day workshop will increase your prospects of success by helping you to develop your interview skills. You’ll learn how to project yourself positively and practise strategies to manage your fears of stammering.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £20.00
    Concession: £6.00

  14. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 2 Dec 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £399.00

  15. BSL taster session

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Dec 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    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

  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