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.
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Courses for people with learning difficulties
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Course Date: Thu 24 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe digital world is moving from emails to shared files. Don't get left behind. Join this course and learn how to make the most of the cloud. What is it and how do you use it to share and edit documents? You may never send an attachment again!Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Fri 25 Jan 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetCome and get some free extra practice on a short lipreading course to give trainee lipreading teachers additional teaching practice. This course will be taught by trainees towards the end of their training, under supervision of one of the teaching team. This will be a mixed ability group - all levels welcome, whether you have attended classes before or have no previous lipreading experience. The course is delivered in spoken English and not BSL.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Sat 26 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe City & Guilds Award in Education and Training (6502) is designed as an initial teacher training course for anyone who teaches adult learners in the Further Education and Adult and Community Learning sector. It can also be suitable if you are delivering training within your organisation and want to further enhance your knowledge and skills. This course requires mainly self-study with some classroom attendance. You are required to attend all of the following classroom based sessions: 26 and 27 January 2019; 16 and 17 March 2019; 13 and 14 April 2019.Full fee: £599.00Senior fee: £599.00Concession: £407.00
Course Date: Mon 28 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis 2-day interactive course is for speech and language therapists who wish to advance their stammering therapy skills with adults who stammer. We will cover a wide range of topics including: modification, review of evidence base, working one-to-one, cluttering therapy, social model of stammering and much more. Client perspectives of therapy are shared and there will be ample opportunity for case discussion.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Tue 29 Jan 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIf 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.Full fee: £259.00Senior fee: £259.00Concession: £158.00
Course Date: Thu 31 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIn 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.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Fri 8 Feb 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn strategies to help you speak more easily, work on becoming less sensitive about stammering (also known as stuttering), reduce avoidance strategies and be introduced to mindfulness. This short intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time. This course runs between 8-12 February, then 11-12 March.Full fee: £289.00Senior fee: £202.00Concession: £87.00
Course Date: Sat 9 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAre you on a level 2 or 3 BSL course and would like to get a better understanding of how role shift and referents are used in BSL? This workshop is taught by a highly experienced teacher and provides a perfect opportunity to focus on this important area of BSL to improve your knowledge and fluency.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £89.00
Course Date: Sat 16 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIncrease your understanding of how voice is made and analyse your own voice production and how it is affected by your stammering. Practise techniques such as relaxation, posture, breathing and voice onset.
Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £66.00Concession: £66.00
Course Date: Mon 18 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your personal and professional effectiveness by learning and practising key prioritisation and assertiveness skills. This course will help you to improve your time management and to communicate more confidently in a variety of workplace situations.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
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