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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Specialist learning highlights
Care work & support
Centre for deaf education
Courses for people with learning difficulties
Access to HE courses
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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
Course Date: Sat 23 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street'Train the Trainer' is a practical weekend course designed to help you gain ideas for effective facilitation and managing groups. It is suitable if you are thinking of becoming a trainer and want to gain confidence in planning and facilitating the training, or if you are an experienced trainer and want to refresh your practice. You will leave with some tools and techniques that will ensure your training is engaging and productive for your learners. On day 2 you will have the opportunity to deliver a short micro-training or interactive presentation. You are required to attend both days of this course.Full fee: £189.00Senior fee: £189.00Concession: £129.00
Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis is a short but very intensive course which is mainly focused on preparing for English level 1 exams. There will be lots of mock exams and continuous feedback on reading, writing and communication (in BSL). It involves lots of homework, revision and regular feedback, and therefore requires requires a serious commitment to studying outside of the classroom hours.
To join this course you will need to have completed the following 3 courses first: 'English Grammar for deaf people', 'Reading and writing for deaf people', 'English level 1 prep for deaf people'.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course will help you to get confident in reading, writing and communication. You will learn to read pieces of texts, write sentences, spell correctly and use punctuation. This course is the second part of a year-long course. Your course tutor will discuss with you whether you are ready to take exams at the end of the course (it will depend on your mock exams results).Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave 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: £799.00Senior fee: £674.00
Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course is suitable if you have completed 'English grammar for deaf people' and/or achieved English entry 3, but are not quite ready for the next level. The tutor will focus on your individual reading and writing skills and prepare you for the next level. This course is the second part of a year-long course and has no exams.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Thu 28 Feb 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course is designed to improve your ability to understand and work with numbers. It is a very practical course and the skills you learn can be applied to your everyday life and work contexts. This course is the second part of a year-long course and has no exams.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Fri 8 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your personal effectiveness in the workplace, working on issues including using the telephone, interview techniques, presentation skills and communicating in meetings.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £54.00Concession: £54.00
Course Date: Sat 16 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop 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.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAre you on a level 1 or 2 BSL course and would like to improve your ability to use and understand BSL fingerspelling? This workshop is taught by a highly experienced teacher and provides a perfect opportunity to focus on this particular area of BSL.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £89.00Concession: £89.00
Course Date: Tue 26 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you sometimes find it hard to tell people you have a hearing loss and to ask them for the support you need? This short course will help you to develop your assertiveness skills.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £48.00Concession: £35.00
Course Date: Thu 28 Mar 2019
Location on this date: OS - Off SiteAre 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 £19,890. 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.
b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment.
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 222-66-889-99 for more information.Full fee: £499.00Senior fee: £499.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Fri 29 Mar 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIf you have already completed some therapy either at Build or elsewhere, , this workshop offers you the ideal opportunity to revise what you’ve learnt so far, practise your speech techniques and to become more open about, and desensitised to, stammering.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £60.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetInterested 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: £179.00Senior fee: £143.00
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