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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Course Date: Fri 18 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis course is for trainee lipreading teachers.
You will attend Build for lecture and teaching practice blocks on the following dates. 2019: October 18th & 19th, November 15th & 16th, December 6th & 7th. 2020: January 17th & 18th, February 7th & 8th, March 6th & 7th, April 3rd & 4th, May 8th & 9th, June 12th & 13th.
Additional teaching practice days will be held at Build from January to May 2020.
If combined with a teaching qualification such as our GT105 Award in Education and Training, this will qualify you to teach Lipreading in the Further Education sector.Full fee: £2,219.00Senior fee: £2,219.00Concession: £2,219.00
Course Date: Fri 25 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAre you a BSL teacher? Would you like to improve or learn new ways to teach BSL in your class? Richard Carter comes highly recommended - he will teach you how to find the best way for your students to learn BSL. This will help you to become confident and motivate your teaching. Please come and enrol on this one off workshop!Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Tue 29 Oct 2019 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave you always wanted to learn British Sign Language and communicate with Deaf people? Develop the skills you need to gain the level 1 BSL qualification, accredited by Signature. The fees for BSL level 1 courses include a year's subscription to Signworld.
You may wish to study BSL without the pressure of an exam, or just for fun. We can arrange for you to be taught without a formal final assessment and you will receive a certificate of attendance.Full fee: £599.00Senior fee: £501.00Concession: £443.00
Course Date: Wed 30 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis qualification is for people who want to develop skills and effective learning behaviours which will allow them to reach their full potential in a learning environment. This course is suitable for people who have not been education for some time or are new to education. It is recommended that learners take this course if they need to build on their learning skills before embarking on some of our level 2 programmes.
This course is FREE if one of the following applies:
a) You are employed and earn less than £20,572.50 . 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. OR
b) You are either on Jobseekers' Allowance or Employment & Support Allowance (WRAG). Please bring proof of income to your assessment or enrolment. OR
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: £189.00Senior fee: £189.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Wed 30 Oct 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetHave you started to give presentations? Do you need to learn the basic features of PowerPoint 2016? Come and learn the technology and the craft. By the end of the course, you will be able to give a presentation using different designs, inserting text and images including animation features.Full fee: £0.00Senior fee: £0.00Concession: £0.00
Course Date: Sat 2 Nov 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 4 Nov 2019 (and 3 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. It runs from 4-8 November, then 9-10 December.Full fee: £289.00Senior fee: £202.00Concession: £87.00
Course Date: Tue 5 Nov 2019 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis 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: £59.00Senior fee: £36.00Concession: £26.00
Course Date: Sat 9 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
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 Nov 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your spontaneous communication and expressiveness through Improvisation. Discover how to embrace more of your natural spontaneity and expressiveness, within a playful and supportive space. Discover more flow in communication with others and explore what helps you achieve this.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £54.00Concession: £54.00
Course Date: Fri 22 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFeeling a bit rusty when it comes to working on your stammering? If 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: Sat 23 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
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: Sat 23 Nov 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe City & Guilds (6502) Award in Education and Training (blended) is an initial teacher training course ideal for anyone who teaches, or has some experience of teaching adult learners in the Further Education and Adult and Community Learning sectors. It can also be suitable if you are delivering training within your organisation. Mainly self-study with 3 weekend group sessions on the following dates: 23 and 24 Nov 2019, 11 and 12 Jan 2020, 8 and 9 Feb 2020.Full fee: £599.00Senior fee: £599.00Concession: £407.00
Course Date: Fri 29 Nov 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your personal effectiveness and confidence when speaking in the workplace. This course will help you to manage stammering and to communicate clearly in situations such as presentations, meetings, telephone calls and interviews.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £60.00Concession: £60.00
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