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Courses and training

We have a team of qualified and experienced tutors who can deliver bespoke training in a range of sensory issues. These include:

Deaf Awareness

Suggested topics:

  • What is Deafness?  
  • Levels of hearing loss and effects
  • Technical Aids
  • Communication Strategies
  • What is BSL?

Vision Awareness

Suggested topics:

  • What is Visual Impairment?
  • Types of vision loss and effects
  • Accessing written information
  • Enabling technologies
  • Support strategies

Deafblind Awareness

Suggested topics:

  • What is deafblindness
  • Conditions associated with Deafblindness
  • Communication
  • Support strategies
  • Effects of daily living

We aim to keep prices as competitive as possible please contact us to discuss your requirements or request an application form. (3 hour session, minimum numbers required) 

Other courses

Level 3 Award for Specialist Deafblind Assessors

This is an Open College Network West Midlands level 3 accredited course. It enables sensory workers to appropriately assess service users with a dual sensory loss.

Please contact us for further information.

British Sign Language

Please note: we are unable to run any of the certificated British Sign Language courses presently. 

However, the Staffordshire Community Learning Service do regularly run British Sign Language courses.  Email the Community Learning Service at communitylearning@staffordshire.gov.uk direct for the latest dates.

The following websites may offer further information:

  • DeafVibe (British Sign Language, Deaf Awareness and Lipreading courses) 

Contact

Email: assist@staffordshire.gov.uk
Phone: 01785 356835
Mobile/SMS: 07816 316297

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