Courses/Training

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

We aim to keep prices as competitive as possible. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

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

Other courses

Level 3 Certificate in Communication Support Work for Deaf Learners

This is a course run by Derby College. It is for people wanting a recognised qualification in communication support for deaf learners.

For further information download:

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. 

The following websites may offer further information:

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

How do I apply?

To apply for any of our courses, please complete the application form below:

Return it to:

ASSIST
The Kingston Centre
Fairway
Stafford
ST16 3TW

Further information

Please see the poster below:

Contact

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

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