What the course is about
This interesting workshop will cover a basic introduction to lip reading whilst also giving handy tips and techniques to support communication with the hearing impaired.
This course offers you the chance to get to know how to communicate using the skill of lip reading, thus increasing your inclusion in the community and keeping you in touch with friends old and new.
You could increase your social inclusion and local community participation. The friendly classroom environment is a great place for social interaction and helping you meet new people.
This course is subsidised by Government funding so you should aim to attend the whole course.
Pre-course information session or interview
There are no entry requirements for this course; you may enrol online, in person at a centre, or call 01202 262300.
For term dates please refer to <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/course-dates /">www.skillsandlearningace.com/course-dates </a>.
Assessment of progress, tests, exams
Your tutor will work with you to develop an Individual Learning Plan and review your progress against this throughout the length of the course.
There is no qualification or examination attached to this course.
Who the course is for / Previous experience, knowledge or qualifications
This course is for complete beginners so you do not need any previous experience in the subject.
Materials and costs
You will need a notebook and pen.
After completing this course you will have gained some basic knowledge to enable you to continue your learning at Step 1.
This and other courses at the next level may be offered by Skills & Learning or other local providers.
<b>Refunds:</b> please see details of our cancellation policy in our Terms and Conditions on our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/terms-and-conditions/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/terms-and-conditions</a> or in our brochure.
<br><b>Concessions:</b> a 50% concession on all courses starting with ‘PL’ may be obtained if you are in possession of an Access to Leisure & Learning Card or can provide evidence of eligible benefits.
<br><b>Attendance:</b> before enrolling you should ensure that you can attend all classes offered as far as possible
<br><b>Proof of identity:</b> please bring photographic ID and your National Insurance number with you to your first session.
<br><b>Home study:</b> you may be required to do some study at home between sessions to assist with your learning and progress.
<br><b>Off-site activities:</b> with some courses, there may be the opportunity for off-site enrichment activities at additional cost, for example: gallery, museum or exhibition visits. Where this is an integral part of the course, your tutor will discuss the arrangements with you during your induction.
<br><b>Parking at Centres:</b> parking at centres may be limited, please be prepared to use on street parking or pay and display car parks. For information regarding each centre, please visit the venue section of our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues</a>.
<br><b>Refreshments:</b> tea/coffee or vending machine(s) are available at some venues. Further information can be found in the venue section of our website <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/venues</a>.
<br><b>Unspent Criminal Convictions</b> we require learners to disclose any unspent criminal convictions. Please refer to <a href="http://www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies/">www.skillsandlearningace.com/policies</a>.
<br>If you have any <b>accessibility or disability issues</b> that we need to accommodate or if you think you may need any other support to complete your chosen course please contact: 01202 262300 or e-mail <a href=mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com</a>. All enquiries are treated in confidence.