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City Lit

City Lit is London’s largest provider of adult education. Based in Covent Garden, we welcome over 30,000 Londoners every year across a huge range of subjects. We are proud of our reputation as a nationally-renowned centre of excellence in deaf education and speech therapy.
In partnership with City, University of London, we have developed unique CPD opportunities offered for the first time to London’s NHS workforce, across these broad areas:

  • Mindfulness, stress-reduction and wellbeing
  • Transferable skills and knowledge
  • Communication and deaf awareness

We can also work with individual trusts to develop bespoke and innovative training to meet emerging demand, utilising the wealth of skills and experience of our 1,000-strong teaching team.

We currently offer:

Mindfulness and stress reduction

Mindfulness for health professionals

Acceptance and commitment therapy for healthcare professionals

Transferable skills and knowledge

Counselling skills for health professionals

Healthcare assistant training - L3 (NVQ) Diploma in health and social care

Assertiveness for health professionals

Interview skills for health professionals

Customer Care - non accredited

Customer Care - accredited

Presentation Skills and public speaking

Mental Health Awareness - non accredited

Mental Health Awareness - accredited

Dementia awareness

English functional skills for caring professions (accredited)

Maths functional skills for caring professions (accredited)

IT functional skills for caring professions (accredited)

Report writing

IT for caring professions (non-accredited)

Duty of Candour


Mentoring/peer support/befriending skills for volunteers


Introduction to British Sign Language

How to be easier to lipread

Communication with older people with a hearing loss

Introduction to lipreading patients with a tracheostomy

Lipreading patients with a tracheostomy

Deaf awareness: communication with hard of hearing and deafened people

Communication with deaf people in British Sign Language

Adult stammering therapy

Communication disability awareness

Find out more about City Lit.