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Introduction

Master the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a career in speech and language therapy with our best-selling Speech And Language Therapy course.

This course is also ideal for individuals seeking to refocus their studies into the field of speech and language therapy.

Description

This course will prepare you for a career as a speech and language therapist. You’ll discover the role of a speech and language therapist including how to treat, support and care for those with communication, eating, drinking or swallowing difficulties. You’ll learn how to help people fix problems with their speech and language.

You’ll enhance your understanding of the essential theoretical knowledge and specialist clinical skills needed by the speech and language therapy profession. Learn the methods to assess, diagnose and treat children and adults with a wide range of communication difficulties.

The title Speech and Language Therapist is protected by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and completion of this course neither entitles you to use the title Speech and Language Therapist, nor call your services Speech and Language Therapy.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised certificate and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Speech And Language Therapy is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

Speech And Language Therapy
Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy
Introduction to Speech and Language Therapy 00:30:00
Main Ethical Principles of ASHA 00:45:00
Language Acquisition and Literacy Development
Literacy, Roles of SLT and Preliteracy in Newborns 00:30:00
The Scientific Aspects of Language and Speech
Speech Science 00:30:00
Basic Structure and Function of the Human Nervous System 00:20:00
Basics of Linguistics 00:30:00
Communication Disorders
Communication Disorders and Fluency disorder 00:20:00
Speech disorders 00:30:00
Language Disorders 00:20:00
Aphasia 00:30:00
Other Speech and Language Disorders
Agnosia, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Dementia 00:45:00
Understanding Brain Damage Locations 00:20:00
Traumatic Brain Injury 00:10:00
Huntington’s disease and Parkinson’s Disease 00:30:00
Swallowing Disorders 00:45:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Speech And Language Therapy 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Speech And Language Therapy 00:20:00
  • PRIVATE
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units15
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 7 hours, 55 minutes

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