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Training

Please see below details of our universal training sessions for 2024.

These sessions are free of charge for professionals working in settings within Coventry. Please note that due to capacity, a maximum of 2 attendees per setting are able to attend each of our training sessions.

Schools and settings can buy in additional speech, language and communication training from the NHS from Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust (CWPT).

This could be around the identification and intervention for nursery or school age children, to learn Makaton signs or many more areas of speech and language support.

To book a place on our courses please use the links below.

For further information please email SLT.Training@covwarkpt.nhs.uk.

For all other enquiries please visit out ‘contact details’ page under the ‘About Us’ tab. 

Understanding Stammering Training

Thursday 8th February 2024 14:00 - 16:00

A free online training course for professionals in Coventry who work with children and young people who stammer.

Understanding Selective Mutism Training

Wednesday 28th February 14:00 - 16:00

A free online training course for professionals in Coventry who work with children and young people with selective mutism.

Supporting Gestalt Language Processors Training

Thursday 21st March 14:30 - 16:00

A free online training course for professionals in Coventry to find out more about how to support children who are Gestalt Language Processors.

Introducing Eating, Drinking and Swallowing Difficulties Training

Wednesday 10th April 14:00 - 16:00

Training for education staff working with children and young people who have difficulties with eating, drinking and swallowing

Makaton Signing Session

Wednesday 17th April 15:30 -17:00

Training for education staff working with children and young people in Coventry.

Supporting Early Communication Development Training

Thursday 18th April 2024 14:00 - 16:00

Training for professionals working with children and young people at the very early stages of communication development in nurseries and schools.

Identifying and Supporting Speech Sound Difficulties Training

Tuesday 7th May 2024 13:30 - 15:30

A free online training course for professionals (e.g. teaching staff) in Coventry who work with children and young people with speech sound difficulties.

Children's Speech and Language Therapy: Our service

Tuesday 14th May 14:00 - 16:00

A free online training course for professionals in Coventry to find out more about how the Speech and Language Therapy service supports children and young people.

Makaton Level 1 training

Dates: Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th June 2024 09:30 - 13:30

Training for education staff working with children and young people in Coventry.

Using Visual Support in Settings for Supporting Communication Training

Monday 10th June 2024 14:00 - 16:00

A free online training course for professionals in Coventry to find out more about how the Speech and Language Therapy service supports children and young people.

An Introduction to Blanks Levels of Questions Approach Training

Thursday 20th June 14:00 - 16:00

Training for education staff working with children and young people to help support understanding of language and verbal reasoning.