Courses of interest to Deaf adults

As well as our full programme of courses, we have a number of courses available which will be of particular interest to deaf adults, their families and people who work with deaf adults:

Digital Skills for Deaf people   English for Deaf people  

Maths for Deaf People   British Sign Language


Interviews and assessments

In order to join our Digital Skills, English, Maths for Deaf people courses, you need to have an interview and initial assessment first.


These sessions are by appointment only. You must book in advance.

Book an appointment


IAG and enrolment support for Deaf students

IAG sessions with BSL interpreters to help Deaf students enrol onto courses and apply for financial support take place in Room 1 in the Student Centre and Library from 3pm to 5pm.

The next drop in dates will be:

Thursday 18th April

Thursday 16th May

Thursday 13th June

Thursday 27th June

Thursday 11th July

If you are Deaf and cannot come to any of these sessions, please email to arrange an individual appointment (the times and dates we can offer will depend on staff and interpreter availability, but we will do our best to arrange a time suitable for you).

RAD (Royal Association for Deaf people) advice sessions

We've partnered with RAD (Royal Association for Deaf people)RAD leaflet.png
to offer advice sessions for Deaf students in BSL at City Lit. 

You can come and speak to a RAD advisor to get help with any of the following:

  • NHS/council issues 
  • Utility bills
  • Applying for benefits
  • Form filling
  • Signposting to specialist services
  • Translating English to BSL

Date: every Tuesday
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: Student Centre & Library in Meeting Room 3

The last drop-in before the summer break will be on Tuesday 23rd July, drop-ins will start again on Tuesday 17th September.

For more information email or send a BSL video to

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