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Speech and Language Therapy

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The Speech and Language Therapy Online Course is designed to provide learners with a complete overview of the role of a Speech and Language Therapist, equipping you with the core skills to fast track your career. It covers speech science, speech anatomy, and the characteristics of speech in detail. 

Through this instructor-led Speech and Language Therapy Training Course, you will learn how Speech and Language Therapists support children and adults with speech and language disorders, including problems with swallowing, eating and drinking. It covers the fundamentals of the speech chain model, taking you through the key stages of literacy and language development. 

This Speech and Language Therapy Course includes case studies and practical exercises that will provide you with essential information on how to assess your clients’ needs, set long-term goals and support them every step of the way to their recovery, using a range of communication techniques. In addition, you will gain in-demand professional skills required to kickstart your career. 

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.

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
  • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
  • Developed by qualified professionals
  • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
  • 24/7 Learning Assistance
  • Discounts on bulk purchases

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Who Should Take The Speech and Language Therapy Online Course

This comprehensive Speech and Language Therapy Online Course is ideal for those who are looking to start a career in occupational therapy or a similar role, such as the following professions:

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Paediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Manager
  • Healthcare Administrator

Certification

Once you’ve successfully completed your Speech and Language Therapy Online Course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the Speech and Language Therapy Training Course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the Speech & Language Therapist
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the foundations of speech and language therapy
  • Explain the principles and theories of speech science and the speech chain model
  • Identify common speech and language disorders and understand their causes
  • Show an understanding of literacy and language development in children
  • Assess and diagnose clients’ needs, as well as set them long-term goals
  • Display excellent client communication and counselling skills
  • Fast track their career with a formal and internationally-recognised qualification

Assessment

At the end of the Speech and Language Therapy Online Course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

Course Curriculum

In module one, we will gain an insight into the field of speech therapy and the duties of a speech and language therapist, including the skills required to work in this field.

In module two, we will enrich our knowledge and understanding of speech science and the study of speech communication. It covers the speech chain model and the principle theories of speech.

In module three, we will deepen our understanding of speech anatomy, exploring the body parts and muscles that are involved in speech production.

In module four, we will take a look at the different characteristics of speech, from intonation to speech flow and volume of speech. It also explores intelligibility in children and adults with speech and language disorders.

In module five, we will learn how literacy and language are developed, exploring the fundamental stages of development. It also provides an insight into the relationship between oral language and literacy development.

In module six, we will explore the different types of speech and language disorders in children, taking a look at their causes, impact, diagnosis and treatment. 

In module seven, we will explore the different types of speech and language disorders in adults, taking a look at their causes, impact, diagnosis and treatment.

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