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Speech Therapy Course

9 Modules

  • Certified Course
  • Accredited Course
  • Online study
  • Tutor support
  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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Speech therapist helping a child

What will you learn?

Speech Therapy is a practice that assists people with speech and language disorders or who have trouble swallowing. This course takes you through the role of a speech therapist, the anatomical structures and physiological functions of speech and hearing, phonetics, language development and speech disorders, the structure of language, and career paths in this field.

The Speech Therapy Course introduces the subject by outlining the basics. It provides an overview of speech disorders and the therapeutic practices used to treat them. You’ll learn about the role of a speech therapist and the conditions and areas of communication that they...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 – The Field of Speech Therapy
  • Part 1: The Role of a Speech Therapist
  • Part 2: Overview on Treatment Approaches
  • Part 3: Speech-Language Pathology Terms
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 – Speech Anatomy
  • Part 1: Three Divisions of Speech
  • Part 2: Respiratory System
  • Part 3: The Laryngeal System
  • Part 4: The Articulatory System
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 – Language Development
  • Part 1: The Stages of Language Learning
  • Part 2: Bilingual Children Learning Language
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 – Clinical Phonetics
  • Part 1: The Field of Phonetics
  • Part 2: Acoustic Phonetics
  • Part 3: Auditory Phonetics
  • Part 4: A Detailed Look at Speech Perception
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 – Language Structure
  • Part 1: Morphology: The Formation of Words
  • Part 2: Syntax: The Rules of Sentence Structure
  • Part 3: Semantics Language Skills
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 – Hearing Science and Acoustics
  • Part 1: The Auditory System
  • Part 2: The Physiology of Hearing
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 – Speech and Language Disorders
  • Part 1: Disabilities and Speech Disorders
  • Part 2: Hearing Loss and Speech Impairment
  • Part 3: Neurological Disorders
  • Part 4: Drug Abuse
  • Part 5: Physical Impairments: Cleft or Lip Palate
  • Part 6: Vocal Abuse or Misuse
  • Part 7: Autism and Apraxia
  • Part 8: The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)
  • Module 7 Assessment
Module 8 – Paediatric Audiology
  • Part 1: Hearing Tests and Screening for Young Children
  • Part 2: Current Screening Protocols in the UK
  • Part 3: Subjective Hearing Tests
  • Module 8 Assessment
Module 9 – Career Advice
  • Part 1: Working as a Speech Therapist
  • Part 2: Speech Therapy or Audiology?
  • Module 9 Assessment
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Who would benefit from the course?

The Speech Therapy Course offers valuable insight into the practice of speech therapy, providing those who wish to work within the field with a starting point to their career. It provides a greater understanding of what is involved and the further education options available.

The course is a comprehensive resource to parents whose children are working with a speech therapist, and also educators and carers who wish to be able to recognise and understand speech and hearing disorders.

Accreditations

The Speech Therapy Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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