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Speech and Language Therapy Diploma

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clock Last updated May 16, 2024

Become a decoder ring for the unspoken language. 

This Level 5 Speech and Language Therapy Diploma, endorsed by QLS and accredited by CPD UK, equips you with the foundational knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the lives of individuals with speech and language difficulties. It delves into the fascinating world of human communication, from the intricate dance of vocal cords to the complex pathways of language processing in the brain. Learn to identify the challenges individuals face – from the frustration of stuttering to the silence of developmental delays. 

Are you ready to become a bridge, a voice amplifier, a communication cheerleader? Enrol today and embark on your journey towards a world where everyone can be heard!

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Learning Outcomes

Why choose this course

Who is this course for

Entry requirements

While formal qualifications might not be mandatory, a genuine interest in communication and some experience working with children or adults with disabilities can be beneficial to good written and verbal communication skills.

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Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

Upon successful completion of the final assessment, you will be eligible to apply for the Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. This certificate will be delivered to your doorstep through the post for £99. An extra £10 postage charge will be required for students leaving overseas. 

CPD Accredited Certificate

After the successful completion of the final assessment, you will receive a CPD-accredited certificate of achievement. The PDF certificate is for 9.99, and it will be sent to you immediately after through e-mail. You can get the hard copy for 15.99, which will reach your doorsteps by post.


Method of Assessment

At the end of the course, there will be an online MCQ assessment. In order to pass this exam, you must score at least 60%. When you submit the assessment, you will get the results immediately and can apply for your QLS-endorsed certificate.

Career Path

This Level 5 qualification opens doors to various career paths in the field of speech and language therapy. Depending on your goals and further education, possibilities include:
  • Speech and Language Therapy Assistant
  • Communication Specialist
  • Early Intervention Practitioner
  • Community Outreach Worker

  • By embarking on this journey, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to empower individuals with speech and language difficulties to find their voice and communicate effectively. This course is your first step towards a rewarding career in communication and a chance to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

    Course Curriculum

    Module 1: An Overview of Speech Therapy
    An Overview of Speech Therapy 00:09:00
    Module 2: The Science of Speech
    The Science of Speech 00:17:00
    Module 3: The Anatomy of Speech
    The Anatomy of Speech 00:58:00
    Module 4: Characteristics of Speech: Linguistic Disciplines
    Characteristics of Speech Linguistic Disciplines 00:21:00
    Module 5: Literacy & Language Development
    Literacy and Language Development 00:17:00
    Module 6: Child Speech & Language Disorders
    Child Speech & Language Disorders 00:24:00
    Module 7: Adult Speech & Language Disorders
    Adult Speech & Language Disorders 00:26:00
    Module 8: How to Help a Child with SL Difficulties
    How to Help a Child with SL Difficulties 00:25:00
    Mock Exam
    Mock Exam – Speech and Language Therapy Diploma 00:20:00
    Final Exam
    Final Exam – Speech and Language Therapy Diploma 00:20:00
    Assignment – Speech and Language Therapy Diploma 6 days, 14 hours
    Recommended Materials
    Workbook – Speech and Language Therapy Diploma 1 week, 2 days
    Order Your Certificate
    Order your Certificate QLS 00:00:00

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    Frequently asked questions

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    Which course is best for speech therapy?

    A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) or Communicative Sciences and Disorders is typically best for pursuing a career in speech therapy. These programs cover all necessary aspects of speech, language, and communication disorders and treatments.

    How long is a speech and language therapy degree?

    The duration depends on the country and educational system. To become a licensed speech-language pathologist, it generally takes two years of a masters degree to complete following a four-year bachelor's degree.

    What is the study of speech and language therapy?

    This field, often called speech-language pathology, involves diagnosing and treating communication disorders, which include difficulties with speaking, understanding and producing language, voice, fluency, swallowing, and related disorders.

    What is speech and language training?

    Speech and language training refers to the therapeutic methods and exercises used by speech-language pathologists to help individuals improve their communication abilities. This can include articulation therapy, language intervention activities, voice disorder therapy, and more.

    What is the difference between speech and language therapy?

    Speech therapy typically focuses on the ability to produce sounds correctly and fluently, while language therapy deals more with the ability to understand and use language effectively, including grammar, vocabulary, and social aspects of communication.

    What is the role of a speech therapist?

    A speech therapist, or speech-language pathologist, assesses, diagnoses, and treats speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders in individuals of all ages. This includes helping to improve articulation, fluency, voice, reception and expression of language, and maintaining oral motor skills for eating and swallowing.

    What is speech therapy called?

    Speech therapy is formally known as Speech-Language Pathology.

    What are the fees in speech and language therapy?

    The cost of therapy can vary widely depending on the region, the therapist’s qualifications, the setting (private practice, hospital, etc.), and the frequency and duration of the sessions. In some countries, these services are covered by public health systems or insurance.

    How to speak more clearly?

    To speak more clearly, practice speaking slowly, enunciate your words, use breathing techniques to control your speech, and strengthen your tongue and mouth muscles. Voice and articulation exercises can also be beneficial, and professional help from a speech therapist might be considered if significant improvement is needed.

    How many points do you need to be a speech and language therapist?

    The "points" needed can refer to the academic requirements for entering a degree program in speech-language pathology, which can vary significantly depending on the country and institution. It generally involves competitive entry based on academic grades or scores.

    What kind of speech therapist makes the most money?

    Speech therapists who specialise in certain areas, such as those working with neurogenic communication disorders, those in private practice, or those who serve in senior positions within healthcare organisations, tend to earn more. Geographic location also greatly affects salaries.

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