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Information for Managers of SaLT services: Courses staff can deliver: for Practitioners

Elklan has written many highly successful courses for the wider workforce from age 0-25 years. Over 50,000 learners have completed one of our courses which are all externally quality assured and accredited by an OfQual regulated national Awarding Organisation. Once an SaLT has completed a Total Training Package, they can delivery any of the courses below.

Who are the courses for?

Elklan courses are available to early years practitioners, teaching staff, teaching assistants, speech and language therapy assistants, college tutors , staff working in the youth justice sector. Practitioners can choose the course that is most appropriate for the age range and or area of specialism with whom they work.

Core Courses

The following courses have been designed to run over 10 weeks although can be taught in five half day sessions or 3 full days. This represents a large time commitment but saves time ultimately as SaLTs are working with a highly skilled workforce who can implement training programmes more effectively. For more detailed information click on each of the course titles.

Speech and Language Support with 3-5s
for 5-11s
for 11-16s
for Post 16s
for Vulnerable Young People (those in youth offending institutions or pupil referral units etc)

Communication Support for 0-25s with Complex Needs (runs for 7 sessions)

Specialist Courses

These courses provide a route for participants to gain particular expertise in a range of conditions thus facilitating effective collaborative practice when engaging with the SaLT service.

Supporting children with Hearing Difficulties
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Unclear Speech

What can the participants achieve?

Elklan courses are externally quality assured and accredited by an OfQual regulated national Awarding Organisation. Participants can achieve 6 credits at level 2 or 3, the choice of level is made by the individual with guidance from the course tutors.


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Effective use of SaLT time:

Only referrals to SaLT of those children most in need :


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