Notetaker Tutor Training at City Lit

Would you like to train manual note takers to support students with disabilities?

This one day course trains you to teach the OCNLR notetaking syllabus.

You will receive a City Lit certificate and can apply for permission for your college to deliver the note taking course.


Notetaker Tutor Training (Course code GT622)


27 April 2013


Plan and run a note taking course

Use marking and assessment to develop trainees’ skills

Promote good working practice in an educational setting

Extend good practice of developing services for disabled students

Promote personal skills and self evaluation skills of note taking trainees


10.00 to 17.00


The City Lit Centre for Deaf Education and Learning Support

Keeley Street

London W2B 4BA near Holborn or Covent Garden tube stations


Full fee £325. No concessions


Tutors are Paul Clark and Michael Peart who are both responsible for City Lit note taking Quality Standards

CONTACT: or 020 7492 2725 for further information and application form

Clarion Training Bursary Scheme for Communication Professionals

We have recently received details of a new bursary being offered by Clarion to communication professionals:

Clarion’s Training Bursary Scheme for Communication Professionals

Who is the bursary aimed at?

Any NRCPD registered  BSL/English Interpreter (or about to register),  Deafblind interpreters, Speech To Text Reporters, foreign slgn language interpreters and Communication Support Workers (CSW).

What are the aims of the scheme ?

To support communication professionals working with deaf people

To contribute financially to their Continuous Professional Development (CPD),

To contribute to the quality of our interpreting provision and

To help interpreters who wish  to add to their toolkit of skills.

How long does it run for?

Until the end of  March 2013. The training Course must be completed by then with proof of attendance as well as the ability to qualify.  After this, the success of the scheme will be reviewed and possibly repeated.

Which courses?

Any interpreter training course that contributes directly to CPD

Any course resulting in qualified CSW status (e.g. Deafmatters, City Lit, or Cambridge Regional College),

Any course improving on or adding skills to an already established interpreting base.

How much is it?

Between £100- £400 per person depending on the course and the needs of the individual.


Anywhere in the England or Wales.

How much is available ?

We have a total fund of £8,500 until March 2013.


To find out if you are eligible and for details of how to apply, please go to the Clarion website:


Welcome to our new website

We invite you to look around.

You can find out who we are and what we do. Different types of Notetaking are explained.  We have information on membership of the Association and training courses. We also have links to other useful websites.

If you are looking for a Notetaker the “Find a Notetaker” links go to our Register of Members which gives all the details you need.

Our thanks go to the Big Lottery for funding this project.