Course Type / Attendance


Distance Learning

Subject Area


Health, Social Care and Childcare

Start Date


Call 0191 511 6000

Course Length


16 weeks

Qualification


Certificate

Course Level


2

Award to be received


Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Regulatory Body


CACHE

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Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for those aged 19 and over who wish to develop an in-depth knowledge of Dyslexia, ADHD and other Specific Learning Difficulties. The units and topics included are ideal for learners who are looking to support individuals with SpLDs in any environment, be it at home, in the workplace, or in schools.

What do you need to apply for the course?

No previous knowledge and experience are required, however, minimum level 1 English skills would be beneficial for completion of assessments.

What are the key things you'll learn?

This course is split into five manageable units:
Unit 1: Understand Specific Learning Difficulties
Unit 2: Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties
Unit 3: Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties
Unit 4: Understanding supporting Individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties
Unit 5: Understand the context of Specific Learning Difficulties

How you will learn

Studying via distance learning means you can choose when and where you study. We ensure you get all the support you need throughout your course in the form of a personal tutor and a learner support advisor.

This course is available:

  • Paper-based

All of our award-winning, paper-based learning resources are of the highest quality and are designed to be engaging and interactive to keep you focused on your learning at all times.

  • Paper-based learning with online
    assessments.

Where could this course take you?

After successfully completing the course candidates will be able to further their own continuous professional development, which may improve their career prospects or progress to further training. You could also progress on to further study in the field or other Distance Learning programmes.

What costs will you incur?

Free.