Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate

Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate

Distance learning courses enable you to boost your career with a nationally recognised qualification even if you don’t have the time to attend training sessions. You will work your way through the qualification submitting work every 2 weeks, achieving within approximately three months.

Tired of searching for appropriate dyslexia courses? You can study this course to gain an understanding of specific learning difficulties, including dyslexia, dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD). You will learn about the range and characteristics of each learning difficulty or disorder, the importance of seeking a formal diagnosis of specific learning difficulties, how support for individuals can be provided in different settings and how attitudes, legislation and services related to specific learning difficulties have changed over time.

This course is split into four manageable units:

  • Signs, symptoms and diagnosis of specific learning difficulties

  • Living with a specific learning difficultly

  • Best practice relating to specific learning difficulties

  • Sources of information, support, legislation and guidance relevant to specific learning difficulties

This course is studied purely online and is ideal for those who are happy to work independently using our fully supported online learning platform.

For those local to Swindon, are returning to learning and would prefer to receive one-to-one support from a tutor, we offer a workbook option.

Entry requirements
  • The course is fully funded by the Government and to qualify, you must be aged 19 at the start of the academic year, have been resident in England for the last three years and be a UK citizen.

  • Learners must have a Level 2 English qualification.

  • Learners who are aged 19-23 must already have a full Level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs 4 and above OR A*-C, 2 AS Levels, 1 A-Level, Diploma Level 2, NVQ Level 2).

  • Distance Learning isn’t for everyone. If at your enrolment we feel that this mode of study may not be quite right for you, we will help you to find the one that is.

Additional resources/costs

No additional resources are needed.

Future career and study opportunities
  • You could complete one of our other Health and Social Care courses (e.g. Mental Health Problems, End of Life Care, Common Health Conditions etc.)

  • Autism Level 3

  • If you are local to Swindon and working in Health and Social Care setting for a minimum of 15 hours a week, you could progress to a Level 2 or 3 NVQ depending on your job role.

Fees Information

Free, however, if you do not complete your course, you will be charged £135 to cover administration and learning material costs.

For further career guidance, the National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. This service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Contact

If you have a question about this or any other adult and professional course, email parttimeadmissions@newcollege.ac.uk or call 01793 611470

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