Level 2 Certificate in Dyslexia and Other Specific Learning Difficulties

About the course

With approximately 15% of people being affected by Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs), it is important for individuals to develop their understanding of what SpLDs are and how they can affect the lives of those impacted by them. From dyslexia and dyscalculia to ADHD and DCD, there are many types of SpLD and some people are affected by more than one. This course will help to identify ways of supporting individuals with dyslexia and other SpLDs.

By completing the course, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of dyslexia 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.

Who will Benefit from the Course

This course is ideal for learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of Specific Learning Difficulties. This could include teaching staff that wish to further their understanding of dyslexia, ADHD and other Specific Learning Difficulties, as well as employers who are looking for ways to support their workforce. This course is suitable for learners aged 16 or above.

Learning Method

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 earner support advisor.

This Course is Available:

• Online

The online course is available on The Skills Network’s online learning platform, EQUAL, online learning with a difference. EQUAL features:

• Exciting and engaging content

• Interactivity - featuring videos and games to enhance learning

• Virtual tutors who offer hints, tips and guidance throughout the course

What you will 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

Benefits

• Gain an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

• Develop an enhanced knowledge of dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties

• Courses are delivered as distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where to study

• Personal tutors are assigned to ensure you have the support needed to succeed

About our Online Adult Skills Courses

In partnership with The Skills Network, our Online Training courses allow a more flexible learning experience when compared to face-to-face classroom study. Our range of courses are perfect if you are looking to develop a career in health and/or well-being alongside any commitments that you may have. As with all of our Funded Adult Skills courses, you may be entitled to have your fees fully or partially funded. 

Some of the courses may require paper-based learning materials. Please allow between 5-7 working days for these to arrive after your enrollment. Once confirmed you will receive an automated email to access your learning materials through our EQUAL system.

Looking to receive funding to study an Adult Skills course?

Find out if you meet the criteria to receive either full or partial AEB funding by downloading our AEB Funding Application Form. Once completed, email the form to the Adult Skills Team