The level 2 certificate in understanding specific learning difficulties is great for both individuals as well as employers looking for training to upskill their staff.
This certificate in level 2 understanding specific learning difficulties aims to help develop knowledge of several different specific learning difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. It also covers how to understand the positive aspects and strengths of individuals with specific learning difficulties in addition to exploring the barriers they may face.
Course Length: 16 weeks on average
Awarding Body: TQUK (E-certificates upon achievement)
- Paper materials
- Online assessment
- Paper assessment
There is no prior qualification needed to access this course however; learners must be aged 16 years or over.
This course is part of our fully funded range of Level 2 courses so is free to the majority of learners – eligibility criteria applies.
Unit 1: Understand Specific Learning Difficulties
Develop an understanding of what is meant by the term learning difficulty and research the characteristics of different difficulties and co-occurring conditions. Similarly develop an understanding of common misconceptions and how a learning difficulty is a lifelong condition.
Unit 2: Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties
Gain an understanding of how specific learning difficulties affect an individual’s life and those of others around them. Develop an understanding of how the attitudes of others can impact the individuals and develop the tools to identify the strengths and barriers an individual may experience.
Unit 3: Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties
Develop an understanding of the importance of gaining an early diagnosis and the impact of delayed or non-diagnosis. Investigate the diagnosis process and the professionals involved.
Unit 4: Understanding supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties
Explore how to support an individual with a Specific Learning Difficulty in a variety of settings and gain an understanding of different coping strategies and assistive technology that can be used as support.
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