Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties - Level 2

Course Code: SC1FE389


Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration
24/02/2022Bispham Campus12 WeeksApply
13/12/2022Bispham Campus12 WeeksApply

Course Overview

This qualification will provide you with knowledge of a range of learning difficulties that children may face, how they are diagnosed and how children can be better supported in their learning and development.

It is suitable for suitable for both current and aspiring teaching staff, learning support staff and teaching assistants or anyone looking to build their knowledge of dyslexia and other learning difficulties.

The course is delivered remotely and runs over 12 weeks with 4.5 hours of scheduled contact time each week.

You will be assigned a subject specialist course tutor who will deliver the live scheduled sessions. The tutor will also be available for weekly support and to guide you from the beginning to the completion of your qualification.  

Entry Requirements

No previous training or experience is required for this programme but you must be over 19 on the 31 August before the course start date.

Qualification Obtained

Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This course will be delivered remotely with live lectures and support sessions schedule for a total of 3.5 hours a week for 5 consecutive weeks from the course start date.

Within these sessions there will be tutor delivery, question and answer, discussion, group work tasks and individual tasks.  

It is expected that you will complete a minimum of 3.5 hours independent study, each week, outside of the class to complete the assessment tasks which take the form of electronic workbooks. 

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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