Level 2 Certificate Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
Health & Social Care
Adult Further Education
What is the course about?
This qualification will help develop your knowledge of specific learning difficulties and how these affect individuals. You will also learn how people are diagnosed and how they can be supported. This course is suitable for anyone working within education, healthcare, and social care. The qualification focuses on dyslexia along with other hidden disabilities.
Why should I choose the course?
Around 15% of people have a learning difficulty, which means they can find it harder to learn certain skills. If you're looking to improve your understanding and awareness of learning difficulties, this is the correct course for you. You will learn about a range of specific learning difficulties, including ADHD, dyslexia, and dyscalculia. The course is ideal for people working in a variety of sectors, such as healthcare, social care, and education.
What will I learn?
Throughout this course you will cover the following units:
- The characteristics of ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and dyscalculia
- How specific learning difficulties can affect children and adults in different ways
- The importance of early diagnosis
- The various assessment methods available to diagnose specific learning difficulties
- How individuals can be supported to gain, start, and continue with study and employment.
What will the course lead on to?
If you are working in a relevant sector or wish to in the future, this course will boost your skills and make a valuable addition to your CV. If you would like to study further, related courses can be viewed on our website. For more information, contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
You should have access and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
If you are aged 19-23 you must hold a full level 2 qualification.
If you are currently undertaking an apprenticeship programme you will be exempt from enrolling on this course.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.
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