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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties - Free Online Course

The Skills Network
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4-12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties - Free Online Course

Tired of searching for suitable Specific Learning Difficulties and dyslexia courses? Distance learning makes this qualification accessible to everyone. By completing this qualification, you will gain knowledge of several different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. You will develop an understanding of the positive aspects and strengths or individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties in addition to exploring the barriers they may face.

Why choose The Skills Network?

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries

Training Course Content

Unit 1: Understand Specific Learning Difficulties

In this unit you will gain an understanding of what is meant by the term ‘Specific Learning Difficulty’. You will research the characteristics of different difficulties and co-occurring conditions. You will also gain an understanding of common misconceptions and how the difficulty is a lifelong condition.

Unit 2: Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties

Throughout this unit you will gain an understanding of how Specific Learning Difficulties affect an individual’s life and those of others around them. You will gain an understanding of how the attitudes of others can impact the individuals and on completion of the unit will be able to identify the strengths and barriers an individual may experience.

Unit 3: Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties

In this unit you will gain an understanding of the importance of gaining an early diagnosis and the impact of delayed or non-diagnosis. You will also investigate the diagnosis process and the professionals involved.

Unit 4: Understanding supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties

This unit will explain how to support an individual with a Specific Learning Difficulty in a variety of settings. You will gain an understanding of different coping strategies and assistive technology that can be used as support.

Unit 5: Understand the context of Specific Learning Difficulties

Within this unit you will gain an understanding of how attitudes, legislation and services have evolved over time to support individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties.

Why choose The Skills Network

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For Individuals or Private People

This course is free of charge if you meet the criteria for funding. To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enroll on.

If you do not meet the criteria for funding, you can still "Click to apply" and you will be able to purchase the course. 

For Employers or Group Funding Requests

Funding is available for adult education courses across a range of sectors. At no cost to your organisation, your staff can excel in their role with a nationally recognised qualification.

Our goal is to smoothly and quickly help you to apply for this funding. Fill in your details below to get started today.

Continuing Studies

This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

  • Occupational Therapist – up to £26,390
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant – up to £25,000
  • Teaching Assistant – up to £17,617

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The Skills Network – Making learning and skills accessible

The Skills Network is a market-leading training provider, delivering distance learning courses across a range of sectors. With a wide portfolio of highly flexible courses, The Skills Network supports employers and learners to develop their skills and achieve their goals. Whatever the...


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YO8 8RY Selby, North Yorkshire

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