CACHE Pathway 10 – Level 2 Certificate in Specific Learning Difficulties – Online

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This qualification aims to develop learners’ understanding of different specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, ADHD and dyspraxia and explore how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported.

Course Information

The qualification can be used by a wide range of learners looking to improve
their knowledge and awareness in this subject area, including those working
within healthcare, social care and education contexts.

The course is studied online or face to face. You will gain a valuable
qualification which will enhance your CV and future career opportunities. You
will be supported online by experienced tutors who will help to guide you
through your learning programme. Full training will be given to enable you to
access the learning experiences provided online.


Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for learners who provide direct support (including parents and carers) and those working in sectors such as education, social care, healthcare, leisure and entertainment.

Units / Modules

You will study a range of different topics including:

  • Understanding specific learning difficulties
  • Understanding the effects of specific learning difficulties
  • Understanding the diagnosis of specific learning difficulties
  • How to support individuals with specific learning difficulties
  • The context of specific learning difficulties

Benefits / Skills

  • Flexible learning - study at a time and pace suitable for your own needs
  • Accredited qualification to enhance your CV
  • Greater awareness of how to support individuals with specific learning difficulties
  • A foundation for progression onto further study in special educational needs
  • Support from experienced tutors with industry experience
  • Develop wider skills in using technology through online learning activities

Assessment Types

Learners must complete a portfolio of evidence. There will also be continuous assessment which includes written tasks and activities, case studies and project work.

Entry Requirements

  • Aged 19+
  • There are no formal entry or experience requirements, however you will need to be at Level 1 for literacy

Career Progression

Progression may include:

  • Understanding Autism Level 2
  • Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health Level 2
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools Certificates Level 2 and 3
  • Children and Young People’s Workforce Diploma Level 2 and 3

Course Details


12 Weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


Flexible online learning


Understanding the principles of supporting individuals with a specific learning difficulty

Extra Curriculum

No experience required

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Leeds City College
Leeds City College