Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

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This qualification aims to give learners knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported.

Course Information

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. The qualification can be used by a wide range of learners looking to improve their knowledge and awareness in this subject area.

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Who is this course for?

The purpose of this qualification is to equip learners with the knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. 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 qualification is also suitable for teaching staff, care staff or anyone looking to build their knowledge of dyslexia and other learning difficulties.

Units / Modules

To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties, learners are required to successfully complete 5 mandatory units:

  • Unit 01 Understand Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 02 Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 03 Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 04 Understanding supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 05 Understand the context of Specific Learning Difficulties

There is no grading for this qualification.

Benefits / Skills

This qualification will help you get into, or progress within, employment in the healthcare or social care sectors in a variety of job roles where an understanding dignity and safeguarding. You can also take this qualification to support your progression into further learning within the Health and Social Care sector.

Entry Requirements

There aren’t any specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.

Career Progression

The primary purpose of this qualification is to prepare you to enter, or progress within, employment in the Health and Social Care sector. This qualification will provide the underpinning knowledge of specific learning difficulties. Successful completion will help support a number of job roles within the Health and Social Care sector:

  • care assistant or worker
  • personal care assistant
  • adult social care relief team worker
  • night care assistant
  • support worker (supported living)
  • key workers in residential/domiciliary/day care settings
  • palliative care hospice worker
  • home care support worker
  • re-enablement worker
  • healthcare support service worker
  • clinical healthcare support worker
  • healthcare assistant
  • counsellor
  • bereavement support worker.

The qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas: Horizontal progression into, for example:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 2 Diploma in Healthcare Support
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working with People with Mental Health Needs
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
  • Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship

Vertical progression into, for example:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
  • Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support
  • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
  • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
  • Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship
  • Senior Healthcare Support Worker Apprenticeship

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Course Details

Duration

10 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Course Code

77242-01

Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

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The qualification is supported by employers in the Health and Social Care sector.

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