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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Course Overview

Our level 2 certificate in understanding specific learning difficulties is great for both individuals as well as employers looking for training to upskill their staff.

This certificate in level 2 understanding specific learning difficulties aims to help develop knowledge of several different specific learning difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. It also covers how to understand the positive aspects and strengths of individuals with specific learning difficulties in addition to exploring the barriers they may face.

Key Information

Course Length
8 to 12 weeks

Course Level
Level 2

Awarding Body
(E-certificates upon achievement)

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Fully online learning resources and assessments
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Gain an accredited level 2 qualification
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unlimited support from qualified tutors
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

Direct Debit

Funded Course
England Only

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Unit 1: Signs, symptoms and diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties

Develop an understanding of common Specific Learning Difficulties, recognise signs that may indicate a Specific Learning Difficulty and understand the importance of a professional diagnosis.

Unit 2: Sources of information, support, legislation and guidance relevant to Specific Learning Difficulties

Gain an understanding of . legislation and guidance that is relevant to individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties and the roles and responsibilities of those involved in protecting the rights of those individuals.

Unit 3: Living with a Specific Learning Difficulty

Develop an understanding of the experiences of those living with a Specific Learning Difficulty, how society impacts those individuals and the impact of an indiviudal's learning difficulty on those around them. Within this unit, you will also look to understand the positive contributions that can be made by individuals with a Specific Learning Difficulty in different environments.

Unit 4: Best practice relating to Specific Learning Difficulties

Within this unit, you will understand the best practices in providing support to and protecting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties.

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