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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

By completing this qualification, your employees will gain knowledge of several different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be support. Your employees will also develop an understanding of the positive aspects and strengths of individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties in addition to exploring the barriers they may face.


Unit 1: Understand specific learning difficulties

In this unit, your employees will learn about the range and characteristics of specific learning difficulties, as well as the nature of them.

Unit 2: Understand the effects of specific learning difficulties

Within this unit, your employees will discover the effects of specific learning difficulties, as well as the strengths and barriers faced by individuals with them.

Unit 3: Understand the diagnosis of specific learning difficulties

In this unit, your employees will learn about the importance of seeking a formal diagnosis of specific learning difficulties and the process of diagnosing specific learning difficulties.

Unit 4: Understanding supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties

This unit will inform your employees of how support for individuals with specific learning difficulties can be provided in different settings and how individualised support is provided.

Unit 5: Understand the context of specific learning difficulties

In this unit, your employees will learn about how attitudes, legislation and services related to specific learning difficulties have changed over time. They will also learn to understand legislation in relation to specific learning difficulties.

The benefits of this course include:

  • You will see improved staff retention
  • Employees will achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Employees can learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Employees will receive subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries
  • Funding available – speak to one of our team for more information and to see if your staff are eligible.
  • Full cost Direct debit Fully funded
    £299 Initial payment of £29.90, 4 monthly payments of £67.28 To be eligible you must:
  • Be aged 19 or over
  • Have lived in the European Union for the past three years
  • Not be a current learner with The Skills Network or another provider
  • Learners must reside in England
  • NOT have done the course of interest before.
  • Key Information

    Funding Fully Funded
    (Subject to eligibility)
    Full Cost Price £299.00
    Course Length 8-12 weeks
    average course length
    Awarding Body TQUK
    Learning Method(s)

    Paper based
    learning materials
    with online assessment

    Paper based
    learning materials and
    paper based assessment

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