Specific Learning Difficulties
Level 2 Certificate

Qualification Overview

Having a learning difficulty means that people find it harder to learn certain skills.
As this affects around 15% of people, it is important for those working in healthcare, social care and education to have knowledge of different learning difficulties such as ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia.

Qualification Information

  • Engage with the programme for 18 weeks
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Gain an understanding of how specific learning difficulties affect an individual’s life and those of others
  • Learn without the need to attend college

You Will Study:

  • Understand specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the effects of specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the diagnosis of specific learning difficulties
  • Understanding supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties
  • Understand the context of specific learning difficulties

Course Fees:

£400.00 Full Cost – Government funding may be available

Course Details

Type – eLearning
Online learning with 1:1 tutor support

Entry Requirements

This qualification is open to all and no previous experience or qualifications are required, therefore there are no specific pre-requisite qualifications.

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NFCE is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including Ofqual, the Welsh government, and the CCEA in Northern Ireland.

Progression Routes for Graduates

The qualification is designed to offer you entry to employment and progression within your employment; however you can also progress onto the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 – Working with individuals with learning difficulties
  • Level 2 – Behaviours that challenge
  • Level 2 – Introducing care for children and young people