Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

LEVEL 2 | Health & Wellbeing Course | Length Dependent On Learner Ability

About the Course

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. The purpose of this qualification is to equip learners with knowledge of a range of specific learning difficulties, such as ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia. The course is aimed at learners looking to improve their understanding and awareness of the below key topics, especially those working in healthcare, social care and education.


• 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 at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

Course Units

• Unit 1 - The characteristics of ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and dyscalculia
• Unit 2 - How specific learning difficulties can affect children and adults in different ways
• Unit 3 - The importance of early diagnosis
• Unit 4 - The various assessment methods available to diagnose specific learning difficulties
• Unit 5 - How individuals can be supported to gain, start and continue with study and employment

Is this course for me?

Is this course for me?
This course is fully funded and is available to anyone who falls within the eligibility requirements below: 

• Age 19+ 
• EU / UK Resident for 3+ years

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