Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
What does the qualification cover?
This qualification aims to develop your knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. You will develop knowledge of dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism.
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is suitable for teaching staff, care staff or anyone building their knowledge of dyslexia and other learning difficulties. This qualification would be suitable for those working within healthcare, social care, chilcare or education contexts.
How is the qualification structured?
To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties, you are required to successfully complete the mandatory units:
- 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
How is it assessed?
To achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units. This is achieved by completing assessments provided in the learning resources. The Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties is internally assessed.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. You need to be aged 19+ and resided in the EU for the last 3 years in order to access funding.
The course is free, however, there is a charge of £50 which is payable if the student does not complete the course.
Making your application
We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.
Fees and funding
If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.
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