Course Overview

There’s a misconception that specific learning difficulties are the same as learning disabilities. This is incorrect. They refer to a group of conditions that affect how we process, learn or retain information. You may have heard about conditions like dyslexia, attention deficit disorder (ADD), and dyscalculia. But are you aware of their diagnosis or how to support individuals? Whether you’re a teaching or healthcare professional, our Level 2 Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties course develops your knowledge of learning difficulties and barriers individuals may face.

Specific learning difficulties are prevalent throughout society. According to the British Dyslexia Association, ten per cent (10%) of the UK population are dyslexic. Furthermore, Demos, Britain’s leading think-tank, revealed that 5% of children and 2.5% of adults are affected by ADD. (And that’s just the people diagnosed). Thing is, these specific learning difficulties affect our coping mechanisms, how we manage our surroundings, but also our relationships with others. Of course, if we can help you to prevent this, we’re ready to support you!

Perhaps you know someone with specific learning difficulties? Maybe you want to better identify and support those living these difficulties? If so, then look no further. Our online Level 2 Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties course is a vital addition to any teaching, social or healthcare resume. You can study it in your own time and space and this RQF qualification will quickly develop your insight into specific learning difficulties. As a result, you can better support people and advance your chosen career.

This Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties course teaches you:

  • The characteristics of specific learning difficulties
  • How various difficulties overlap or occur together
  • Hyposensitivity and hypersensitivity in individuals
  • Case studies with examples of people with difficulties
  • Signs of learning difficulties in life, work and education
  • Common misconceptions around learning difficulties
  • How an individual’s learning difficulties may affect others
  • Effects on the individual of internal and external factors
  • The importance of formal diagnosis and barriers to diagnosis
  • Discrimination in the workplace, education and social settings
  • And so much more!

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

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The learning hours for this course are up to 153 hours, which is around 50 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

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CACHE stands for the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education, and are the leading specialist Awarding Organisation for the Care and Education Sector.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive the following qualification: NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties.

That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to Level 2 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

In 2015, NCFE acquired CACHE. As of September 2017, our CACHE courses will now be known as NCFE CACHE, and you will receive your certificate from both awarding bodies.

This qualification comes with NCFE CACHE Level 2 certification. NCFE CACHE have been developing courses in the childcare, education and healthcare sectors since 1945 and are one of the most reputable awarding bodies for qualifications in the UK and overseas. Practitioners working in these areas are much more employable having gained NCFE CACHE certification and many employers specifically ask for their qualifications when taking on members of staff.

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • Level 2 and 3 Certificates in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
Our course code
X224
Qualification Code
603/2041/2
Official Qualification Title
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

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Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level two: the equivalent difficulty of a GCSE, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English
Minimum age
16 years old.

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