Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Course information:

The understanding Specific Learning Difficulties programme covers a range of areas, including, how to support individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties and the context and diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties.

This programme will help you to further your understanding of Dyslexia, ADHD and other Specific Learning Difficulties.

The Certificate consists of two assessments normally taking up to four weeks per assessment so there is no need to attend a college to gain the qualification. The learning materials contain the knowledge needed to meet the assessment requirements of the course and activities allow you to practice your skills and test your learning. Assessment is based on a combination of knowledge and skills learned on the programme. You must complete all assessments, within the agreed timescales and submit these for marking by our team of qualified tutors. Your tutor will provide feedback, advice and guidance to ensure you can complete the course. Upon successful completion of both assessments you will be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties.


There are no fees for this course as the Fire Brigades Union Learning Centre has secured funding with our Learning Partners. Please ensure that when you enrol on this course you are committed to completing the programme of study within the allocated timescales. Should you not complete the course in full, you may be required to pay a fee to cover registration, administration fees and learning material costs. Funded places are subject to availability and are subject to the terms and conditions of our Further Education Partners

Course Units:

  1. Understand Specific Learning Difficulties
  2. Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties
  3. Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties
  4. Understanding supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties
  5. Understand the context of Specific Learning Difficulties

Study mode:


Start date:

Flexible start dates after September 2018

End date:

Last enrolment date 30 Apr 2019


8 weeks

Regional availability:

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Added on Tue 13th Feb 2018.
Last updated on Tue 23rd Apr 2019.

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