Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Around 15% of people have a learning difficulty, which means they can find it harder to learn certain skills.

If your team is looking to improve their understanding and awareness of learning difficulties, this is the course for them. They will learn about a range of specific learning difficulties, including ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia. It’s great for people working in a variety of sectors, such as healthcare, social care and education.

Course Content

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


  • Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Further your teams 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 them and your business without the need to attend college
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Course information:

Awarding body:
Course duration:
6 Weeks
Course location:
Online, Paper Based

Who is this course for?

This qualification will be suitable for teaching staff, care staff or anyone looking to build their knowledge of dyslexia and other learning difficulties. The qualification would be suitable for those working within healthcare, social care and education contexts.

Key facts:

  • Nationally recognised Level 2 Qualification
  • Learn at a time that suits them and your business
  • Unit 1 – Understand Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 2 - Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 3 – Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 4 – Understanding supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Unit 5 – Understand the Context of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Available as a single-unit course, Somerset only

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To apply or find out more information about the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties course, please complete the form below, or call us on 01202 551553

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