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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Highlights Include

• Distance learning study – 6 weeks duration
• Free to study
• Nationally recognised award
• Study materials offered online or in paper format


Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Off Site Activity (Distance Learning) Fees: 16 - 18 N/A
19 - 23 N/A
24+ N/A
Overseas £800.00

What does this course cover?


The Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties comprises of 5 units:

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 – Understand supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties

Unit 5 – Understand the context of Specific Learning Difficulties

Who is this course for?

This qualification is suitable for teaching staff, care staff or anyone looking to build their knowledge of dyslexia and other learning difficulties.

What can I do after this course?

By undertaking this course, you will be able to further your own continuous professional development, which could support you in improving your career prospects. You can also progress on to further qualifications in education, social care or related subjects.

Why choose this course?

This qualification aims to give learners knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. Specific Learning Difficulties describes a group of conditions; the most common of these are Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyslexia, Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, and Dyscalculia.

Entry requirements

No formal academic qualifications are required to study this course. Learners must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years.

Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

This qualifications requires three to four hours of study each week using the distance learning workbooks.  In addition you will be required to successfully complete the tutor marked written assessments as evidence of achievement.


This course takes six weeks to complete.  You can start the course at any time of the year.

How will I be assessed?

The course requires two assessments to be completed and passed to achieve the qualification.

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