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Specific Learning Difficulties

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This qual­i­fi­ca­tion aims to give you knowl­edge of dif­fer­ent spe­cif­ic learn­ing dif­fi­cul­ties, how they are diag­nosed and how indi­vid­u­als can be sup­port­ed. The qual­i­fi­ca­tion can be used by a wide range of peo­ple look­ing to improve their knowl­edge and aware­ness in this sub­ject area.


How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed via a port­fo­lio of evidence.

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this qual­i­fi­ca­tion, you 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 Under­stand Autism
  • Lev­el 2 and 3 Qual­i­fi­ca­tions in Sup­port­ing Indi­vid­u­als with Learn­ing Disabilties
  • Lev­el 2 and 3 Cer­tifi­cates in Sup­port­ing Teach­ing and Learn­ing in Schools 
  • Lev­el 2 and 3 Diplo­ma for the Chil­dren and Young Peo­ple’s Workforce
  • Lev­el 3 Award in Sup­port­ing Chil­dren and Young Peo­ple’s Speech, Lan­guage and Communication

Course Con­tent

You will study the following:

  • 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 


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New Col­lege Stam­ford offer more choice than any oth­er sixth forms so I could study more art based sub­jects. The teach­ers real­ly sup­port you to achieve the best you can.

Alice Hughes



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