Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Distance Learning Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The duration of this course is 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon knowledge of the subject.

This qualification aims to give learners 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 learners looking to improve their knowledge and awareness in this subject area.

Unit 1 – Understand Specific Learning Difficulties

  • Section 1 Understand the range and characteristics of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Section 2 Understand the nature of Specific Learning Difficulties

Unit 2 – Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties

  • Section 1 Understand the effects of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Section 2 Understand the strengths and barriers faced by individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties

Unit 3 – Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties

  • Section 1 Understand the importance of seeking a formal diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Section 2 Understand the process of diagnosing Specific Learning Difficulties

Unit 4 – Understanding supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties

  • Section 1 Understand how support for individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties can be provided in different settings
  • Section 2 Understand how individualised support is provided

Unit 5 – Understand the context of Specific Learning Difficulties

  • Section 1 Understand how attitudes, legislation and services related to Specific Learning Difficulties have changed over time
  • Section 2 Understand legislation in relation to Specific Learning Difficulties

Assessment Methods

Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

This course will be delivered online or paperbased over 16-20 weeks with 129 guided learning hours.

Course Summary

Course Title Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Distance Learning Level 2
Entry Requirements

Eligibility for FREE Level 2 Distance Learning courses:



  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/19

  • Must have lived in the EU for the last three years

  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of
    Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley
    and the West Midlands.

  • Must have a full Level 2 qualification or above in any subject (i.e QCF
    Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three AS Levels, CSE
    grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ Intermediate, First
    Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of Learning Level
    2).


or



  • Unemployed and claiming benefits, and using the qualification to obtain
    work.


An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the
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I really enjoy studying at Bridgwater & Taunton College. All of my lessons have a friendly atmosphere and my tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to degree level.

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