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Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Somerset Skills & Learning
Course summary
16 weeks
Online courses
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Professional Training

Course description

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

This qualification aims to give you the knowledge of different specific learning difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. The qualification can be used to improve your knowledge and awareness in this subject area.

Gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Establish a long-standing career pathway within the health and social care sector.

This course is delivered via distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you study.

Study will enhance both your personal skills and professional development.

Personal tutors are assigned to you to ensure you have the support needed to succeed.

Suitability - Who should attend?

To be eligible you must be aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for more than 3 years.

Training Course Content

This course is split into five units:

  • Unit 01 - Understand specific learning difficulties.
  • Unit 02 - Understand the effects of specific learning.
  • Unit 03 - Understand the diagnosis of specific learning difficulties.
  • Unit 04 - Understanding supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties.
  • Unit 05 - Understand the context of specific learning difficulties.

Why choose Somerset Skills & Learning

95% of our students would recommend us to family and friends

Over 6,000 learners supported this year

Over 100 courses on offer


This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and have lived in the EU for the past 3 years and currently living in England outside of Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley and West Midlands. If you have not lived in the EU for the past 3 years, please contact us to discuss.

Continuing Studies

Course progression

On completion of this course, there are a number of progression routes:

  • 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 Understanding Autism
  • Level 2 and 3 qualifications in Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • 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

About provider

Somerset Skills & Learning

We are a leading provider of apprenticeships, traineeships and qualification courses across Somerset. We deliver from centres in Taunton, Bridgwater, Yeovil and Frome as well as via distance learning. As a leading adult education provider we also provide adult community...

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Courtenay House
Blackbrook Park Avenue
BA11 1FW Taunton Somerset

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