Diploma in Learning Disability Awareness - Level 3South London College
Learning disability, as the term suggests, does not render a person incapable to learn or grasp new things. On the contrary, a person with a learning disability can be as smart as or smarter than normal people. However, their brains are wired in a different way that makes conventional learning difficult for them, which is why it is important to identify the learning disability in a person to make appropriate learning arrangements.
If you came here wanting to learn more about learning disabilities to start up a career in teaching, counselling, psychology or social care, you are at the right place. This disability awareness course is designed to thoroughly educate you on learning disabilities and its causes to help you support and assist individuals with this condition.
The course curriculum will examine the effects of learning disabilities on the person and his/her family, after which you will understand how to support people with disabilities through communication, behaviors, environment and by promoting physical care. This course will also explore the mental health of people with learning disabilities to help you empower them. By the end of this course, you will be well informed about learning disabilities to spread awareness and to help your loved ones.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that South London College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by South London College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
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*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
Suitability - Who should attend?
Who Is This Course Aimed at?
- Job seekers
- Professionals dealing with people having difficulties in learning
- Anyone interested in learning about learning disability
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT
- A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).Course Code: QLS-04844
Training Course Content
1: Learning Disability Overview
2: The Causes Of Learning Disability And The Effects On The Person And His, Her Family
3: Supporting People With Learning Disabilities By Enabling Communication
4: Supporting People With Learning Disabilities- Environment And Behaviour
5: Supporting People With Learning Disabilities- Physical Care
6: Mental Health Care And Empowering People With Learning Disabilities
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of Assessment
In order to complete the Diploma in Learning Disability Awareness - Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
This level 3 diploma in learning disability awareness will help improve your candidature for various job positions related to learning disabilities condition. You can use this diploma to build on your existing expertise and to put you in line to demand for job promotions and salary increments from your organisation. If you wish to learn more on learning disabilities, you can use this diploma as the foundation to pursue your higher studies as well. Few of the job positions you can get ahold of with this diploma are given below,
- Teacher asistant
- Social care worker
- Learning disabilities specialist
Other jobs you can get
- Learning disabilities program coordinator
- Learning disabilities teacher
- Educational consultants
South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...
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