Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties

Having a learning difficulty means that people find it harder to learn certain skills. As this affects around 15% of people, it is important for those working in healthcare, social care and education to have knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties such as ADHD, dyslexia and dyscalculia.

By completing the course, learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties. The units and topics included are ideal for learners who are looking to support individuals with SpLDs in any environment, be it at home, in the workplace, or in schools.

To enrol on this course, use the ‘Contact Us’ page or press the ‘call me back’ button to make an enquiry.


Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

Evidence your competency to employers

Further your personal and professional development

Gain an understanding of how Specific Learning Difficulties affect an individual’s life and those of others

Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

What you will learn:

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 – Understanding Supporting Individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties

Unit 5 – Understand the Context of Specific Learning Difficulties

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aged 24+, or if 19-23 must have completed a Level 2 or above qualification previously
  • Resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years, for purposes other than study