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Specific Learning Difficulties

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About the course

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.

Why study?

  • 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

  • Understand Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Understand the Effects of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Understand the Diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Understand Supporting Individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Understand the Context of Specific Learning Difficulties

How much does it cost?

This course is free* to study if you are:

Aged 19 or over on the 1 August 2021

  • Living in UK and meet the residency eligibility rules
  • Are not currently studying an apprenticeship

*Costs for adult programmes have changed. If you live in a devolved funding area you may have to pay for your programme. This includes residents of Greater Cambridge and Peterborough.

If you currently reside in any of the devolved authorities listed below (based on you home postcode) your study with Harlow College is not eligible for AEB funding and you may be required to pay tuition fees. You may be eligible for funding from other providers.

  • The Greater Manchester Combined Authority
  • The Liverpool City Region Combined 
  • The West of England Combined Authority
  • The West Midlands Combined Authority
  • The Tees Valley Combined Authority
  • The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
  • The Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority
  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority
  • The West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Awarding Body

NCFE/CACHE

I'm interested. What should I do now?

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