Level 3 Award (CPD)
This CPD course is priced at £200 (Inc. VAT)
All of our courses are VAT deductible, so if a school or charity is paying for the course, the VAT (20%) can be offset.
This course is suitable for anyone looking to gain further understanding about dyslexia.
We are fortunate enough to have trained over 500 Specialist Teachers, not all of these were from a teaching background. Many of them started with courses like this.
We anticipate this online CPD course will take approximately 50 hours to complete.
Units of Work
- Unit 1: Understand the Context of a Provision for Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties
- Planning, Teaching and Reviewing Interventions for Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties
This course is remote.
Online Learning Platform
We provide an online learning platform for you, which you have access to through-out your course. The content includes videos and quizzes, helping you to embed your knowledge.
We also provide dedicated IT support if required.
Why do we do it remotely?
- We believe teaching remotely provides people nationally and internationally an equal opportunity to gain our qualification; giving as many learners as possible the opportunity to receive the support they require.
- Candidates learn at different paces.
- Enables us to adapt and ensure the course content is 100% accurate and delivered in the best way possible.
We start this CPD course at a level that is accessible to everyone, regardless of their previous experience.
We regularly conduct internal quality assurance exercises alongside regular external quality assurance inspections. This ensures we maintain our high standards.
As the course is delivered remotely, there is therefore a requirement to have access to a computer. We do provide IT Support if required.
This course is delivered by co-authors of the course. It has been designed in a way that is realistic and practical. The course is delivered by people who have previous experience of:
- Working in mainstream settings
- Founding and running a specialist school
- Working as teachers
- Working as headteachers in both mainstream and specialist settings
- Supporting and training within the Public sector.
- Working as governors.
- Understand the terminology used when learning about dyslexia/specific learning difficulties
- Understand the barriers facing learners with dyslexia/SpLD and possible support strategies.
- Understand how to evaluate an intervention programme for learners with dyslexia/specific learning difficulties (SpLD)
- Understand the qualities required of a dyslexia friendly practitioner
- Be able to prepare case studies for two learners
- Be able to carry out assessments to inform a teaching programme
- Be able to develop teaching programmes
- Be able to evaluate the delivery and outcome of lessons
This is a practical introduction to understanding and supporting learners with dyslexia and/or specific learning difficulties, taught through a range of videos, cartoons, activities and powerpoints.